Monthly Archives: June, 2009

One of the ads that came up for the last post was one for a free gardening ebook. I thought it was a great freebie for any gardener or wannabe gardener. The site is at http://www.freeplants.com/ The ebook is available at: http://www.freeplants.com/frame%20set.htm I just wanted to promote a real american farmer and his dream. Advertisements

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Picking the Right Blackberry

Sunshine soaked summer days inspired trips into the woods and fields near my home in Rhode Island. We called it exploring, and actually made some really neat discoveries. I found a family cemetary that dated back to colonial times. The trees, bushes and weeds had been encroaching on the graveyard for at least a century …

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What the hell, KFC?

A few months ago, I , like many other Americans downloaded the KFC coupon offering a free Kentucky Grilled Chicken combo. When I took my children to redeem the coupons, we were told that due to overwhelming demand, they were not accepting their own coupons. So without quibbling, I filled out the little form the …

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My Attempts at Academia

High school was a miserable time for me. I hated going to school. I was sometimes able to hide until everyone was gone and then spend the day with the house to myself. It worked because I usually arrived home before everyone else anyway. It wasn’t that I didn’t like learning, quite the contrary, I …

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It’s Official: I Hate Computers

My last two evening have been spent taking my computer apart trying to figure out why various things aren’t working, or downloading new programs, codecs, or drivers to get those things to work. My computer has stubbornly fought back. It started when I realized that my CD burner wasn’t working. After an hour or two …

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Angry rant

I finished three different projects last night-4 if you count the powerpoint that went along with one of them. Somehow I work so much better when the deadline is looming and the pressure is on. I don’t know why that is .

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My Sexiest Men Dead

I’ve seen the lists and lists of the sexiest men alive, but what about the dead guys? There are some very sexy dead guys out there. I don’t mean visiting the graveyard with a shovel kind of sexy, but come on you got to admit these guys are hawt!!!!!! Gregory Peck The definition of cool, …

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I thought I was tired of words

After a week straight of working on term papers and projects, I thought that the written word would have no appeal to me for a few days. Yet, I find myself here, writing. It’s an addiction, I suppose, this need to create. Research papers are very difficult, not because I’m not capable of doing them, …

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My letter to Senator John McCain

Senator McCain Despite being a Democrat, I respect you deeply as an individual. I am a resident of Arizona, and I am emailing you to ask you to vote for your friend, Senator Kennedy’s Health Care bill. As a single mother this bill affects me and others like me who struggle to afford health care. …

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Universal Health Care The Problem The United States is the only industrialized nation without a national health system. The right to health care is international law and is guaranteed in the constitutions of many nations-but not the United States. Recently, America has been viewed as barbaric by other nations for its lack of guaranteed health …

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