Monthly Archives: December 2013

Heartlander of the Week: Use Our Imaginations

To the BBC, Neil Gaiman and the cast of Neverwhere, a radio broadcast in six parts, for honoring the radio serial. I’ve always felt that the BBC way outdid any American broadcasting company for really rocking the short run television … Continue reading

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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmas Yet to Come

The Story of the Third Part, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Christmas Day, 2014.  Six years since the Lehmann Brothers Crash.  The Dire Prediction:  Health Care Reform winds up destabilizing the entire U.S. Economy, leading to a Second … Continue reading

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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmases Present

The Story of the Second Part, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. An economy dead in the water for the past five years.  Most have retrenched, even if they don’t admit it.  A lot of families have adjusted to … Continue reading

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America’s Christmas Carol: The Ghosts of Christmases Past

In time for the Holiday, a Story in Three Parts, inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Imagine a time, before Food Stamps and TANF (or whatever you want to call it), before “Welfare”, before County Relief, before Ellis Island, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Work with What You Got

So, after a hiatus, I am back!!!! With Christmas just around the corner, I made Christmas cookies!  You know, the ones that you roll out and cut with cookie cutters.  Unfortunately, I was well into the recipe when I realized … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: A Hero to Us All

Sometimes it’s easy.  This week’s Heartlander is Nelson Mandela.  “Architect of Human Progress”  I think that is the best one I’ve heard. Maybe I’m just being opinionated, but the last six or seven years have not exactly been the greatest … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: You are not Alone

Perhaps you feel like you are the only person on the planet who is Gluten-intolerant.  Not so!  Many people are gluten-intolerant, including many famous people, like Billy Bob Thorton and Chelsea Clinton. It’s not just you.  🙂    

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