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Seen and Not Heard

Having repatriated to Suburbia about three and a half years ago, I find myself swimming in slightly different waters. Not so much with sharks, I have freshwater roots, after all—Large Mouth Bass might be more appropriate. Which is to say, … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Who’s Coming to Dinner?

This week’s Heartlander is he who is conspicuous by his absence at the Table—Lindsay Graham. According to Quinnipiac, The Donald leads the Republican field. Mr. Graham is not on the list . . . . Northern though I be, I … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Oat Rolls

So, to follow on last week, I made Oat Soda Bread Dinner Rolls.  (No pics, still on the Information Superhighway’s breakdown lane, traveling fifteen miles an hour single file and minding the guys with the orange flags.) So, I used … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Oat Soda Bread

So, I have returned from hiatus. This hiatus was a working hiatus and a technical difficulties hiatus, not a vacation hiatus. No, no, the past few months have not been a vacation. :-* One of my discoveries during my “Unwired … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Marathon

The Heartlander is back, and this week’s Heartlander is Caitlyn Jenner. We first got to know Caitlyn when she was Bruce, gold medal Decathlete. I’m vaguely old enough to remember 1976 and 1975 and what a craptastic self-image the United States had … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Grand Old Flag

This week’s Heartlander is the United States Congress for allowing “key” parts of the Patriot Act to expire. Score one for the Fourth Amendment; or make that two. Annddd . . . Lone Wolves are breathing safer and sleeping sounder.  … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Et tu, Soy?

So, as I’ve been progressing on gluten-free, I’ve been learning more about Soy. It turns out that much like Wheat, Soy is a common allergen. And much like Wheat, there is also evidence that in addition to causing “allergic” reactions, … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Dream a New World

To Terry Pratchett and Michael Graves (in order only of I how I found out).  To brilliant, creative, irreverent minds who made lives better and brought hope to many hearts. The body is fragile; the Work lives.

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Gluten-Free Monday: Buckwheat Redux, Nodeln Again

So, I wrote last week about using buckwheat to make chocolate chip cookies, which basically turned out OK.  So, OK, in fact that they are gone! With leftover buckwheat, I turned to savory dishes.  I looked to the fridge, and … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Buckwheat Give It a Shot

So, I recently found myself with a hankerin’ for gluten-free homemade chocolate chip cookies, but my muck beloved King Arthur gluten-free flour nowhere to be found.  I took a chance and tried buckwheat, and so far so good. I used … Continue reading

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