Monthly Archives: September 2014

News and stuff.

When caught being grotesquely inaccurate about things he alleges Bush said, Neil DeGrass Tyson’s first response was to huff and puff and demand that we just believe him because he said so and he had an explicit memory of when and where he heard Bush say those divisive words about Islam. Now, Tyson kind of […]

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Kindle Books, Good Reads for Teen Boys

All of these books are also available as Audio books, free. Go to to find them. They aren’t *just* for adolescent boys, of course. I loved most of them when I was a girl, and of the ones I didn’t love as a youngster, I mostly hadn’t heard of them (Jack London being an […]

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May Bryon’s Vegetable Cookery Book, Day Two

Day two (Day one is here) May Bryon’s Vegetable Cookery Book, 1918 “The following rough list will give some notion of the respective value of vegetables from a nutritious point of view — t.e. regarding them as quality rather than as quantity. 1. Potatoes. 2. Jerusalem Artichokes, 3. Parsnips. 4. Peas, Beans, Lentils. 5. Beets […]

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PTSD: Self-Talk

By way of updates, I didn’t see my therapist the last two weeks because. Family drama, another horrid medical emergency for her family. I get that. I don’t especially love it when the emergency happened in the wee hours of the morning, but rather than a phone call so I don’t drive 9 miles into […]

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Free Kindle Titles, Various and Misc.

Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links get stuck while loading. Just refresh the Amazon page and that should help. You don’t need a Kindle […]

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