Author Archives: Headmistress

Political theater

Democrats Pocan, Jaypal, and Espaillat will vote no on the abolish ICE bill if it’s brought to the floor. Why is that particularly significant? It is their bill.  These are the same three Democrat Representatives who introduced the Abolish ICE bill in the first place.   Why would they introduce a bill they do not want […]

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Education, Sir John Lubbock

THE PLEASURES OF LIFE. __________ CHAPTER X. EDUCATION. “No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth.” — BACON.                 “Divine Philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo’s lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar’d sweets Where no crude surfeit reigns.” SHAKESPEARE.   IT may seem rather surprising […]

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Record Heat?

“…this summer (June-August) so far has had a near record low number of daily maximum temperature records in the US. The vast majority of summer daily maximum temperature records were set more than 60 years ago, and never matched again.”  More here.

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Little House on the Prairie

This is probably the best response to the American Library ASsociation’s foolish and rather narrowminded revocation of an award from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s wonderful Little House on the Prairie Series that I have read.

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Chicken Liver Omelette

Omelette with Chicken Livers Separate the whites and yolks of six eggs. Chill the whites. Boil three chicken livers until tender, (reserve liquid). Cut them in pieces about half an inch long; brown one tablespoonful of butter and one of flour, add half a cupful of the liquor in which the livers were boiled and […]

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