QUOTE OF THE DAY

Just as love is the giving of one's self, so is compromise.

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San Ignacio, Belize

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New combinations to try for a quick, comforting, flavorful meal

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AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.
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Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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