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2017 

Book Recommendation: The Perk by Mark Gimenez The Perk (2008) is an outstanding legal thriller by Texas lawyer and author Mark Gimenez. I really enjoyed this novel and it is easy to recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and his books. "City lawyer B...
03/20/2017
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Cook Time: 3 hrs Serves: many   Ingredients: 1 to 2 tablespoons oil (olive or vegtable is fine) 1 pound sirloin, cubed 1 pound ground meat (buffalo, turkey, or beef is fine) 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 Bottle of beer 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 cup coffee 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 ta...
03/20/2017
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03/19/2017
Fresh Mushrooms at M. Cutone Mushroom Co. in Avondale, PA Eastern Pennsylvania is mushroom country and Chef Dolores has a favorite place to purchase fresh mushrooms after our visit to Longwood Gardens. You too may wish to discover M. Cutone Mushroom Co., Inc. at 202 Church Street in Avondale, PA ...
03/19/2017
When is an appraisal not an appraisal. When it is a CMA. What is a CMA asks a Manchester NH area home owner? Known as a Certified Market Analysis, this likely home seller received a coupon in the mail for a FREE MARKET ANALYSIS. She saw an ad for one in the paper and another ad online. She calle...
03/19/2017
Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy This is not my fault, this is a direct result of working while a television is on and the channel is set to the Food Network!  Although I do not eat many sweets, this simple chocolate recipe caught my attention because it is easy to make and easier to share the treats ...
03/19/2017
Bougainvillea, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA  Bougainvillea, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 8381Canon PowerShot G11 cameraPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
03/18/2017
March Visit to Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA Dolores and I are annual members at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA and try to visit for the major exhibits during the year. We live about 123 miles away so each visit becomes a day trip. This month, we went to Longwood Gardens to see and...
03/18/2017
New Peak Bloom Dates for Washington, DC Cherry Blossoms The National Park Service now predicts that the cherry blossoms will bloom in the March 23-26, 2017 time frame.The original peak bloom was March 14-17, then it was pushed to March 19-22, and then a snowstorm swept through the area. In additi...
03/18/2017
The greatest danger lurking on the sidelines is the arrow of complacency. Every new business needs a certain degree of energy, excitement, and enthusiasm to get started.  Yet anyone that has started a business understands that challenges are inevitable.  No business lasts very long without encoun...
03/18/2017