Just A Bite Of Chocolate

My mom loved chocolate. Later in life, I think it was a major component of her diet. There was always a stash of Dove chocolates someplace in the house. I enjoy chocolate, but it isn’t my biggest food craving. That would be potato chips. Preferably the regular Lays brand, or maybe the Dutch Crunch jalapeno…
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Did You Watch The Oscars?

I always watch the Oscar telecast. Always. The only time I’ve probably missed was when I had to work the evening-weekend shift ere at the Daily Globe, and then I’ve at least been able to catch snatches of it, the major awards at least. My husband hates it, so I find myself watching it all…
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Rant Of The Week

I sometimes marvel — well, maybe marvel isn’t quite the right word — over the completely useless pieces of material that come to the Daily Globe newsroom via mail, and in more recent years, the vast array of promotional materials that will never, ever get utilized here that pop up in my e-mail inbox. For…
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Welcome, Texans, To The Frigid North

Last night, hubby Bryan and I had just settled on the couch to watch the latest episode of “Survivor,” when outside our window, there arose such a clatter, and we got up to see what was the matter.   Nah, it wasn’t Santa Claus, but two stray Texans knocking on our window. Erik McCowan, a…
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Did You Know This?

My sister, Margaret, recently forwarded me an e-mail titled “Don’t you act like you already knew this.” Even though my sister doesn’t typically forward such stuff, I figured it was probably going to be a joke or one of those e-mails encouraging me to forward it to 300 other friends in order to garner good…
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