Monthly Archives: September 2012

New Braunfels Needs More Restaurants

German-founded New Braunfels is growing and growing and growing, mainly because it has so much going for it (new-braunfels) : *It’s part of the enjoyable, beautiful Texas Hill Country. *It’s smack in the middle of the San Marcos to San Antonio corridor. … Continue reading

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“Looper”

Wellllll, we forked over some money to see this flimsy sci-fi film, written and directed by Rian Johnson, then we walked out before it was over. Really lousy! Poor Bruce Willis (Old Joe), Emily Blount(Sara), Jeff Daniels(Abe), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt(Joe). … Continue reading

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Fruit Tapenade

I often get compote and chutney mixed up, but I never heard of tapenade until I came upon a REDBOOK recipe. The ingredients for a fruit tapenade sounded similar, then I looked up tapenade in the dictionary – a savoury paste … Continue reading

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“End of Watch”

If you want to know or witness the worst in people, become a cop. It is NOT a light-hearted vocation. Like the television series “Southland,” “End of Watch” is about Los Angeles police officers and the most unrelenting hell they put … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Nellie, Hello to Nellie Jr.

In April 2001, we bought a sleak 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager with 26K miles. We test drove it on a freeway with the windows rolled down, so we didn’t know that the road noise would not diminish by much when the … Continue reading

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Feta Chicken Salad

I love salads! They make me feel like I’m doing something healthy for my body. When they taste good, too, that’s even better. 🙂 This is a great one for lunch, dinner, or a baby shower. Recipe of the Week: Feta … Continue reading

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Denying Oneself

Growing old isn’t so bad; it’s inevitable. However, the older you get, the more you have to be responsible for your body by exercising and constantly denying yourself. We have to watch our blood sugar and cholesterol, as well as salt and fat … Continue reading

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