Tag Archives: Tom Collins

Tom Collins: Who Is Tom Collins?

Tom Collins probably isn’t the love child of Andrew Weil and David Sedaris but sometimes it sure seems that way. Combining smart advice and quirky stories from his life, Collins’ writing brings vitality with humor and grace. Tom’s rules are simple. Don’t take life too seriously, but take it seriously enough that you don’t spend […]

Tom Collins: Confessions of a Holiday Glutton

“HAVE ANOTHER SHRIMP, DEAR” or CONFESSIONS OF A GLUTTON’Tis the season folks, the season of overindulgence and regret. Here are the gritty bloated details of my latest battle with a tasty holiday buffet, and some suggestions on ways to ease the stomach pains which plague folks who frequent the hors d’oeurves table too many times […]

Tom Collins: Be Thankful For the Gravy

At 10pm on the Sunday after the Thursday every turkey fears the most, I’m drinking a bottle of Reed’s Ginger Brew while a golden brown roasted turkey cools on top of the stove. I wasn’t having turkey dinner at home this year but really wanted some holiday leftovers. Cold stuffing for breakfast, turkey sandwiches all […]

Tom Collins: Plumbing Talk

Admit it. You claim to hate those people who talk incessantly about their bowel movements but secretly you’re curious. You and your friends all say, “what is it about Kathy, why is she such a freak about this?”, while secretly wondering, am I missing something? If you don’t know a Kathy prototype, imagine one of […]

Tom Collins: Wrinkles and Pimples and Laugh-Lines, Oh My!

Recently I wrote a market research report on skin treatments. Yes good old Tom doesn’t pay his bills writing these columns he loves, at least not yet. Well let’s just say this column is a reaction to that project. The whole ‘microdermabrasion this, skin-peel that, overnight miracle stuff’ just left me really depressed and reaching […]

Tom Collins: Confessions of a Holiday Glutton

“HAVE ANOTHER SHRIMP, DEAR” or CONFESSIONS OF A GLUTTON’Tis the season folks, the season of overindulgence and regret. Here are the gritty bloated details of my latest battle with a tasty holiday buffet, and some suggestions on ways to ease the stomach pains which plague folks who frequent the hors d’oeurves table too many times […]