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What food was the most challenging for you to try? For me it is a toss up between sea urchin and lambs brains! Just curious what did you have take you courage in both hands, a deep breath and just try?

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Frog Day - April 29th Save The Frogs Day is the world's largest day of amphibian education and conservation action. Please get involved and help save the frogs in your part of the world! There are currently 118 events planned in 20 countries:...

My favorite dipping sauces

The people in my house are addicted to chicken nuggets so I make a variety of sauces: Honey Mustard 1 part yellow Mustard 1 part spicy brown Mustard 1 part Honey optional additions to taste horseradish, ginger stir to combine  ...

The value of rest/quiet

A preacher told this story to illustrate the principle of taking time to rest and renew. There was a great wood chopping contest to see who could chop the most firewood.  It came down to the last 2 contestants.  They were given 8 hours to see who...

So you think you want a Passport??

So Obama need not produce a birth certificate, while McCain had to have a hearing before the Senate because his parents were stationed overseas at the time of his birth.  You think that's bad!  The State Department has a new proposed questionaire for...

Why recess appointments?

April 28, 2011 – Article II, Section 2, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: Joerg Knipprath, Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School Article II, Section 2, Clause 3 3: The President shall have Power to fill up all...

What I do with roses

As warm weather [dare I say hot?] is approaching and the season for ice cream fresh from the churn arrives here is my favorite! Rose Ice Cream 1 large egg 1 cup half and half 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 teaspoon...

Smoke and Mirrors!

The magician in chief is at it again using misdirection as a solution for the energy and economic difficulties we find ourselves in.  He has empaneled a commission in the Department of Justice to investigate speculators and price gouging!  GIVE ME A...

Against the Concentration of Power!

April 27, 2011 – Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: Professor William Morrisey, William and Patricia LaMothe Chair in the United States Constitution at Hillsdale College Article 2, Section 2, Clause...

The template for Obama's Hi-speed rail program?

China’s train wreck Video: Is China’s high-speed rail a model for U.S. transportation? Based on his travels in China, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane thinks not. By CHARLES LANE, Friday, April 22, 8:05 PM ...

Constitution on the Oath of Office.

April 25, 2011 – Article II, Section 1, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: Joerg Knipprath, Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School Article II, Section 1, Clause 8   8: Before he enter on the...

Flowers for your salad

Spring has finally sprung and now offers things unusual for the salads of our tables, look beyond the veggies to brighten and color your salads. Dandelions Borage Nasturiums & Tulips all are edible and truly  add unexpected color to...

In the right place at the right time

‘Miracle:’ Toddler Falls Four Stories From Hotel Balcony…Into Arms of a Tourist Woman catches a toddler who fell four stories from an Orlando hotel balcony. WKMG-TV explains: Helen Beard, a tourist from England, was at the pool and saw...

Why our schools are Lousy!

The Toxic Influence of Progressive Education Schools on K-12 Curricula April 18th, 2011Posted by Chuck Roger Originally in American Thinker, April 16, 2011 By Chuck Rogér In the 1960s, America’s education schools began...

Qualifications for American President

April 20, 2011 – Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: James D. Best, author of Tempest at Dawn Article II, Section 1, Clause 5   5:  No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the...

Purple Poetry?

Sensuous Expectations X-rated Yin - Tantalizing Unseen Eager Sensations Daring Actions Yang ! Yep it is purple! :smile: