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Book Review: And West is West of "And West is West" when I started it. Its first few pages were more techy than I expected, and I wasn't in the mood for that.Whoo, was I glad I stayed.Once you get past the prologue, author Ron Childress takes readers in a whole...
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Here's the Thing: Autumn showers

...Drop Soup around the corner from where I lived and cuddled up inside my apartment.I'm not bitter, but I have to get in the mood now. I'm not twirling around like Julie Andrews on a mountaintop and that's OK. It takes a little work for me to...
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...
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...
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...

...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.
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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