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Eat Free Every Night

I wasn’t terribly surprised by the content of this video. I’ve known a few people (who were not homeless) who regularly eat the food our country throws away. I’ve been a part of the system that tries to reclaim some of it by taking it to shelters and even sending it to (yep) pig farms. […]

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ten sentences in 24 hours

The Maker created a bit of a stir this week. He had a homeschool assignment to copy ten sentences of his choice from the book of his choice as a writing exercise. One might think, since he’s done this routinely before, that this would be a non-remarkable thing. One would be wrong. Book: The Great […]

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Second Chance Card

Second Chance Card

Today is just one of those days; too much to do and not enough resources to get everything done. I was cranky and worried and I told several people in vivid and eloquent terms that I felt like cat yak, once right before we went through the buffet line at lunch (which may have put […]

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Just Superlative

I happened to pick up a debut novel titled Singularity, penned by the unfortunately-named Bill DeSmedt. The jacket flap copy on this novel had three all-caps headers: A MAVERICK ASTROPHYSICIST (this character “fingered the culprit”) A ROOKIE SECRET AGENT (a woman! and fresh out of secret agent school, where she probably double-majored in w.m.d. and […]

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