For the truth is the truth, and no lie can prevail

. Leadership by Jean McGivney Boese (Louisiana State Senate Poem adopted 1999) It is easy to bend with the wind and be weak, Wrapped in silence when it would take courage to speak, To do nothing when crises demand that you act; To prefer a delusion to unpleasant fact. But the easy evasions that dreamers…

… is only a plateful of mince

. but – chilli con carne without any chilli is only a plateful of mince… These are the last two lines of “Bitcherel” by Eleanor Brown . . Chili con carne (chili with meat) or more commonly known as simply “chili” is a spicy stew containing chili peppers, meat, and tomatoes. Traditional versions are made…

not very french

. Cheesecake is a dessert consisting of a topping made of soft, fresh cream cheese, usually on a crust or base made from biscuit (such as a graham cracker crust), pastry or sponge cake. They may be baked or unbaked. Cheesecakes are frequently sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fruit, nuts,…