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Christmastime is here, happiness and cheer - and dessert
Dessert anyone? When planning a menu for Christmas, it is nearly impossible for me to narrow down the dessert choices to just a few. I try to offer a variety that might include a pie (or two), a cake, cheesecake, a fruit choice, something chocolate and then fill in with bar cookies or homemade candy. ...
Keeping the green in fresh holiday greenery
When Marilyn and I had our first Christmas together in our trailer, we got a fresh Christmas tree to celebrate with. After all, a forestry student wouldn't dream of having anything but a live Christmas tree to adorn the corner of the living area. We both were pretty excited about putting it up and decorating it...
The bowfin: A true survivor
The bowfin is a fish whose existence dates back to the Jurassic Age when dinosaurs and reptiles ruled the world. It has found a way to survive across the ages while countless changes upon Earth have brought numerous other creatures to extinction. This is no small feat for a fresh water fish. They can grow to be about 40 inches long...
If you figure this out, please explain it to the rest of us
There are some puzzles that are best suited for coffee shops. This is where most of the world's problems are solved and where questions with no real answers are asked. I've been wrestling with a few topics of my own recently. Maybe you already know the answers. That happens sometimes, when we get bogged down on something and can't see a simple solution, but everyone around us can explain it to us...
More laws do not equal a better Congress
The current Congress is rated as one of the least productive in history because of a lack of new legislation. According to the rating service, this session of Congress has approved just 60 new laws and thus, the low rating. But why is this rating based on legislation passed?...
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