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google plus importation

I am importing selected collections into this blog. Turns out I have about 10K posts over the years (since 2011) at G+ (although to be fair, I deleted quite a few, such as the entire Campaign 2016 collection which was … Continue reading

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a lot in five years

Quite a bit has happened in the last five years! I will likely be returning to posting here (and pushing content to other places) given G+’s shut down next year. It was a good seven year run, despite Google’s abysmal … Continue reading

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allah save the punk

[Audio: music; Subtitles: English] This is a good article Muslim Feminist Punk: Helping Destroy Stereotypes of Gender, Religion and Race, but remember what I said a while back about erasure? Reading this, you’d almost never realize that Sabina England is … Continue reading

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last supper collection

My kind of link daisy chaining! From JMG: I love that the food in question is PIZZA! That led to this all time awesome version, also from JMG (click on either pic for their stories): Which leads to this all … Continue reading

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for a bit of perspective

I keep looking at the pictures of Tahrir Square, and as someone completely unfamiliar with the streets of Cairo, kept seeing circles in the way people and posters are aligned. So, I dug around a bit and found this: and … Continue reading

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broken education

This article is just jaw-dropping: I’m Sorry, Your Child Is Stupid Our experience raising Leah is not typical, not typical at all. I dare say, we have successfully raised a deaf, bilingual child. We did it in a school environment … Continue reading

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foodie friday: tortilla soup

This is a big favorite of mine, I’ve been making it for over 5 years now. The recipe is pretty versatile — you can cut it in half to make less soup if you like. I have used all kinds … Continue reading

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surprised kitty… go boom

This is TOO adorable. OMG, the sweet will drip off your monitor: Gotta fix that! F Kitty flambé!! But honestly, some people have waaaaaaay too much time on their hands 😯 😀 Like 0

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local produce

I’ve never been a general fan of schlepping food all over, although I acknowledge that when you live in a wintry climate, it’s nice to get food from warmer places you wouldn’t otherwise. But there’s a high price paid for … Continue reading

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dead bodies…

$4475.00The Cadaver Calculator – Find out how much your body is worth The “Cadaver Calculator” sez my body’s worth $4475, eh? I knew I should have lied about the painkillers I take!! 🙂 Like 0

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you have GOT to be kidding

And yet, in the end, there is an easy winner when it comes to choosing the most ridiculous of all these touted jobs. The idea that Blair should become a peace envoy in the Middle East, in what the New … Continue reading

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Protected: more video clips

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read this!

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aikido techniques

For all those of you who wonder about the crazy sorts of things I talk about here…(note that spelling variations occur b/c Europe uses a different romanji mapping). ai hanmi katatetori ikkyo omote ai hanmi katatetori ikkyo ura ai hanmi … Continue reading

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this and that

Well this year has been quite a busy one for me in terms of paying attention to the garden. Over the last year or so I’ve been slowly adding stuff to the front of the house, a hanging basket here … Continue reading

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