The Chowder – Dixon Line

"In 1939, Cleveland Sleeper, a lawmaker from Maine, introduced a bill that would have made it a crime to add tomatoes to clam chowder. He debated Joe DiMaggio (New York Yankee, pro-tomato) on the radio. Set aside the obvious travesty of tomato-based chowder, and then the question becomes: Creamy broth? Or clear broth? Bacon fat, or no bacon fat?"

Dear Deann — It is January 1, 2021

Deann said that learning everything will take a long time, and I would have to be patient with myself. She said that from her perspective, even though I was not yet up to speed with the menus and on the restaurant's systems, the guests were benefitting from my presence in the dining room — because of my conscientious nature, honesty, and heart.

Christmas Day / Raven’s aunt Denise’s birthday / My theory of the JFK assassination

Merry Xmas! Here's my hypothesis: Anti-Communists killed Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald was an Anti-Communist spy.