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Shopping Carts

I once interviewed Luke, the manager of the neighborhood Hy-Vee supermarket for my afternoon public service radio show. One of the few memorable bits of information was the costs of shopping carts. Luke stated that they range in price from … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

The salad I craved Sunday called for romaine lettuce, but there was none of it in the fridge. So, I walked the few blocks to the HyVee supermarket to buy the romaine and a few other goodies I wanted for … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Consuming Food

Regardless of who we are, no matter what our station in life we are consumers of food. I know that this is an obvious statement. It’s also a fact that we rarely ponder. Breathing air, drinking water, and consuming food … Continue reading

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National Frozen Food Day

I was quite fortunate to have a satisfying job at a grocery store while I earned my way through college.  As I worked my way up through the ranks, I was given the job of Frozen Foods Manager.  In many ways, … Continue reading

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Obsolescent?

“Society turns away from the aged worker as though he belonged to another species….Old age exposes the failure of our entire civilization.”–Simone de Beauvoir   The first job that paid a regular paycheck to me was as a stock clerk … Continue reading

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