Tag Archives: substance and style

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: 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: Chose Life

This week’s Heartlander is Frankenlouie, the cat born in 1999 in Massachusetts with two merged crania. Predicted to live only a few days, Frankenlouie died earlier this month at the age of fifteen. There are lots of animals with challenges … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Hard Lessons

To Thomas Eric Duncan and his family. Well, Ebola out of Africa. Ebola in North America. Is this just the Beginning, or it is an End, too? Hopefully. I’m glad to hear our government is building temporary hospitals in Liberia … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Get ‘er Done!

This week’s Heartlander is Nigeria, for quelling its Ebola outbreak quickly and with relatively low mortality. Only 19 cases, 7 deaths, no new cases since August 31. Technically, Nigeria won’t be considered Ebola free under World public health standards until … Continue reading

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Workplace Wednesday: What Ya Going for?

In the Great American Workplace, what counts more–what should count more–style or substance? Maybe it is a matter of your window of observation.  Ask anyone who used to work at Hostess. I suppose it comes down to fit in some … Continue reading

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