Overheard in the Wolfe House #284

by Peggy on December 7, 2014

Peggy (noting the rush-hour traffic in the opposite lane): Glad we aren’t going south right now.

Sam: Which can also mean things in your life couldn’t be worse.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #283

by Peggy on December 6, 2014

Peggy: You work today, right?

Sam: Yes,  4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Back on schedule again.

Peggy (noting the long string of days off): It was almost as if they forgot you.

Sam: Yes. But you can’t forget them.

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Random thoughts running Isle du Bois 18K

December 6, 2014

Be sure to read previous random thoughts about a race you’ve run to remember important tips, like rock counts. Grapevine Lake trails offer good training, except for running with rocks. Fallen leaves blanketing the hills along the lake’s edge are beautiful until you realize they are covering all the rocks. Beware the descents as much as the climbs […]

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Eleemosynary: the Telephone Book Lullaby revisited

November 8, 2014

The Denton Record-Chronicle‘s former opinion page editor, Mike Trimble, called big vocabulary $50 words. He knew a lot of them and used them to finish the New York Times crossword puzzle. Occasionally, he dropped one in his Mark Twain-like editorials, which sent you running to the dictionary. But we reporters are not allowed to use […]

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Peanut Brittle

November 3, 2014

I have a microwave. It’s good for warming a cup of coffee, which is very important, don’t get me wrong. But I try not to cook in it. With this significant exception: peanut brittle I got this keeper of a recipe out of a family cookbook from an old friend in California. It turns out every […]

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Wandering Seoul returns

October 30, 2014

Watch to find out the weird food winner from Paige’s summer abroad in South Korea.

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Spaghetti Lasagna

October 20, 2014

Sam (peeling off the aluminum foil for a late night snack after work): Alright! It’s Spaghetti Lasagna. And that is how this new, improvised recipe — which rocketed into the regular rotation after the first run — got its name.   Spaghetti Lasagna 1 lb. Italian style turkey sausage 1 lb. box of whole wheat […]

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #282

October 11, 2014

Peggy (the birthday girl): Ok, let’s go to the movies. Who’s hosting? Michael (the underemployed dude): Not the broke guy. Sam (the other underemployed dude): Are you calling me broke?

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Sam and Trevor and a little Sunday jump

October 5, 2014

We had to get out of bed pretty early to get to Aubrey in time for this 8 a.m. ride, but it was worth it.  

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #281

October 5, 2014

Peggy (puzzled, and motioning to the car door): It’s open. Sam (still standing motionless, holding a fistful of horse show ribbons): I know. I have some euphoria.

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