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just a little fair

It is amazing how important a crazy pen, getting a Frisbee on a penguin, and successfully hula hooping becomes when you're two punch cups and a cotton candy cone in at a neighboring school carnival.  There are children runny amok, parents crossing their fingers to take home a child that at the very least resembles the one that they remember bringing there, and the smell of hot dogs that indicates that summer is just a school bell away.  The black...

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just a little note

I'm sure you have all seen the new SocialVibe widget available from WordPress, but in case you haven't I wanted to encourage you to join.  I have chosen World Programme as my charity of choice as it focuses on filling the bellies of hungry children throughout the world.  Please consider joining and helping out the charity of your choice.  Remember this world is our home and we can make it a better place if only just a little piece at a time. 

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EXTRA! EXTRA!

Every day is a ferocious fight to pursue my passions: love of writing and of course food (you remember the whole bull-fighting thing).  Of course some days are more ferocious than others, but I try my best to be child-like and full of dreams to keep myself young and yet still maintain a sense of realism when it comes to paying the bills and smart investing.  I certainly don't want to talk about those things right now either; it always reminds me of...

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disoriented monday

So I have obviously not mastered the tools of blogging as when I logged in the morning, I see that two pictures I could cross my heart I posted into my blog are not there.  Blank spaces marked with a little red X make feel rather stupid.  All around, I'm rather sleepy and still full from the non-stop eating that occurred over the weekend.  From gorging on seafood and trying my very first oysters to a Belgian pecan waffle and home-style potatoes. ...

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just a little piece of french silk

[caption id="attachment_236" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Where's the pie?"][/caption] In addition to the office Chocolate Dealer, typically I am also responsible for the birthday desserts; it gives me the opportunity to try out new recipes and above all, make someone smile.  I keep a list of everyone's top three favorites and I'm not sure what will happen when I go through all three, but I'm sure I'll think of something.  In any case, it was my colleague's birthday recently and it was...

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