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 NATIONAL GOURMET COFFEE DAY! 

I’m at my local $5 bucks– it used to be the community $4 bucks, but with inflation, it’s a bit steeper today. It’s ok, the workers get paid fairly and the coffee is well sourced. Plus I don’t drink all … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CUT CALORIES?

Another word for cutting calories is “dieting.” If you’ve been used to eating high calorie, pleasurable foods, learning to make healthier choices from lower fat, higher fiber, whole grain and lower sugar foods will feel like a “DIET” to your … Continue reading

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MARTINSVILLE HOT DOGS & CHANGE

Folks don’t like change. The track changed the provider for the famous $2 hot dogs at MARTINSVILLE, the NASCAR short track known as the “Paperclip.” We are like cats: if we have something new thrown at us, we ain’t gonna … Continue reading

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The Siren Call of Ice Cream

Nine forty five at night. The freezer is calling my name. The fact that I had a delightful dinner out with friends earlier tonight means nothing. The ice cream hour is at hand. Nothing worth watching is on the television: … Continue reading

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Menu Makeover: Whole Food Makes a Whole Person

I didn’t always cook “al dente” or “to the tooth,” as the Italians call it. I was born in Louisiana, a place where if the cooks didn’t boil it to a mush, they fried it within an inch of its … Continue reading

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