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A Shadow is Cast…

It has been longer than usual since my last post. I wish I could say that was because I was on an exotic tropical vacation. I wish my excuse was a long visit fr...
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A Break From Your Day

For those of us who enjoy reading blogs, you know the excitement of finding a new place to visit and take a break from your day. A few of my latest finds: B...
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Herb Consideration

Fresh herbs are one of my favorite inclusions in summer cooking. For a number of years, I have grown potted herbs on my deck. Each fall, I try to bring them in ...
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The best beer of my life

Saturday, March 10, 2007 Afternoon (exact time unknown, I was not keeping track) East coast of Cozumel, Mexico Pictured above is the best tasting beer I ...
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My Five Things

I am somewhat new to blogging so it took a little figuring for me to understand the "tagging" of 5 Things You Don't Know About Me. I still don't know where th...
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A Double Donut Day

I am a pretty tough person. I can handle conflict, I am a good negotiator and with the proper mental preparation, I can endure most things. However, if there is...
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The Soup Exchange

Soup is on the minds of many at this time of year. Here in Chicago, we are enduring temperatures well below freezing so it feels good to keep your hands wrapped...
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A Hungry January

Lately, I have been hungry all the time and I have finally figured out why: Too many people around me are dieting. The January health kick-off craze has had an ...