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Meatless Fridays: Cajun Shrimp and Artichoke Soup

Meatless Fridays: Cajun Shrimp and Artichoke Soup

We’ve started to avoid meat on Fridays. It’s only required during Lent by the decree of the U.S. Bishops, but we’ve decided to make it a regular weekly sacrifice for our family. If you read my post on the way we usually eat, then you’ll know this has been a bit of a challenge. Meat and veggies are basically what we eat! Seafood/fish is the obvious answer to the dilemma, of course, but that had its own issues. Mainly being…

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I’m dreaming of Pho…and Dragon Con 2019

I’m dreaming of Pho…and Dragon Con 2019

It was a fateful day back in 2013…Russell and I met a local Tai Chi instructor at a Vietnamese restaurant. We were prepping to open our dojo, and wanted to get other martial artists in the space to help keep the place in use more than a couple hours a week. I ordered a small clay pot. Russell asked the instructor what he recommended, and he mentioned Pho. Russell ordered that, and then, not paying attention, proceeded to dump the…

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