Monthly Archives: January 2008

Keep Reading if You Collect State Quarters

I am now the proud owner of a folder to hold all my state quarters.  So now I know the ones that I have and the ones I’m missing.  I’m on a hunt for more!   If you have any extras, … Continue reading

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Clearly, I don’t learn lessons well.  Or maybe I just forget.  Either way, read this blog, in which I reflect upon a lesson that I learned, (about 2 years ago).  It’s the same lesson that I blogged about yesterday, with … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday

To be of use  Marge Piercy Thepeople I love the best jump into work head first  without dallying in the shallows  and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight.  They seem to become natives of that element,  the … Continue reading

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Eat This! (And then call me!)

Just kidding!  How about eating this?! It’s Red Lentil Coconut Curry from page 206 in Simply in Season.  (Yes, directly across the page from Vegetarian Groundnut Stew, last week’s featured recipe.)  It has LOTS of yummy spices in it (curry … Continue reading

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Finished! (Sort of)

I would like to announce that I have completed 1/9th of a project that I started about 4 years ago.  It took me four years to finish 1/9th of it.  So if I keep on that pace, I’ll be finished … Continue reading

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Shape Note Singing

I need to start doing this again.

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Television, Drug of a Nation

I think these people must have read Neal Postman.  A very interesting video!  (Thanks to Julie for sending me the link to this a long time ago.)

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I’m neurologically sound

That’s what the neurologist said.  My apologies to my far-off friends who read this blog for whom I forgot to post my results.  The appointment was so anti-climatic (it took about a minute and a half) that I just called … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

We’re in the middle of a big (by Baltimore standards) snow storm so they sent us home 2 hours early today.  When they made that decision, there was probably less than an inch of snow on the ground.  Meggan told … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Groundnut Stew

Nik was skeptical and I admit, I was  a little bit too.  But we made this recipe out of the Simply in Season Mennonite cookbook (p. 207).  Kristen gave it to me for Christmas!!  I was so excited to get … Continue reading

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