We lost track of Abraham Lincoln when we merged his birthday into a 3-day holiday. The real Lincoln is more interesting than the marble statue we studied in school.
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You can’t trust Spring in New Hampshire. I’ve seen a blizzard in April, a hard freeze in May, spring floods. We call Spring “mud season.” You enter homes and take off your shoes in the “mud room,” not foyers or entry halls.
My father, and Tim Russert’s father, gave us the most important thing fathers can give their children – their time. They both grew up in the Depression and served in World War II, charter members of what Tom Brokaw called “the greatest generation.”
Kasha Varnishkes, buickwheat with noodles or tofu, is Grandma food that can satisfy a vegan as a main course on the coldest days. Meat eaters like it just as much, a non-meat entree that sticks to the ribs like oatmeal.
Ad executive Jerry de la Feminna convinced enough “white bread Americans” to spend 25 percent more for hot dogs because Kosher hot dogs are better. Jewish dietary laws set a higher standard than the U.S. government.
The key to a great Caesar salad is putting a crunch in every bite. The other secret is adding by subtracting.
There’s every kind of people in New York, and sooner or later, they all got in my cab.
I got to Rehoboth Beach when Hurricane Danielle was passing by,and I left right after Hurricane Earl. Neither hit the beach much, but the surf was too dangerous for me to ride.
It was the bottom of the 9th, the score was tied, the basses were loaded with two out…
My 60th birthday is the 30th anniversary of the start of my recovery from catastrophic illness. I had some painful times in my 20′s that still hurt if I think about them too much.