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Pappadeauxing

During a recent visit to McAllen, Texas, my friend Nancy suggested lunch at the local Pappadeaux which is actually located in Pharr, Texas.  We did not realize that lunch at a seafood place, on a Friday during Lent, was not a ...
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6 Habits that Age Us

I really enjoyed reading this article I found in the Huffington Post by Grandparents.com, and I also love their tagline; it’s great to be grand. The article recommends breaking everyday mannerisms that can take 3 to 5 years ...
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The Mall in Monterrey, Mexico

This past December of 2012, my husband and I had the opportunity of visiting Monterrey, Mexico. We had not traveled south of the border since all the violence erupted in Mexico, and we miss it very much. There is a new internat...
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I Feel Better When I Wine – My Favorite Wine Quotes

              “Wine is bottled poetry.” Robert Louis Stevenson “Men are like wine, some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.” – Pope John XXIII “I cook with wine; someti...
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Coffee Break ?

It is very interesting to walk into a Starbucks coffee shop and see how everybody is so engaged in their own little world. I recently met there with a friend at 2:30 in the afternoon and noticed how most of patrons were “hook...
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