I have been eating a lot of rice lately, along with half of the people of the world. According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization rice supplies nearly 900 calories a day to those in China. However, less than 100 calories per day per person are gathered by rice here in the US, where our staple foods are genetically modified meats and sugars.
Tower cranes in Southeast Washington DC hover over the area around RFK Stadium. This area may be the future site of DC's baseball stadium, if not a revamped RFK itself.
I went to a Thanksgiving Dinner at my friends' parent's house. There was excellent Thanksgiving Ham and Turkey and plenty to talk about after dinner ... and for weeks to come. I am thankful for the invitation.