The World’s Petri-Dish: AKA McDonald’s Playland

I don’t know why I do it. It’s as if I am asking for punishment. Yet every so often, I make the impulse decision to take the twins to the McDonald’s Playland.In theory, I sit there, eating my Southwest Grilled Chicken salad, sipping a Diet Coke and reading the newspaper in peace as the twins … Continue reading The World’s Petri-Dish: AKA McDonald’s Playland

McDonald’s Playland turned into a nightmare

Ah, McDonald’s … “I’m Lovin It!” is the slogan for the restaurant that holds its place as the Number 1 fast-food joint in America. They offer a variety of Happy Meals for children and toss in a crappy toy that inevitably just sits in one of my kid’s toy bins. The food isn’t that great, … Continue reading McDonald’s Playland turned into a nightmare