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101 Cookbooks - a great little resource

I am putting this link here mainly because I know my cousin and a fellow food lover Ity periodically checks this blog to look through the entries, but I am sure does not go through the links in the side panel.  
This particular entry on 101 Cook books, Rice Cakes Health Snack is definitely worth a try.  
Ity, hope you enjoy read 101 Cook books blog.

Skiing in Aspen and an important lesson learned

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For the longest time I have been thinking of taking kids skiing in Colorado mountains, but the occasion never came. So this spring, we decided to skip Dallas and go to Aspen. Both Jaya and Jiya got excited about skiing and ended up taking lessons. Jiya took two days of lessons while Jaya decided that one day was enough for her.

In her excitement for skiing, Jiya did not mention that the boot we had rented for her was too tight. Day 1 was fine, but by the end of day two, her foot was starting to hurt and she had to take a lot of breaks. Jiya was so active during the lessons that the instructor too didn't notice that her foot was hurting. On day 3 we had agreed that she would ski with me to show me the skills she had learned. Alas, this is when we found out that her foot at this point was hurting so bad that she could not ski down with me.

When I found out how she had been toughing it out for two days, we had a little chat about why it is important to tell mom and dad about p…

Dallas, Beautiful Dallas

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© Sunil Joshi | Williams Park, University Park, Texas

Before moving to Dallas, I knew very little about this town.  I had travelled all over the country, but had spent very little time in Dallas.  When I did come to Dallas, it was usually for an in-and-out affair at an airport hotel or downtown hotel.  As a result, I didn't really come to appreciate Dallas.

But now that I have lived here for over a year, I can tell you, Dallas is a fabulous city - a city that has a lot to offer to young and old, culturally minded as well as outdoorsy times.  As you go around the city downtown you will realize that Dallas is growing leaps and bounds in every direction.  The number of sky scrapers going up in the downtown area are enough to make one's head spin.  And now with AT&T deciding to stay in its downtown headquarters and invest in renovating the downtown Global HQ and near by area, downtown Dallas is bound to become one of the best downtowns in the country.

But Dallas is not one c…