Monthly Archives: October 2014

Heartlander of the Week: Book Worm

To Johannes Gutenberg, for ushering in the era of mass produced books, the vernacular, and literacy in Europe. To enlightenment, education, reason, measure, debate and recordation. No real reason. How about October used to be National Book Month, but now … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: Why Not?

So, I let go of Workplace Wednesday a while ago, but as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, comes to a close, perhaps we should (re) visit employment and other programs for individuals with disabilities. Some may ask, in a down … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: The Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween and Trick or Treat is a favorite holiday for children throughout North America. However, like any other food event, it has the potential to be a nightmare for someone with a food allergy or sensitivity—a risk to health and … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Flat Coke

This week’s Heartlander is a repeat: Congratulations Nigeria for finding a quick and simple treatment for Ebola that seems to be at least somewhat effective in reducing mortality—oral hydration with an electrolyte and sugar solution. You know, kinda like sports … Continue reading

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Thoroughly Modern or Throwback?

Recently I was watching a 60s era zany screwball comedy that was set in the Roaring 20s and riffing off a lot of the zany screwball of the 20s. It’s a once popular and now somewhat forgotten movie called Thoroughly … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Monday: Carmelitas

I found a traditional version of this recipe with some store-bought shortcuts online. I converted it to gluten-free and made the caramel sauce from scratch. One misstep—I used steel cut instead of rolled oats. The steel cut ones do not … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Bolt Hole

This week’s Heartlander is J.K. Rowling. For throwing in with the Tiny House Movement and building a replica of the Hagrid Hut on her estate as her summer house/ writer’s cottage/ she cave retreat. As someone who has lived in … Continue reading

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