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Dec. 7, 2012 8:39 am 
Updated: Dec. 7, 2012 9:26 am
My daughter's nickname is Lou.  It's far too long of a story to tell how that came about but Lou is the nickname that stuck.  She is in her 3rd year of college and out in the world on her own.  I still live in our way-too-big-for-me house.  One person does not need 3-stories or 3800 s.f. or… MORE
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May 11, 2012 6:16 am 
Updated: May 11, 2012 1:57 pm
On this visit, we shook things up a bit.  Time to meet the family.  Off to the southern US to meet the parents and one of my man's kids.  I know, you'd think we would have all meetings complete by now but keep in mind that we live 1600 miles apart, his parents live 1700 miles from him and his… MORE
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Mar. 31, 2012 6:58 pm 
Updated: Apr. 1, 2012 1:10 am
Our most recent meal was at my home.  We're enjoying an early Spring and most of the neighborhood homes already have their grills out.  I'm in that "most".  I purchased two salmon steaks, skin on.  I rubbed each with Tom Douglas's salmon rub and grilled them for 7 minutes with the skin-side… MORE
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Mar. 15, 2012 7:46 am 
Updated: Mar. 22, 2012 7:27 am
I find myself saying “Better late than never” a lot these days.  I was speaking with a friend recently and I said, “I’m so far behind, I think I’m in first place.”  He thought it was hysterical.  He had never heard that saying before.  Which made me wonder, how is that possible?  But that’s… MORE
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Feb. 16, 2012 10:10 am 
Updated: Feb. 18, 2012 6:18 pm
Oh, the best laid plans.... I searched for halibut.  Fresh wasn't available anywhere and the fish mongers were quoting $30 a pound if it were!  I would have paid it. Frozen was scarce but I finally located some on Valentine’s Day.  At this point, I thought, “Great!  I have everything I… MORE
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Feb. 13, 2012 5:39 pm 
I loved all of the suggestions.  Thanks! I thought about steak, beef tenderloin, lamb, and seafood.  As a former Seattle girl, I've decided to go with seafood.  I realize this is risky in the midwest, especially since I don't like fresh water fish.  But, I'm heading to a place where salt water… MORE
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Feb. 9, 2012 10:29 am 
Updated: Feb. 10, 2012 2:11 pm
In an endeavor to spend more time with my special someone but not more money than absoluetly necessary (airfare is necessary), we have agreed to travel to each other's respective home states every two weeks.  We both have houses.  Each house has a fully functioning (if not gourmet) kitchen. … MORE
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