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Heart Health For Canadians
by Dr. Beth Abramson

This is a must read for women over the age of 50. It is a definitive guide to heart disease and how to prevent it. 208 more words

Conspiracy Theories (Or, Citation Please)

The Internet is a wonderful place.  I can renew my library books, order a pizza, watch cat videos, and learn that the Earth is hollow… 1,218 more words


Costa Rica Part II: Quepos, Cartago, y muchos pensamientos andando en bús

More freewriting from my phone. I can’t believe I only have 11 days left here. I’m anxious to get back to the United States and start working more hardcore on preparing to move to California, but I will also be really sad to leave. 2,217 more words


5 Summer Reading Recommendations & 5 Books I Can't Wait to Read

Written by Erin

With Memorial Day in our rear view mirror, summer is officially upon us. In addition to BBQs, baseball and outdoor concerts, this also obviously means a lot of reading outdoors. 1,292 more words


Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in 20th Century America, by Lillian Faderman

This sweeping nonfiction work examines the evolving sociocultural construction of American lesbianism. Faderman contextualizes lesbianism’s changes within other shifts in gender, political, and, to a lesser extent, racial identities. 228 more words

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We garden on Wednesdays

Thursdays are trash days for my neighborhood, so I mow and clean up the messes Odin makes in the backyard on Wednesdays.

Since I’ve never had much of a green thumb I get overly excited when there’s new growth on my pruned rosebush or when the lawn “doesn’t look half bad.” 84 more words


A Never-Ending Battle by Howard B. Patrick

Howard B. Patrick’s A Never-Ending Battle: How Vietnam Changed Me Forever (CreateSpace, 208 pp., $10.99, paper) is a classic account of how combat in the Vietnam War resulted in many years of post-traumatic stress disorder that adversely affected his life.This book is a basic primer for anyone unfamiliar with what the combat experience was like for veterans who served in the Vietnam War.   425 more words