Thanksgiving And Turkey Fryers

Bayou Classic 9195 Turkey Fryer Kit With Thanksgiving here in America, turkey fryers are in seasonal vogue. I’m fascinated with those tipsy, flimsy contraptions, which combine a tall aluminum cauldron, gas-burner and basic metal stand.

The turkey fryer’s size, awkwardness, assembly, open flames, dangerous hot oil and primal nature tend to fascinate and lure men, while scaring off women.… Read the rest

Bedbugs And Head Lice Strike

Bed bug (Cimex lectularius)As a relatively new dad with two toddlers, outbreaks of bedbugs and head lice concern me more than ever before. The health risks, stealth outbreaks and creepy-crawly nature of bedbugs and head lice prompt paranoia and create real problems. These pests are also great at prompting intense discussion, empathy and stories among fellow dads!… Read the rest