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|Dianne Cage: Dec. 22, 2011|
Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new! Cabbage for Money and Black Eyed Peas for Luck, be sure and put them on your New Years menu! Yum!
I was invited to the Pot Pourri Book Club Christmas Lunch and it was just delightful. The Christmas music, the setting at the Bayou DeSiard Country Club, the food was as delicious as it was pretty. The new Chef Mooch served a fruit stuffed pork loin along with green beans almondine, a sweet potato puree along with a caramelized baby onion. It was so pretty on the plate. We were talking about all out blessings and the meaning of this glorious season and that darling ADELL RANSOM shared a story that I have been meaning to share with you.
"OH WOW, OH WOW, OH WOW." Those were Steve Jobs's last words before he slipped the bonds of earth on Oct. 5, 2011. We know this because we heard it from his sister, the writer Mona Simpson, who was with him in his final hours and described them in an eloquent eulogy published in The New York Times. Like the rest of us, no one knows what Jobs was seeing when he uttered his last words but his sister invited us to ponder their meaning in the context of his life. She speaks of her brother's "capacity of wonderment."
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Dianne Cage writes a bi-weekly lifestyle column for The Ouachita Citizen. She and her husband, Mike Cage, live in Monroe.