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A Twizzler Here, A Red Vine ... Where?

As an adult, I’m comfortable saying that I buy candy for myself. I usually pick up a couple bags of Sour Patch Kids, or Trolli Evil Twins, or Haribo Smurfs, or anything new because therein lies the fun. 465 more words

Rambling

Friday afternoon

Karl called my attention to an excellent program at Milwaukee Public Television.  The title is Milwaukee: A City Built on Water, with historian John Gurda.  160 more words

Nature

Jane Smiley's 'Some Luck'

Some Luck follows the lives of Walter and Rosanna Langdon, year by year from 1920 to 1953. From a young couple starting their lives on a farm in Iowa, the book follows their family as it grows and expands, following them across the country and beyond as they find love, go to war, discover new things about themselves and have children of their own. 555 more words

Review

Friday payday: In the trenches

His bunker was one of the few upstairs offices with a door. Closing it triggered anxiety for half of the staff. Who was getting what? On the way out? 96 more words

History

California is everything

I am officially the worst blogger in the history of bloggers. I was supposed to take you through my experience while traveling and, five days later, here we are. 309 more words

Chicago

Hey There, Little Red Riding Hood

“Alas for those girls who’ve refused the truth: the sweetest tongue has the sharpest tooth.

—Jack Zipes Little Red Riding Hood and Other Classic French Fairy Tales… 1,589 more words

Anxiety

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from Midwestern states that have been …

from Google Alert – bird http://ift.tt/1EwXbxu

Google Alert - Bird