COOKING WITH SIMON: Bridging the flavor gap between summer and fall
During my time in America I have lived on the East Coast, West Coast and now, near the Gulf Coast. Each offered a different variety of seafood specialties. Near the Pacific I remember great oysters and salmon, the Gulf Coast, of course has lots of great shrimp, and in the Atlantic regions, there was nothing better than crab.
Cooking with Simon: Seasonal Favorite Marks First Anniversary
The other day I was looking back through all of the stories I have written for this column and I realized that next week I would be celebrating my one-year anniversary. I can’t believe it has been that long.
- INSTANT MESSAGE: Blind Bartimaeus Receives His Sight
Instant Message: Paul and Barnabas disagree
We might be tempted to think that it was smooth for the early Christians as they began the ministry of the church. But we shouldn’t. We should remember that it was difficult.
Life Behind the Pine Curtain: "Show him your badge!"
A DEA officer stopped at a ranch in East Texas, and talked with an old rancher. He told the rancher, “I need to inspect your ranch for illegally grown drugs.”
Cooking with Simon: Dreaming of Fiji in Palestine
This time of year it seems like everyone – except me – is on vacation. The restaurant business doesn’t seem to be very holiday friendly, because food never stops and holidays are when people want to eat out the most.
At the Movies: Summer sequels — "Red 2" and "Wolverine"
Summer is in full swing, and that means two things — cinematic comic books and sequels. And for once, it seems the DC Comics world, even without the Chris Nolan “Batman” franchise, is edging out Marvel Comics.
- INSTANT MESSAGE: Humble But Victorious
COLUMN: A dog, a deer and an uneven lawn
Millie was barking at something away off in the distance. I was mowing. I stopped to look but saw nothing. Millie always has a reason for barking, she’s good that way, but sometimes it’s Bigfoot, sometimes just leaves blowing around. I let it go and resumed mowing.
- INSTANT MESSAGE: Amazing Grace
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