Susan has always been amused that this brand of bread, relatively new to her supermarket, is advertised by a pronunciation guide (Say Beembo!"). But pan Bimbo (featuring the same little bear) was a highly visible product in Spain this past summer. It turns out that Gruppo Bimbo is a Mexican baked goods juggernaut. The company holds the distinction of having introduced sliced bread to Spain (in 1964).
Jon and Susan are professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. Jon is in the Department of Theatre and Dance. He has lived in Winston-Salem for 25+ years. Susan is in Biology, and has lived in Winston-Salem for 5+ years. Jon's neighborhood is Sherwood Forest; Susan's neighborhood is Ashley Forest. Maurice, who lives in the District of Columbia, serves as occasional capital correspondent.
"The reality is the reality."--Pedro Martinez
"It's only gonna get funner."--Roy "Doc" Halladay
"I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it."--Paul Krugman
"Nobody is going to come out of this looking good."--Maggie Christman