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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice glow!, August 6, 2016
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This sunscreen goes on smoothly and it's hard to tell that it's a zinc oxide sunscreen as the whiteness is barely visible. It seems to do well in blocking the sun, although I haven't used it at the beach or on the water.


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Scuppernong
Scuppernong
by Weldon Payne
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Vivid and poignant, June 10, 2014
This review is from: Scuppernong (Paperback)
Like most of Weldon Payne's novels, "Scuppernong" comes to us out of the agrarian South. The book is undated, but it is back in the time when you plowed your fields with a mule instead of a John Deere, you cultivated with a hoe, you had one good shirt that you kept for Sundays, you walked or rode your mule to town, and whisky did not come in a bottle with a black label on it. It came in a Mason jar and there was no label at all. Yea, back in those days.

Scuppernong is a fictitious small northern Alabama town located at the base of a mountain in the Appalachians. Its citizens are pretty much poor dirt farmers. Near Scuppernong dwells a born-again, self-proclaimed preacher and farmer by the name of Shack who possesses special powers, including the ability to see into the future. Shack was considered a good man, a hard-working, outstanding citizen by the community. To some, because of his special powers and his willingness to use them for free to help his neighbors, he is even a hero. To his long-suffering wife Pearl and their two beaten-down teenaged children, Peeter and Margaret, Shack is a tyrant. So great is Shack's religious zeal, and his fear, that his two children would become sinners like himself before he was born again that he imposes strict and sometimes cruel restrictions on them. His greatest fears are sex and alcohol.

In his sparse writing style, Payne in this brief 157-page book packs in a gallery of colorful, loveable and, sometimes despicable characters; vivid imagery, and authentic language and dialogue. This is a gritty book about young love, fear, hate, adultery, drunkenness, salvation, temptation, surrender, rebellion, betrayal, revenge, and forgiveness. For this reader, Scuppernong" is most about fatherhood and the awesome responsibility of trying to raise his children to be good and decent people, and where to draw the lines with them. For fathers (and mothers) who are dealing every day with all the joys and problems of raising a family, Payne's novel is a great read.

Add in a railroad tragedy, a drought, a tornado, a fire, predictions of the end of the world, a strange giant flying grasshopper, and an unexpected conclusion and any reader who loves good literature will find "Scuppernong" hard to put down.


Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor
by Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack
Edition: Paperback
Price: $19.24
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The real deal!, August 19, 2013
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I went surfing Amazon for a recipe book that presented traditional and authentic Mexican recipes. There were many Mexican cooking books and "Mexican-like" cookbooks, and Mexican-flavored" cookbooks listed, all with high ratings. But, in these days of egotistical celebrity chefs and cooking magazines that have to turn out 35 or so new recipes a month - whether they are fit to eat or not - it's difficult to determine whether you're getting an authentic traditional recipe or some sort of fusion dish using all the latest fad ingredients that most people in the country of origin may never have heard of. (I keep looking for arugula ice cream to appear in the supermarket any day now. It seems everybody uses this green in just about everything). Fortunately, I live in a city with a great library, so I checked out several of the more popular Mexican recipe books out there to see if they really were traditional and authentic or some celeb chef's creations. Most were the latter. Traditional Mexican food - what gets served on the family tables and in the restaurants south of the Border - is one of the great cuisines of the world. And, as my former boss was fond of saying: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." My frame of reference to check out these recipes is Better Homes and Gardens 1977 edition of "Mexican Cooking". This is a real jewel of a book that shows you how to cook just about every Mexican dish you'd ever want to. I wouldn't sell my well-used book for $1,000. The problem with it (if you want to call it a problem) is that Mexican-source products weren't readily available then in most places of the United States, so a lot of ingredients come out of a can or are substitutions. I was searching for a book that has the traditional stuff, but where I could take advantage of all the fresh produce and authentic ingredients (think cheeses and peppers here) at my local Latino market. After much research, I decided on "Muy Bueno." It was the right choice. Most of the recipes in this book go back at least three generations to Maria de Jesus Mendias, the matriarch of these cooking daughter and granddaughters who wrote the book. The book is, in actuality, a tribute to Grandma Jesusita and the great dishes she used to cook up back home in Mexico in the days of Pancho Villa. The book also is lavishly illustrated by the excellent photography of Jeanine Thurston. My only complaint with this book is that I wish there were less recipes for mixed drinks and more recipes for breakfasts. A good Huevos Rancheros recipe would be nice, but I already have a good one in BH&G's "Mexican Cooking." I expect I'll still use this little gem until it falls apart. But, if you're looking for the real thing now, "Muy Buenos" is very good.


