Just as we’re all about to roll up our sleeves and start our holiday cooking and baking, the Food and Drug Administration says 12 percent of the spices brought into the U.S. are contaminated with insects, rodent hairs, and who knows what else....more
I have to say a quick sorry to my “lil bro”, I was going to post a blog about my famous... not so famous.... dessert. He has been away from home for a very very long time and misses it. So sorry bro but Kmart has sparked “big sis” to rant. ...more
Supporters of Common Core State Standards hope to level the playing field of the American public education system nationwide, touting the notion that educations attained under the new standards would be equal in preparing students for college and careers.But reactions to Common Core have been mixed, keeping PolitiFact busy separating fact from fiction....more
Well, I’ve never posted anything political before, although I do manage to dish out a lot of kindness-leaning advice on living a better life. But tonight I’m feeling very disheartened by the failure of Amendment 66 here in Colorado. The Amendment would have increased our income taxes by a chunk, and a good chunk for some. But that increase would have gone to fund schools, and particularly schools where classrooms are increasingly overcrowded, ELL students are losing support, and No Child Left Behind is leaving far, far too many children behind....more
In the midst of all that was happening, Hasbro kept responding. I have moved on, but I thought that you might be wondering if all that letter writing was worth it. So, here is what else they had to say in response. Kristinawww.MyIslamicLife.com...more
"I just want to tell you we're fine," he said in a soft voice. I could hear Becky crying in the background. At first, I thought they'd been in a car accident, but then my husband explained. "There has been a shooting at the mall. The Apple employees have us all locked up in their stock room in the back. We're totally okay, but Becky is a little freaked out."
We all do it. We probably all just don’t admit it. Well I admit it—I’ve searched for that elusive picture of Kimye’s baby North (who I thought would be called Kadence, but I’m not in the know, which is why I’m on the search engines constantly). But what most of us don’t realize is that searching for celebrities and other hot topics in the news could put us and our computers, smartphones and tablets at risk....more
Recent news reports are shedding light on the theory that Black women and girls are less likely to be protected by the two HPV vaccines that are currently available on the market. HPV, the human papillomavirus, which can infect the genital area and is known to cause cervical cancer has over 100 different sub-types.
Suicide law in Ireland has been a hot topic this year. Marie Fleming, a multiple sclerosis patient in the later stages of the illness, is seeking the right to commit suicide with the help of her long-term partner Tom Curran....more