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The Recruit and Dog Soldiers, Arizona Penguin
and Roasted Red Pepper Soup

God Bless America!

March. 2003

What the hell happened. It is cold and nasty. Windy and wet with snow.

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March Events:
Happy Birthday
Sarah K., I love you!

4th, Mahurram
Muharram festival commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain. Muharram is the first month of Islamic calendar

4th, Mardi Gras
If you do not know about this celebration maybe you are better off without it.

4th, Shrove Tuesday
A day for you to confess your sins. This may take all day if you just finished up Mardi Gras. It has been brought to my attention that this day is also pancake day.

5th, Ash Wednesday
The Wednesday after Quinquagesima Sunday, which is the first day of the Lenten fast.

8th, International Woman's Day

17th, St. Patrick's Day
Corned beef, beer, beer, beer, beer, beer and more beer.

21st, First Day of Spring

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"If you want to know what God thinks of money,
just look at the people he gave it to.

-Dorothy Parker

Lounge Cocktail:

Martian Martini

• 1 oz Midori melon liqueur
•2 oz Vodka

Combine Vodka and Midori in Shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass.

This was presented to us as a Gin Martian Martini, but I had a bad experience with Gin many years ago (Kevin, you can stop laughing now). So I changed it to Vodka, but you can do what you like.

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Ghosts in the White House:

One night, George W. Bush is awakened by George Washington's ghost in the White House. Bush asks, "George, what is the best thing I could do to help the country?"

"Set an honest and honorable example, just as I did," Washington advises.

The next night, the ghost of Thomas Jefferson moves through the dark bedroom. "Tom," Bush asks, "what is the best thing I could do to help the country?"

"Cut taxes and reduce the size of government," Jefferson advises.

Bush isn't sleeping well the next night, and sees another figure moving in the shadows. It's Abraham Lincoln's ghost. "Abe, what is the best thing I could do to help the country?" Bush asks.

Abe answered, "Go see a play."

Submitted by Laura M., Roanoke, Va.


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"Be yourself. Everyone
else is already taken. "



Lounging at the movies: The Recruit, Dog Soldiers

The Recruit stars Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan, Gabriel Macht and more. I know and you know girls lust for Colin Farrell and this movie has gun fights deception and hot girls not to mention explosions.

We liked it, just when you thought you knew what was happening something else would surface. They had cool spy toys and big kahunahs. It was a little unnerving to see how easily one could deceive someone you thought was a friend.

We also rented Dog Soldiers recently. This movie is Irish and we have no idea who is in it. There is something about a good werewolf movie to keep your attention. This movie has everything but gratuitous sex. It is about a training mission in the Highlands of Ireland.

Once they are dropped off and begin to bed down for the night they have a cow dropped on them and the fun begins. Barely escaping a future as werewolf poop, they stop a truck driven by a local hotty who is researching the area wild life. After taking refuge in a house in the middle of nowhere they begin to slowly put the piece's together.

We found alot of humor in this thrasher movie but highly recommend it for an evening of great action, gore, suspense and an ending that is not expected.

Penguin stranded in Arizona

A vacationing penguin is driving through Arizona and sees that the car's oil pressure light is on. He gets out to look and sees oil dripping out of the motor.

He drives to the nearest town and stops at the first gas station. After dropping the car off, the penguin goes for a walk around town. He sees an ice cream shop, and being a penguin in Arizona, decides that something cold would really hit the spot.

He gets a big dish of vanilla and sits down to eat. Having no hands, he makes a real mess trying to eat with his little flippers. After finishing his ice cream, he goes back to the gas station and asks the mechanic if he found the problem.

The mechanic looks up from the engine and says, "It looks like you've blown a seal."

"No, no," the penguin replies, wiping his mouth, "it's just ice cream."

B. K. Lounge Eats: Roasted Red Pepper soup

This recipe may be a little time consuming but if you are consuming a nice brown ale or two it is a lot of fun. If you are cooking with a friend cleaning as you go makes good sense. If you are into nonsense, go for it commando just remember the red stuff in the blender is not daiquiri.

6 or 12 Brown English Ales
5 Red bell peppers; roasted, peeled, cored & seeded
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Cup onion, diced
3 Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 Teaspoons cayenne pepper
3 Cups chicken broth
Salt & pepper
1 Pint Heavy cream

Heat olive oil in large pot to medium-high. Sauté onions & garlic until soft. Add roasted pepper and onion mixture to food processor or blender with some of the broth. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into pot with rest of stock. Add the cayenne, heavy cream, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes. Serves about 4

Roasting Red Peppers is easy.

Cut peppers in half and pull out the stem and the seeds. You can brush them with olive oil if you like but it is not necessary.

Turn your oven on broil and place them skin side up in the broiling tray. The broiling tray is the part of the oven at the bottom. For years I thought it was where pans were stored.

The skin of the peppers will turn black and they will shrivel up a little. This is what you want. Once the peppers are mostly black you will be able to smell the roasted goodness.

Place the roasted peppers in a paper bag and let them cool with the bag closed for at least 15 minutes. After 15 minutes yo can tear the bag open and peel the skins off onto the paper bag.

When you are done roll up the bag and toss it out along with the peeled skin.

Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our community.


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"Believe those who are seeking the truth;
doubt those who find it."


Phobia Of The Month:
Blennophobia: Fear of slime.

I guess there are no blennophobic politicians.

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