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- INSTANT MESSAGE: Finding the lost sheep
COOKING WITH SIMON: A green thumb for green vegetables
It might be cold outside, but there’s still a lot of work to be done – outside. I’ve been clearing a lot of dead brush and trees and finally – after years of talking about it – also got the land cleared for a proper vegetable garden.
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HISTORICALLY SPEAKING: Fox-Pessoney House
The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Fox was regarded as one of the most socially elegant homes in Palestine. It was the scene of many receptions and open houses.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Roses are red and oranges are too…
As I sit here writing this story, the sun is beating down. It’s warm, just a little too warm for January and as I have been in Texas ten years now, I know it can change just as quickly as turning a light switch.
- INSTANT MESSAGE: Day of Creation
COOKING WITH SIMON: So easy soufflés rise to the occasion
So many people I talk to are afraid of soufflés and think they are hard to make.
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ is exciting prequel
A growing trend in Hollywood these days is to reinvent long dead franchises. Most famous was Chris Nolan’s recreation of the “Batman” franchise. J.J. Abrams has been very creative with the new “Star Trek” franchise. Now, director Kenneth Branagh has gotten in the act with “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” a regeneration and updating of Tom Clancy’s immensely successful spy/thriller series of books, made even more noteworthy by a four film franchise in the 1980s and 1990s.
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