September 15 is Always a Taxing Day

I am blessed and I know it. I try hard never to complain. But, I’ve gotta tell ya’, paying estimated taxes ruins my day. Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on (usually self-employed) income that is not subject to the withholding requirements that apply on...

Why Did Zelda’s Amazing Bread Stop Rising?

Or: What Happened to Grain and How Celiac Disease Became an Epidemic My mother baked bread three times a week while I grew up. Sometimes if there was extra dough she would fry it and make what she called scones. They were really something—spectacular with her...