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Listening – A Part of Effective Communications

January 7, 2017

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Communicating effectively involves not only speaking well, but listening well, too. Active-listening tools, such as those in the following list, help you hold up your end of a successful conversation or Concentrate on what the speaker has to say Listen for content and emotion to understand the entire message Maintain steady eye contact so speakers know your attention is with them Reflect back with verbal feedback to confirm your understanding of the message Stay patient when people talk to youRead more

Oriental Cole Slaw

May 4, 2016

By Linda Collins

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1-lb bag coleslaw, pre-shredded bag 1 bunch green onions 2 packages Oriental Ramen Noodle soup 1/3 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 4 ounces almond slivers 4 ounces sunflower seeds Layer shredded coleslaw, green onions, slivered almonds, and sunflower seeds. Mix the vinegar, sugar, oil and seasoning packs from the soup mix separately from the salad. Add crunched noodles and dressing to salad just before serving and mix thoroughly. This salad is deliciously different, but it doesn’t keepRead more

Did You Know… Texas

May 1, 2016

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Did You Know...

Texas was the 28th state in the U.S. and was admitted into the Union on December 29, 1845. All other states except Texas entered the United States by territorial annexation. Only Texas entered by treaty.

Recipe of the Month – Catfish Po’ Boys With Pickle Remoulade

April 10, 2016

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Catfish Po’ Boys With Pickle Remoulade 1 cup cornmeal cup panko crumbs ½ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 tsp salt ½ tsp cayenne pepper ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp thyme, dried ¼ tsp sage, dried ¼ tsp ginger, ground ¼ tsp cumin, ground large eggs 8 catfish fillets, 5-oz, skinless Vegetable oil, for frying 8 crusty rolls, split Romaine lettuce for serving Making the Po’ Boys: In a pie plate, whisk theRead more

Did you Know? – State Fair

March 14, 2016

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Did You Know...

The State Fair of Texas has been held in Dallas every year since 1886 with five exceptions. In 1918 the fair was cancelled on account of WWI, and between 1942-1945 due to World War II.