Tag Archives: Americana

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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Heartlander of the Week: Eat a Good Breakfast

To the Breakfast Club ensemble, on their thirtieth anniversary. Because, why not? 🙂

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Heartlander of the Week: Dreamland

To Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dream Lives.

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Gluten-free Monday: You Can Do This at Home (?) Episode 2

So, following the “liquid diet” day, I did wake up hungry. The book I was using had multiple full day menus with recipes.   While some of them looked good, since this was a DIY effort, I decided to forge my … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Return of Man’s Best Friend

This Week’s Heartlanders are OR7, the first Gray Wolf in Oregon in over eighty years, and his mate. They managed to find each other and build up a pack. Because Wolves. Because things can get better. Because never give up.

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Heartlander of the Week: Merry F-in Christmas

Years ago, a friend of mine went to one of those open gift exchanges where everyone brings a generic gift and then everyone gets to pick a gift unwrap it and then either they keep it or they can swap … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

In this great big wonderful World, there are many things to be thankful for. And for Americans, that, apparently, varies based on skimming the self-reports of the Facebook Nation, from rainbows (Hawaii and Louisiana) and the ability to love (Washington), … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day

Today, I’m reposting a Veterans’ Day post that first appeared on my LiveJournal, and then I reposted to FaceBook on Veterans’ Day 2009.  It could probably use some updating, maybe next time.  Please scroll all the way to the end, … 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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