• Five Fun Food Facts on a Friday
    October 23, 2015

    Five Fun Food Facts on a Friday: October Edition

    Happy Friday! Welcome to a new series on The Saucy Spork called "Five Fun Food Facts on a Friday". One Friday every month, I'll be sharing a variety of random facts about food to lift your spirits while you wrap up your week and slip ...more
  • A Life of Fantasy (Football)
    September 3, 2015

    A Life of Fantasy (Football)

    Life is full of surprises, isn’t it? They come in many shapes and sizes and have the capacity to deliver all different types of news. My favorite surprises, though, come in the form of friendships. More than once in my relatively short ...more
  • Katie Fry
    August 26, 2015

    Keep on Keeping on

    Earlier this year--Tuesday, April 28th, to be exact--my good friend, Katherine Cox, saw a dream become reality when she placed a freshly minted copy of her book, Katie Fry Private Eye, on the shelves of the bookstore where she's worked for ...more
  • The Wonders of Family and Fresh Air
    August 21, 2015

    Sweet Home Carolina

    August has been a bit of a complicated month for me. There has been as much cause for celebration as there has been for apprehension. I’ve been a bit tongue-tied by the goings-on of the month as is evidenced by the radio silence from my ...more
  • August 19, 2015

    Sweet Home Carolina Gallery

    Last weekend I ventured down south to visit with my family in North Carolina. We were celebrating another revolution around the sun for my mom as well as an end-of-season party for the local softball team my dad, brother and many of my ...more
  • Old Friends & Arepas
    July 27, 2015

    Old Friends & Arepas

    For the past two weekends I have had the true pleasure of spending time with people I’ve known for well over twenty years. Being in the presence of someone who more or less knows your entire history can be a strange and comforting thing, ...more
  • July 17, 2015

    Checking the Pulse: Perspective and a Peptalk

    We humans are a special bunch. We’ve got big ol’ brains stuffed into our big ol’ heads that are capable of doing big ol’ things. As I was driving through the Catskill Mountains this past weekend, I was in constant admiration of the ...more
  • Financial Anxiety, Simmer Down
    July 7, 2015

    Financial Anxiety, Simmer Down

    For this week’s blog post, I was flirting with the idea of phoning in an article and maybe writing a bit about hangover cures for the weary partier left to nurse their wounds after a night of rowdy revelry in celebration of our nation...more
  • A Garden Grows in Brooklyn
    June 28, 2015

    A Garden Grows in Brooklyn

    Last summer, my wife and I moved out of our apartment and home of five years in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and relocated a few miles east to a neighborhood called Bushwick. At the time, this was a bit of a tragic event for us because we loved ...more
  • Pops Put Simply Happy Father's Day
    June 21, 2015

    Pops, Put Simply

    Happy Father's Day Howdy Pops, While I wish that I could see you today and make you a pile of the fried catfish featured on the site this week for Father's Day, it is a comfort knowing that in less than a week you and Mom will be up ...more


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