Rick Steves' Great Britain 2013
Rick Steves' Great Britain 2013
by Rick Steves
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Good guide for most places in Great Britain, June 22, 2013
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I have been using Rick Steves' travel guides for my travels for years. He has good maps, up to date information on most of the tourist places in England, and the guides are well-organized. The only problem is that Steves' guide leaves out of lot of Great Britain, including the entire western peninsula of England, which has two large national parks, some great fishing and resort villages and other interesting places.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job better than any sunscreen I've used, June 22, 2013
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I've used Badger for a couple of years now. It is absolutely the best for the job of protecting my skin.It uses zinc oxide and has a very good integrity (lasting power) despite sweating.


Curried Favors: Family Recipes from South India
Curried Favors: Family Recipes from South India
by Maya Kaimal
Edition: Paperback
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1 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too many exotic ingredients, June 22, 2013
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Although the book is billed as using readily available ingredients, of all the recipes that appealed to me I could not find just one that didn't require ordering from some website on the internet (I live in Tennessee). Also, I was under the impression that authentic Indian foods were relative healthy eating. However, most of the recipes in the book call for coconut milk. Upon checking the label on coconut milk at the store, I found it was loaded with saturated fats. This is not good for my low cholesterol-fat diet. A reduced fat coconut milk is available at the store, but the author doesn't recommend them. She says it makes the sauces too thin. So, another cookbook goes on my shelf unused.


The Mediterranean Slow Cooker
The Mediterranean Slow Cooker
by Michele Scicolone
Edition: Paperback
Price: $16.19
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52 of 54 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple and delicious, February 1, 2013
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I have tried five recipes in this book so far and all have turned out great. Her instructions and directions are precise. Follow them! I let one chicken dish cook on too long, and the chicken fell off the bone. Didn't hurt it much. I tried the "Portuguese Pulled Pork," and it turned out great. If I didn't love Tennessee barbecue so much, this would become a staple. The greatest thing about her recipes -- in addition to being delicious -- is that she uses very few of the rare, hard to find items and expensive trendy ingredients that seem to be in vogue with so many of the famous celebrity chefs these days, especially in the ethnic and international cookbooks. (You've seen them: "1 cup of fresh feta cheese from black goats herded by monks and grazed on grass on the north slope of Mt. Athos above 2,000 feet." An obvious exageration, of course, but you get the idea). When she does use something exotic, she always includes at least two or three suggested substitutes. As most of these recipes are adapted for a slow cooker, it is entirely possible that if you're in a hurry you can do a stove top cook for a lot of them. I haven't tried this yet, but a lucious-looking omlettes look very tempting to whip up for breakfast. One disappointment is that I would like to see more pictures. I rarely cook a dish that doesn't have a picture. I like to see what the dish is supposed to look like when it is done, and there nothing like a great photograph to whet my appetite for the dish and make me want to cook it. But, there are enough pictures to keep me busy for awhile.


Venice 2013 Calendar (World Traveler)
Venice 2013 Calendar (World Traveler)
by Browntrout Publishers
Edition: Calendar

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Pretty pictures, but standard, November 24, 2012
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The photographs in this calender, but pretty much the same old standard shots of tourist highlights. Venice is such a beautiful city, even away from the famous icons, that one would like to see a calendar of the place that offers an off-the-beaten-path approach.


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