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What’s For Breakfast, And How Hard Did You Work For It?

This is an interesting article to discuss over your breakfast table: The Bloomberg index calculates the average cost and affordability of a typical breakfast — one cup of whole milk, one egg, two slices of toast and a piece of fruit — for 129 global and regional financial centers. Rankings are based on market prices […]

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March 9, 1957

From my great-grandmother’s journal:   Worked around.  Mrs. Fish did some shopping for me.  Watched Purcell’s television. Finished (?) my square that I’ve worked on for 2 years.   Here’s the missing word:   Enlarged: Any guesses?

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March 7, 1957

Roger took me to the hair dressers at 10:30 a.m.  Got a close cut and permanent.  Roger brot me home after supper.  Had a good visit with the children.  Boy, the wind when we came in. (I am not sure, but I vaguely recall that some sometimes came and went from her house via a […]

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March 6, 1957

From my great-grandmother’s journal:   Winnie left at 9:30 for home. It was cool, had on a spring (?wrap makes sense but it looks like vab or wot or wab?)  Hope she doesn’t get sick. Roger picking me up, will get a permanent tomorrow.  Mary says we are to have birthday cake tonight. Got 300 […]

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Leftover Chicken or Turkey Broccoli Casserole

4 cups diced cooked chicken or leftover turkey 1 cup chopped broccoli (you can use frozen) 1 cup spinach, drained, chopped (use frozen) 1 tablespoon garlic 1-2 tablespoons dill weed 1 1/2 cups of grated cheddar cheese- just scoop it loosely. Don’t pack it in like brown sugar 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese Mayonnaise- amount depends […]

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