French Freedom

I want Freedom (Maine, that is). There you’ll find a restaurant-in-a-watermill called The Lost Kitchen. It seats 45 people, and is only open 4 days a week for 9 months each year. The menu changes each night and everyone gets the same food. Erin French, the owner, began 2017 reservations

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CINNAMOM

Kat Cole is in great shape. That’s the problem. You see, because Cole is the CEO of Cinnabon. Cole is careful to atone for her 880-calorie “gut bomb” cinnamon roll (as the Dallas Observer calls it) by warning her customers about eating too much fat and sugar. “We don’t want

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Pastor Plagiarizer

A “mega” church in Woodland Park, Colorado, is looking for a pastor, so I checked out the ad. It read: “This post is going to be nothing like any other church job post.” OK, I’m listening. “People are hungry but the spiritual food in the churches here are without flavor

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Going Dutch

The Dutch are famously blunt. One Christmas, a daughter gave her Dutch father a gift of expensive soap–the kind that uses words like “extract” or “essence.” Seeing the soap he asked: “Do you think I smell?” When you sit down for a meal in Amsterdam, chances are the waiter will

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A Little Sugar Sugar

LifeWay Research recently found that 70% of Christians believe “God wants me to prosper financially.” 25% of Christians believe that “to receive material blessings from God, I have to do something for God.” Christians in the American South are most likely to believe these things, as are Pentecostals, Baptists, and

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15%

There’s a lot of things I’d do in Thailand if I ever got a chance to vacation there. I want to see the pure waters of Phuket City and the temples of Khon Kaen. One thing I’ve crossed off my list recently: going in a cave. At least, not after

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