Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hobby Lobby Wins at Supreme Court

It’s a win for Hobby Lobby and the Constitution, and thus, the rest of us. Should your Health Insurance cover your aspirin, band-aids, tylenol, dandruff shampoo, and vitamins?  Should it cover your monthly feminine hygiene products? Why should it be mandated that it cover your birth control of choice? In a narrow ruling, the Supreme […]

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It’s not just homeschoolers.

Recently while reading an otherwise excellent post about protecting our children from child predators, the article veered off into blaming homeschooling. I see this a lot, and it frustrates me, and not because I am a homeschooler. Okay, not true, I’m human, and it’s a little bit because I am a homeschooler. But in the […]

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Sunday Smoothie

Today’s smoothie features: Frozen rhubarb, about a fourth a cup, maybe a little more. I do like tart. Frozen strawberries, about a cup fresh black raspberries, somewhere between 1/3 and 1/2 a cup handful of spinach about 1/4 cup of Kale Plain whole milk yogurt, probably about a third a cup Choice Organic Lemon Lavender […]

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Kindle Deals and Free Steals, Georgette Heyer, Health, More

Kindle Daily Deals: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel for 1.99 Blurb:First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated and […]

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Kombucha Kronikles

In my fridge I have the last of a brewing that was based on Rooibos Chai, then lightened with pineapple juice and lavender mint tea.  To tell the truth, this one is a little too light for me.  It doesn’t have the kick I like my kombucha to have. Steeping in large gallon jugs on […]

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