Monthly Archives: October 2012

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A letter from a disgusted teacher: I QUIT Kris L. Nielsen Monroe, NC 28110 Union County Public Schools Human Resources Department 400 North Church Street Monroe, NC 28112 October 25, 2012 To All…

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The beast within

Friends and enemies, There are “those times which try men’s souls.” (Kingston Trio). And then there are just those times. — The Beast Within — The ‘beast’ crept up on Jack, like it always did. Slowly, over a couple of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Losing My Cents:
It was a weekend of unrelated¬†activities for me.¬† I got home from my grandmother’s house on Saturday afternoon, went to a Haunted House on Saturday night that was put on by the local fire…

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Originally posted on bierstadt54:
When this past summer began, it seemed only a matter of time before the repressive Syrian regime fell and was replaced by a diverse assortment of disorganized but enthusiastic Syrian rebels in a democracy. Since then,…

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Post a day – why try?

Someone, will ask, “Why try to post a day?” Well, it makes you a better blogger, if it doesn’t kill you first. I want to become a better blogger. And accepting challenges always helps me strive for excellence …. And … Continue reading

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The WHOLE carrot.

Friends, There are some things in Ukraine which make me go, “WHAT?” So, we come to food. They make GREAT veggies here. I wonder how people in the USA become vegetarian. The veggies are rather tasteless. But, here? Wow! It … Continue reading

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Friends, This would make a GREAT ship to shore cruiser. Don’t you think? ghost.

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Women with male DNA?

Friends, What should we make of this? Researchers say some women have male DNA in their brains. It is likely that the DNA was transferred from their male embryos. OK. What do we make of this? ghost.

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Post a day – day 1

Friends, How would you go about posting a post each day? Would you merely write your diary on-line? Would you research? Would you write off the top of your head? Would you write at a certain time? Would you be … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Elodie Under Glass:
One of my favorite passages in Charles Darwin’s “The Voyage of the Beagle” is the one where Darwin nearly kills a toad with kindness. Since most people haven’t read VotB, I’ll reproduce it for…

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