Casper’s Vittle Vending Folks

Being an outsider who has resided in Springfield a brief 5 years I review establishments without the bias that can occur when a firm is a large part of one’s life experiences.

Casper’s is “quaint,” in the manner I define the subjective-in-nature term but I have experienced quainter quaint in many other locales across the USA.

However, in regards to the general locale of the firm, the quaint applies and can be an attractor to some while being a negative aspect for others.

I have tried their fare several times during the period of my local residing in my shanty a few minutes drive from Casper’s. I give credit to the firm that parking has never been problematic with ample room to park.

There was always ample seating room. That may be true to my tendency to shun food firms during the rushes at typical vittles eating times.

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Eating Dead Cow

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Beef: It’s What’s No Longer Affordable for Dinner

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I have noticed the steady increase in food prices for a lengthy time. Up up up and… when a price does not rise the item on the shelf is in a smaller container. How much smaller will those soup cans become? If trends continue soup cans will be packed in 6-packs with three cans barely making enough soup to feed a small skinny person!!!

What are the masses of common folks going to do? The costs of the necessities keep going up. Then up some more.

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Hunger Control

Your ever-helpful Disgruntled Old Coot knows how those hunger pangs can ruin a diet.

Sometime a person needs a little assistance to ignore those desires for between-meal snacks or eating more in one sitting than is wanted or needed.

To assist those of you trying to shed some lard I offer this handy hunger control device:

 

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Too Much of a Good Thing?

The USA is the land of waddling blobs of blubber.

One in four young adults are too overweight to join the U.S. military

All I write in this post is about the USA.

Generally, it seems to be normal for folks to gain weight as they age.

The aging body slows down and does not burn as many calories as younger bodies do.

Less physical activity to burn off calories and, maybe, for some folks… boredom leads to increased eating.

Also, the drive to attract the opposite sex appears to slow or even stop so the desire to be physically attractive is reduced or disappears.

But for young folks to pile on pounds is sad… in my opinion.

Since I am the one writing my opinion trumps everything!!!

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Excess Food Loving

I have met a few folks over the decades who declared they did not enjoy eating.

All of those people were thin.

That makes sense. If you eat just enough to stay alive and maintain a healthy weight those excess pounds will not cover your body with jiggly rolls of fat.

Then there is the other extreme; people who enjoy eating. Lots of eating. Eating a meal then eating another meal.

I have met and seen many more food-loving folks than those who obtain no pleasure in eating.

A happy medium is surely the best for health, appearance and economic reasons.

Looking at the many land-bound whales waddling across the land here atop the Ozark Plateau in southwest Missouri I wonder at the amount of money required to buy enough food to create then maintain those HUGE rolls and layers of lard.

I am guessing that I could eat for several months on the amount of food needed to support the waddling ones for but one month.

Though some people may debate me it is my opinion that life is better, more fun and satisfying, if a normal weight level is maintained.

There is also plenty of evidence that your health is better if a proper diet and wight level is maintained.

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