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Eureka!…Eureka Springs, that is.

I’m looking out the window at a bleak Texas day. The sky is curdled and gray, the grass is wheat colored, and even the squirrels are hiding in their nests. It’s hard to believe that Spring Break is around the corner. At least it is for planning a vacation. I have no idea what we…

Let’s Play a Hand of Footsie

As a child, I remember that my parents often got together with friends for an evening of card games. Usually the game was poker, spades, or canasta. Everyone brought a dish of food for a “potluck” supper, after which the kids went off to watch television and play kid games and the grownups gathered at…

All of the things I need to know about olives

“Athena gave us wisdom, then because we could not eat wisdom, she gave us olives.” Greek saying I confess that my experience of olives was limited. Growing up, the only olives I saw on my plate were pimiento stuffed or occasionally chopped black olives from a can. I liked them well enough, but I didn’t…