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A stranger in my own place

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I’ve been serving on this altar for many years, and yet, the Padre had to prompt me. I felt off-kilter in a place and situation that under different circumstances I was comfortable and familiar with. I felt like a stranger.

Last-minute, quick and easy finger-foods for tonight’s big game

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Tonight's the big game, but the last thing we want is to spend hours in the kitchen preparing elaborate appetizers, right? Here are two easy recipes that will delight all your favorite football fans.

For this blogger, it’s time to move on

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"The words that I've said I meant when I spoke and remember my words of wisdom feck'em if you can't take a joke." - Brian O'Toole

Chicken and sun-dried tomato pasta: a hearty one pan dinner that makes clean up simple

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One-pan meals mean less clean-up time and more free time after dinner — a win-win for the whole family.

Cardiac care at the heart of Peconic Bay Medical Center’s 2017 ‘transformation’

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The Riverhead hospital opened its transitional cardiac catheterization facility in October — one aspect of a year that was transformational in its history, according to hospital officials.

Arroz con Pollo, Colombian style

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This dish finds its roots in the famous Spanish paella, and different versions of it spread throughout Latin America through the centuries.

Kayleigh’s game day guacamole

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There's no better game day snack food than guacamole. Here's how Kayleigh does it.

There’s a certain romance to tackling a DIY project with your spouse — or not

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A weekend-warrior couple's goal in any home-improvement project survival: first, you live to tell the tale; second, you live to tell the tale together.

Fast track to the edge of sanity: Life lessons in a home restoration

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While I couldn’t necessarily control the floods, the freezing temperature, the rodents and the raw sewage — or my laughter — I could control my response.

Determined to make better food choices? Ease your way into it with these chicken avocado burgers

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Making better food choices doesn't have to be difficult — as long as you don't jump into a brand new diet. Try small changes and it's easier than you'd think.