Monthly Archives: November 2009

Food Stamps and Stigma

Recently I stood in line at the grocery store, waiting, and waiting some more, while the person in front of me sent her companion back through the store again and again to exchange items. She griped the entire time. I tried to think of something else, but gradually I couldn’t ignore it anymore. She was […]

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Electric Passenger Train

Old Engine Driver by Robert William Service (1874 – 1958) For five and twenty years I’ve run A famous train; But now my spell of speed is done, No more I’ll strain My sight along the treadless tracks, The gleamy rails: My hand upon the throttle slacks, My vision fails. No more I’ll urge my […]

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From ClimateGate Emails- avoiding FOIA Requests, Ignoring Faults In Their Work

Dr. Roy W. Spencer at Watt’s Up With That: At a minimum, some of these e-mails reveal an undercurrent of elitism that many of us have always claimed existed in the IPCC. These scientists look upon us skeptics with scorn. It is well known that the IPCC machine is made up of bureaucrats and scientists […]

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My Kitchen Woes

This is our kitchen counter. It’s called Celadon Glaze. We have the back splashes going all the way up, so this is also a significant part of our kitchen wall. We have a lot of counters and cupboards. As always, the color and contrast will vary from computer to computer. The crackling wasn’t quite so […]

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Turkey Leftovers And Other Frugal Ways

You can, of course, just reheat your leftovers and have another mini Thanksgiving meal. But sometimes you need to spread the turkey and other ingredients a lot further, and that’s when recipes using leftovers are helpful. I posted several recipes we use with leftover turkey (or chicken) over at Frugal Hacks this weekend. Here are […]

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