I want to thank Times and Seasons for the opportunity to blog over the past two weeks. It’s been very interesting, and I’ve profoundly grateful to everyone who commented. I’m especially thankful for all of those who provided the many thoughtful, well-reasoned counter-arguments, as talking to people who disagree with you is one of the best ways to learn. I’ve also gained a great deal of respect for those of you who blog regularly. It’s not hard to start an active thread if you’re talking about a controversial topic; it’s much harder to be insightful on a regular basis.
For my last thread, I want to ask about something trivial but dear to my heart. When my wife was pregnant with our first child, I took over the cooking responsibilities. I kept cooking because I like it. It’s completely different from what I do at work, and I find it useful to have a hobby at which I sometimes succeed and often fail spectacularly; it’s very effective at keeping the ego in check. Come to think of it, it’s not that different from blogging. I know many of you are passionate about food. What was the best meal you’ve ever had? Or, if you prefer, what is your favorite recipe?