Archive for January, 2014

January 2014 Picture Page

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Cranberry Apple Casserole

Posted January 2014

The holidays are behind us now, but after all the rich entrees and desserts, here is a recipe that is welcomed by family and guests alike. Since time is sometimes limited, try this different side dish, which lives happily with ham, turkey, chicken or pot roast. It is tasty and quick to prepare. Fruit Casserole: […]

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Kids and Grandkids

Posted January 2014

In the July, 2013 issue of Wealth Management, there was an article giving some ideas on helping your child or grandchild with money issues. The more obvious one was to “start them young”. Give the child a piggy bank. Once a year, count the money saved and pay her a percentage of the total accumulated […]

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Fascinating Facets of Regional Artists Coming to River Oaks

Posted January 2014

When it comes to versatility, Tony Reans in one of the best. The illustrator, painter, photographer, teacher, author, and instructor from Texas and Louisiana is known for his landscapes, pop art, photography, Photoshop skills and, as if that were not enough, is currently working on a graphic novel. “When looking at Tony’s impressive list of […]

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So, You Think You’re a Self Made Man?

Posted January 2014

Sorry, there is no such thing as a self made man (woman, person, millionaire, etc).  A person may have had extraordinary skills, insight, intelligence or timing, but somewhere along the way, there was a person—or if they were very fortunate, several persons—that came into their lives and supported them, sacrificed for them, and taught them.  […]

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Dying To Be Young And Potent

Posted January 2014

Aging carries with it a host of medical issues for men, among them a gradual reduction in testosterone levels. One of the many consequences of this reduction may be erectile dysfunction (“ED”). It is estimated that around 5% of 40-year old men and up to 25% of 65 year-old men suffer from erectile dysfunction. A […]

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The Arc Rapides Presents Valentine Concert

Posted January 2014

“Love is in the Air” for the Valentine Concert February 8th, sponsored by The Arc (John Eskew Training Center) featuring noted bass baritone Will Earl Spanheimer of Miami, and the Red River Jazz band. Tickets are $25.00 per couple or $15.00 for an individual. Doors will open at 6:15pm with a cash bar in the […]

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Listen to Your Shadow Self

Posted January 2014

It is said that almost everyone has a “shadow side” in their personality make-up—that part of us that is well hidden most of the time. I have a friend who admits that he has a terrible temper that he had to learn to how to control before it controlled him. The “shadow” could hide any […]

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Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce: Celebrating a Century of Success in Cenla

Posted January 2014

The headline on the front page of the April 3, 1914 edition of The Alexandria Daily Town Talk read, “Alexandria’s Awakening: Great Step in Organization of Chamber of Commerce.” The Town Talk reported, “Alexandria has awakened—by this is not meant that Alexandria has been asleep or dreaming for the past 100 years; on the contrary […]

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January 2014 Calendar

Posted January 2014

Arts Ongoing-January 11:  Art Exhibit, River Oaks Square Arts Center, 10a.m.-4p.m. Tue.-Fri.; 10a.m.-2p.m. Sat.  Featuring New Orleans artist Alex Beard, local artist Rhonda R. Curiel and students of John Eskew Training Center.  Cost:  $2 adults; $1 seniors and children; all members free.  Call Rachael Dauzat:  473-2670.   Ongoing – February 22:  American Watercolor Society:  146th […]

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