Monthly Archives: July 2012

Yankton: A Good Stop on the Lewis & Clark Trail

Planning to go looking for Lewis and Clark? Following the trail of the intrepid explores is a popular way to explore the American West and get in touch with history. If you set out to retrace their journey, I’d like … Continue reading

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6 Must Read New Social Capital Articles

Important social capital readings seem to come in bunches, which lend themselves to roundup posts like this. These recent articles explore how social capital can address issues like health, obesity and poverty, and include some broader lessons on social capital … Continue reading

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Brief Book Review: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, has written another lively book  that sheds new perspectives on an important topic. Outliers: The Story of Success focuses on the factors that lead to success for people, … Continue reading

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Wine Pairings for Indian Food, Revisited

Five years later, my article “Pairing Wine with Indian Food” remains one of the most visited posts on Cooking Chat. Now that we have a good Indian takeout place around the corner from us, we have been having Indian food a bit … Continue reading

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