LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO Rediscovering Pasta Salad
Recently, I began working at a locally-owned bakery and cafe that offers a lovely pasta salad each day.
I never gave much thought or consideration to pasta salad, until now. One lunch break, I tried ... Posted on 5/23/13 at 9:16 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Dropping the Name of Jesus
Has this ever happened to you?
You're at some religious function (I don't do these any more, but the memories are strong), and as part of an ice-breaking game, you're asked, "What three books would y... Posted on 5/22/13 at 2:41 PM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES 5 Ways to Make and Save a Little Cash
How many of you are stay-at-home moms? How many of you raised your hand only to realize no one could actually see you? (Heh) Well, this one is for all of you SAH moms (and everyone else!) looking to... Posted on 4/25/13 at 1:30 PM
THE DIRT Dining room, start to finish
I know my dining room redux has nothing whatsoever to do with gardening, even tangentially. But bear with me--it's the most exciting thing that's happened to me in months (aside from our wonderful vac... Posted on 3/27/13 at 7:55 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Music Monday: “Home” by Phillip Phillips
There are songs that can completely change the direction of my day when they come on the radio. Lets face it, today Midwesterners need something to change the direction of our day. I have already spen... Posted on 3/18/13 at 7:25 AM
Investigators haven't found any ricin in the house of Mississippi man accused of mailing poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge, according to testimony Monday from an FBI agent.
The number of U.S. homes repossessed by lenders last month fell to the lowest level in more than five years, the latest evidence that the nation's foreclosure crisis is abating amid an improving housing market.
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland took no chances after one of his assistant prosecutors was assassinated two months ago. McLelland said he carried a gun everywhere he went and took extra care when answering the door at his home.
We know a lot about how babies learn to talk, and youngsters learn to read. Now scientists are unraveling the earliest building blocks of math — and what children know about numbers as they begin first grade seems to play a big role in how well they do everyday calculations later on.
While on a leisurely stroll with my mother one summer day, something caught my eye as we were walking past a garbage pit … gingerly dodging freshly “planted” cow pies! Did I mention this walk was in my parents’ pasture behind their farm
I am at war … at war with a squirrel. I am pretty fond about most things that I’ve experienced while living in the Midwest. Sure, the winters are a little tough, but it makes you stronger, right? Unfortunately, the one thing that has not meshed well with me are the Midwestern critters.
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