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Baby Boomers:  Weren’t We Promised Immortality?  Or was it just implied?

Recently, people I know (or know of) have been diagnosed with very serious illnesses, and there have been some untimely passings. I admit I have never dealt well with loss – any kind of loss – love, time, money, and especially life. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Oprah!

Yes, America, there was life and entertainment B.O. (Before Oprah). It was just different. And so I present to you, in no particular order, six ways Oprah Winfrey has changed our lives: Oprah proved a woman can be successful on … Continue reading

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Today, Hispanic; Tomorrow? Depends – What’s on the Menu?

Originally posted on Nancsue's Blog:
They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. I say Americans are basically fickle, and will adjust their heritage in a heartbeat for an excuse to party. Seriously, everybody’s Catholic for Mardi Gras;…

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Dallas ice storm has trumped Super Bowl?

The Dallas ice storm has snatched a lot of attention from the SuperBowl. I am picturing Jerry Jones looking as annoyed and incredulous as Jack Nicholson’s Joker in BATMAN: “Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in, where a man dressed … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Locomotive – How Will They Stop Us?

Between 1946 and 1964, a LOT of people were born in the United States, and we came to be called “baby boomers.” As a generation, our greatest fear was “the bomb.” Movies like “Fail Safe,” “Dr. Strangelove,” and “On the Beach” had conditioned us to… Continue reading

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Addendum to Indoor GRILLING About Outdoor COOKING

I just realized my inadvertent omission of: Pork chops, chicken or fish for backyard feasts. Okay, there they are – the only other grilling options I will offer at this time. I don’t want to go getting all exotic and regional by including things l… Continue reading

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Who was born on this day (September 5)

Today is the anniversary of the birth of: * Comic genius BOB NEWHART, 1929. Which sitcom did you like better – “The Bob Newhart Show” – where he was a psychologist, and Suzanne Pleshette played his wife; OR “Newhart,” in which he ran an inn, and M… Continue reading

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