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“Daddies Don’t Do Dishes!”

April 30, 2012 by

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Random snippet from the scenes of my life… We recently had an interesting moment after dinner. Our big girls tackled a project in the yard, and it took them the better part of the day to complete it. As an aside, our purpose for putting them to work in the yard has many layers. The […]

Menu Plan Monday

April 30, 2012 by

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Alte: Sunday — (restaurant) Monday — Roast chicken with oranges, parsely potatoes, and steamed green beans Tuesday — Ham steak with baked beans and cornbread muffins Wednesday — Baked pasta with meat sauce Thursday — Corned beef and cabbage Friday — Crab cakes on garden salad Elspeth: Sunday — Hot dogs, baked beans, corn on […]

Sunday Open Thread

April 29, 2012 by

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Blessed Sunday to all of you!

The price of a bride

April 28, 2012 by

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All your bodies are belong to us

April 27, 2012 by

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Public Service Announcement for Men

April 27, 2012 by

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Did you know that there is such a physician as an andrologist? I didn’t, until my husband received a mailer indicating that one of the major hospitals in our area has one on staff. To this I say, it’s about time. Apparently andrology is something of a niche medical field, and there aren’t very many […]

Colonia im Mittelalter

April 27, 2012 by

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Yes, I’m reviewing a book only available in German. The book was long, but I’ll keep this short, since you probably can’t read it. It’s entitled Colonia im Mittelalter: Über das Leben in der Stadt, by Dieter Breuers, and it traces the history of the city of Cologne, Germany, during the 12th and 13th century. […]