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An Outdoor View: The tackle box

Author's note: I offer the following to put you in the mood for Hanukkah, Christmas, Festivus or whatever celebration gives you warm feelings and urges you to eat, drink and give to excess...
Here's the thing: Be a people person for the holidays

...Being super tired at a social gathering is the equivalent of rowing a boat in mud. Eat a lemon. Read some jokes. Get in the mood for being around people! There are different kinds of people at holiday events. Here are some of my favorites: - The...
Here's the Thing: Do the best you can

...great even when you're in survival mode and don't feel like yourself. Making relationships are fun when you're in the mood and prepared for it, but challenging when something big is going on. Maybe someone close to you passed away. Maybe...

...21-June 20) HHH Many of your friends could be taken aback by your decision to play it low-key. You might not be in the mood for TGIF celebrations. Focus on what you must, but opt for a quiet evening at your place. Address your concerns a...

...our basic recipe - which is pretty darn good just as is - then adding in whichever combination of flavors best gets you in the mood for the big game.Start to finish: 10 minutesServings: 82 avocadosJuice of 1/2 lime1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2...
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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: In the mood

We were away from home for most of November. We got back just in time to do the laundry, get the mail, pay a couple of bills and bake a pie. Then, because the weather was so good, we loaded the car, grabbed No.
Learning for Life: Freezer Spring Cleaning

...Also, what berries, rhubarb and vegetables need to be used before their quality deteriorates. If you find you are in the mood for this freezer spring cleaning we have free publications that will help you preserve your harvest. For fish we have...
The Bookworm Sez: A different twist on the western in 'Thicket'

...violence with rays of goodness and surprising playfulness, though, and it works. It works wonderfully.If you're in the mood for something down-and-dirty but oh-so-enjoyable, here's your book. Read "The Thicket" and then loan it...
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Op-ed: Unbelievably small and incredibly unpersuasive

...down to a matter of national credibility that is more likely to move Henry Kissinger than the public. Voters are not in the mood for any more Middle Eastern entanglements, so the administration is performing before a hostile crowd. It's always...

...seasoned. But they also taste a heck of a lot better. And since this is Thanksgiving, why not live a little?To get you in the mood, we dressed our roasted Brussels sprouts with Gruyere cheese, pumpkin seeds and dates. Sweet, cheesy, caramelized...


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