Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Green Is My Garden

Although the pecan trees have lost their leaves and other trees have changed colors in New Braunfels, there is still much green left in my garden and yard. I appreciate the live oaks, Texas red oak, crepe myrtles, and cedar … Continue reading

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“The Descendants”

“The Descendants” with George Clooney, Beau Bridges, Nick Krause, Robert Forster, Matthew Lillard, and Shailene Woodley takes place in Hawaii. Matt King (Clooney), a wealthy workaholic lawyer, is trustee of an inherited 25,000 acre Kaua’i land trust, which he and his cousins (one … Continue reading

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Stupid and Stupider

*Besides her family, Mom loves basketball and lives for its season. Usually an early-to-bed person, she will stay up to midnight watching the Spurs. (A few years ago she excitedly shook hands and chatted with a gracious David Robinson, who made … Continue reading

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Turkey Pot Pie

Well, there are so many ways you can tastify leftover turkey. Besides open-faced, hot turkey sandwiches, I like turkey pot pie. Recipe of the Week: Leftover Turkey Pot Pie 1 and 1/2 c. leftover turkey, cut up 3 medium yellow … Continue reading

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This and That

*Gas is now $3.09 at almost every station. Changed last week, dropping down more than a dime per gallon at most pumps. ‘Magine that! Raise it up for a week or three and drop it down for traveling holidays. Supply … Continue reading

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Upside Down Lives

*In response to the revelations at Penn State: When will these travesties stop happening? On every continent and in every country, pediphiles and other child abusers turn the lives of their victims upside down. They ripppp the trusting hearts out of children, steal their childhoods, which should be filled with love, fun, … Continue reading

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“Happy Feet Two”

Nope, nope, nope on this one. Too much singing, even an aria! The “cinematography” was awesome as always, and there were more self-esteem and being different issues. Talented voices exuded funny lines, but we were sorely disappointed in “Happy Feet Two,” The Antarctic ice … Continue reading

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