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Prawn Barbecue and Alexander the Great

July 12, 2017
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Australian Entree PRAWN BARBECUE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 6 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine ¾ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt or salt 2 tablespoons lemon…

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Some of my best leading men have been dogs…Elizabeth Taylor

September 8, 2016
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I have a confession to make. Well, okay, I already confessed in my article “Why I love Hallmark Movies.” That’s it, I love Hallmark movies. During this intense season….no not Indian Summer….an election year, I…

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It’s Not Too Late to Prepare Your Child for the 2028 Olympics

August 22, 2016
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While the recent Rio Olympic Games are still fresh in your mind, it’s a perfect time to start getting your own child ready for the 2028 Olympics. The final venue has not yet been decided.…

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OLYMPIC ANNOUNCERS GO FOR GOLD! – And We’re Here With All the Action

August 18, 2016
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It was the fateful night of August 11th. The family was gathered around the TV, watching the women’s gymnastics competition, when the NBC announcer, discussing Simone Biles’s upcoming performance, said this in his deepest, most…

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An Olympic Undertaking

August 12, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Despite being on opposite sides of the world, there are similarities between this year’s Olympics in Rio, and the Games two years ago in Russia. There was all sorts of…

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Sunday Scribbles 10/11/15

October 11, 2015
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Please check out Scripture Scribbles: Cartoons from the Choir Loft on Amazon.com and look for Scripture Scribbles: Cartoons from the Choir Loft II (HOPress) fall 2015 Phillip DillmanI am a truck driver with more hobbies…

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Medals For Bruce

June 11, 2015
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Medals For Bruce

There’s a petition going around to strip Bruce Jenner of all Olympic medals, what with Bruce actually being Caitlyn and all. (Why change the name? I know a woman named George–why not Bruce?) Take medals…

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Former Olympic Events Leave Fans … Confused

February 20, 2014
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Former Olympic Events Leave Fans … Confused

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I won’t dwell on the problems with getting the Sochi Winter Olympics ready in Russia, mostly because I dwelled on those last week. Instead, let’s look at some past Olympic…

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Do You Have What It Takes to be an Olympian?

February 16, 2014
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Do You Have What It Takes to be an Olympian?

According to an article in The Daily Beast, there were 100,000 condoms delivered to Sochi for the approximately 3000 athletes. For a 17-day event, that’s a lot of action! If my math is correct, I…

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Deconstructing the Sochi Olympics

February 12, 2014
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Deconstructing the Sochi Olympics

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I kept hearing about some disaster that was going to happen in a place called Sochi this winter. Something about gay terrorists with torches attacking bad hotels during a heat…

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