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Labor #1 Compassion & Understanding

Labor #1  Compassion & Understanding – Make up and personally deliver 5 Blessing Bags for the less fortunate. Today I handed out the 5th Blessing Bag. I’m not necessarily approaching these Labors in order, it just happened that I got a jump on this one. I am actually working on several Labors at once, as […]

12 Labors Part 1

It’s well known that Hercules had 12 Labors. The twelve labors of Hercules are a series of episodes concerning a penance carried out by Heracles. Driven mad by Hera (queen of the gods), Hercules slew his son, daughter, and wife Megara. After recovering his sanity, Hercules deeply regretted his actions; he was purified by King […]

Cooking Sous Vide, A How To Guide

Sous-vide (soo-vide) (French for “under vacuum”) is a method of cooking in which food is sealed in a vacuum-sealed plastic pouch then placed in a temperature-controlled water bath (an accurately regulated temperature much lower than normally used for cooking). The intent is to cook the item evenly, ensuring that the inside is properly cooked without […]

Gut Microbiome

Keeping the microbes in your tummy happy is very, very important. They impact our overall health, weight, mood, allergies, and illness. Gut microbes can also have influences on metabolism and mental health. As the Gut Microbiome is a relatively new focus of study, science is learning just how much of our health is linked to the […]

Wonder Woman Movie Review Of Sorts W/O Spoilers

To give an “above average” (movie reference) review, I saw the film twice opening weekend at probably one of the best cinema experiences in the Pacific Northwest – the Cinerama in downtown Seattle. Opening night (Friday, June 2) I saw Wonder Woman with my good friend Ann, whom I have known since grade school. She […]

Tough Like a Girl

Reader Discretion Advised Last night my husband and I were watching the Showtime series Homeland on TV (episode “R is for Romeo”). The scene set-up: Madam President-Elect is a guest on an Alt-Right radio show that is running a smear campaign against her by targeting her son who was a US soldier who died in […]

Outraged

outrage noun 1 widespread public outrage: indignation, fury, anger, rage, disapproval, wrath, resentment. 2 it is an outrage: scandal, offense, insult, injustice, disgrace. 3 the bomb outrage: atrocity, act of violence/wickedness, crime, wrong, barbarism, inhumane act. verb his remarks outraged his parishioners: enrage, infuriate, incense, anger, scandalize, offend, give offense to, affront, shock, horrify, disgust, […]