Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on July 18, 2014 |

One thing I’ve learned this week, don’t get sick half way through the summer drama camp. One of the other camp leaders said wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could schedule being sick. “Let’s see, I’m not doing anything from August first through the seventh. How about the flu then?” Actually, I didn’t have the […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on June 2, 2014 |

A recent discussion on FaceBook about factory farming was quite interesting and author/artist  Zinta Aistars shared a link to a blog – The Animal Lovers Dilemma – that offers a reasoned look at both sides of the issue. The blog piece was written by Elizabeth Vandeventer of Davis Creek Farm, Nelson County, Virginia.  She holds […]

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another Friday post

Posted by mcm0704 on January 25, 2013 |

I decided not to get all snarky today, although there is plenty going on in the world to be snarky about. Who besides me doesn’t care a bit whether Beyonce lip-synced the National Anthem during the Inaguration ceremony? I could not believe that was the lead story for the following two days. So let’s forget […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 18, 2013 |

This is the latest bad news regarding the XL Keystone Pipeline. Elizabeth Bast wrote in Oil Change International, “Emissions from tar sands extraction and upgrading are between 3.2 and 4.5 times higher than the equivalent emissions from conventional oil produced in North America.On a life-cycle basis, the average gallon of tar sands bitumen derived fuel […]

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Just For Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on August 12, 2012 |

There is no book review for today, so I thought I would share a link to a terrific site that has book reviews: So many books, so little time    The most current review is of   The Dark Side Of Night by Cindy Dees   The site is owned by a terrific lady, Lainy, and I have […]

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