Monthly Archives: August 2013

Heartlander of the Week: Gone Too Soon

This week’s Heartlanders are Christopher Lane and Chris Broussard, two young men gone before their time. How cruel Life can be, two young people just reaching adulthood and all of the potential and excitement that goes with that.  Responsible, educated, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Facing Reality

Normally, I laugh off my gluten-sensitivity as more or less the equivalent of hay fever.  OK, I can’t eat some stuff, but I can’t have lilacs in my house, or even a lilac bush in my yard–well, really I can’t … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Strip Naked

This week’s Heartlanders are Jennifer Anniston and her stylist, for posting a picture of her face without makeup on Instagram. She looks totally cute and normal.  What’s wrong with that?  For the grocery store or even most jobs?  Most of … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Time Travel

So, this past 4th of July Holiday, I was watching old Parliament Funkadelic videos, as you do.  I would have watched Independence Day, the contemporary classic by American Patriot and auteur, Roland Emmerich (yes, I realize he is actually German), … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Curiouser and Curiouser

So, I went to the Dr. recently.  I keep gaining weight, and, in fact, according to my BMI, I am overweight and possibly obese. I’m also 5’7” and a size 6/8.  (OK a 10 in styly pants, but that’s still … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Give It a Rest

To the United States Congress, for taking a break from work. Sort of.  The next five weeks are actually District Work Period, so our legislative folks are taking a break from DC–and each other, but not really from work.  Of … Continue reading

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