While some may consume ‘food’ directly from a heated can, those aboard Gaviidae can count (no – make that ‘expect’) sustenance that will inspire and soothe the soul.

Eggplant or Aubergine?

Eggplant is not one of my regular go-to vegetables. I like the outside color—what’s not to like about purple? And I really like the French word for it: aubergine sounds much sexier than “eggplant.” But then I prefer referring to those flowery fireworks with the ungainly English moniker–bougainvillea—by their French name…

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