Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Link Love (2016-03-26)

Weekly Puppy Yesterday was Freya’s ‘puppiversary’, one year since we picked her up. Thought-provoking Paris and Beirut Attacks – Don’t Blame Just “The Media” for Unequal Coverage – Cosmopolitan “What you get when you buy a £3 pattern is an awful lot of time and energy and skill and expertise and creativity, all rolled into …

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Link Love (2016-03-22)

Religion “A “wife does not have the right to stand and deny her husband access to her body,” he writes, adding that she can ask for a delay with a “legitimate” reason, but “the judge of what is legitimate or not is her husband.” “But I will say this, despite American laws to the contrary, …

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Link Love (2016-03-19)

Thought-provoking “In spite of my fears, I didn’t regret having a baby. My son’s body against mine was the clarity I never had. The first few weeks of his life, I felt honestly rattled by the knowledge of how close I’d come to opting to live my life without him. It was a penetrating, relentless, …

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Quick Reads March 2016

Since listening to more audiobooks I am finding that I’m consuming books faster than I can keep up with the reviews – might have to make plans for reviewing daily to save them for the monthly list of quick review as I’m currently about a month behind. Reviews The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (free on …

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Link Love (2016-03-12)

Thought-provoking “Once upon a time, before you were born, there was a Golden Age. You didn’t need an amazing resume to find a job. Even the lazy and ignorant got hired. And best of all, pay kept going up. One man working an ordinary job could support his entire family in middle class splendor. And …

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International Women’s Day, Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month and the Struggle

On this years International Women’s Day, I encourage you to learn more about AI diseases, especially what signs and symptoms to watch out for, get to know your family’s medical history, and help educate other people on the seriousness and importance of recognizing, treating, studying and researching AI diseases.

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Link Love (2016-03-08)

Thought-provoking ““But I don’t like swearing.” Yeah well I don’t like fruit-flavored soda but I don’t go around demanding that others drink what I do because it’s obviously right since my taste is my favorite (ever heard of cyclical logic?). I realize that some people like that crap even though I find it foul and …

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Link Love (2016-03-05)

Thought-provoking “The American system of tipping is awkward for all parties involved: restaurant patrons are expected to have the expertise to motivate and properly remunerate service professionals; servers are expected to please up to 1,000 different employers (for most of us, one boss is enough!); and restaurateurs surrender their use of compensation as an appropriate …

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