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An Inspiring River Tale

December 10, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Red Wine braised brisket / Southern Living Magazine

December 2, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Ingredients 1 (4-lb.) beef brisket flat, cut into 3 pieces 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil $ 3 large white onions, cut in half and thinly sliced (6 loosely packed cups; about 3 lb.) 4 shallots, sliced 1 teaspoon sugar $ 1 (750-milliliter) bottle dry red wine $ 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided 1 (10-oz.) package cipollini onions, peeled Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Sprinkle all sides of brisket pieces with salt and pepper. Cook brisket,...

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December 2, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Obama Administration Claims Website is Fixed 

A Record Breaking Year for Inaction / Washington Post

December 2, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

113th Congress, going down in history for its inaction, has a critical December to-do list By Paul Kane The good news for Congress as it heads into the final workdays of the year is that, for the first time in five years, there are no edge-of-the-cliff December crises threatening to bring the country to its knees. The bad news is that whatever gets done...

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Are “Selfies” Selfish?

December 2, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News last week:   Pope Francis took one. So did Meryl Streep and Hillary Clinton. Michelle Obama snapped one with her dog. And of course, Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus and Rihanna have been over-devoted practitioners. Justin Bieber even created a website for it. We’re talking selfies — a digital self-portrait shared through social media —...

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