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Fellowship of the Ring

Rosca de Reyes Mexico I was aware of the tradition of the King Cake, a Mardi Gras staple decorated with familiar gold, green and purple icing and hiding a tiny plastic baby Jesus like some confectionary Cracker Jack pastry where … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Story

Chinese Turkey Hop Woo – Chinatown, Los Angeles, California As the head of the of the Parker household I have a responsibility to my family to make sure the holidays go off without a hitch – maintaining that blasted, stupid … Continue reading

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Florida, Land of The Giant Carnivores

Islamorada, Florida (World’s Largest Lobster) Christmas, Florida (World’s Largest Alligator) North Dakota is home to a fair number of the world’s largest beasts (at least in sculpture form), but Florida vies for runner-up status with several oversized local carnivores. Two … Continue reading

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