I'm sure it's just a coincidence! :)Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labeling from pork and beef, the NFL is warning that meat produced in Mexico and China may contain a substance banned as a perf ... read more
Broccoli sprouts, anyone? The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name BroccoSprouts. They are widely a ... read more
Woke up this morning to a bird in the kitchen. I had a hunch the cat Sunny had brought something inside because, while still half asleep, I heard her banging around outside of the bedroom somewhere.Anyway, I walked into the kitchen, and there was a bird perched on the curtain rod ove ... read more
Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a word processing temp. He thought his latest assignment was just another gig, never anticipating Venelia and the Dynamos. The what?
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Benny was on the elevator of a building he'd never been in before. It was climbing fast. Too fast. "It didn't stop on those floors," he said, looking at the still-lit numbers as it sped upward.
When no one replied, he looked to see if anyone heard him. Apparently not.
To his right stood an attractive blonde woman, thirtyish, in a blue blazer, matching skirt and white silk blouse. Seeing the crazed look in his eyes, she turned away and clutched her purse with both hands.
I just heard about it today. YouTube has been falsely reducing the views, so it has broken the million views mark many different times, according to the artist.Heres the song:Watch on YouTubeIt reached the top of iTunes as of mid-March ... read more
Bill s Salsa Chicken RiceI ve been making this for years, and thought I d share it, finally. Here s my recipe and the quantity I usually make:Six chicken breasts with skin, baked in plastic cooking bags at 400 176;F for ... read more
NOTATIONS ON HOSPITAL CHARTS Actual Sentences or notations Found In Patients Hospital Charts 1. She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night. 2. Patient has chest pain if she lies on he ... read more
Time flies when you lose nine hours. We fly to Astrakhan this afternoon. This morning, well be having the free breakfast that the hotel offers. Then well exchange our dollars for rubles (before the dollar devalues even more). I co ... read more
...from China, where they can monitor individuals down to the square inch, but cannot enforce safety laws at factories (or germ warfare labs). Go figure If we cant depend on the EPA to warn the public about something so thoroughly docu ... read more
We visited Elizabeth again today. We caught her when she was in the music room with all the other kids in her age group. She smiled wide when she saw us, but by the time she reached us, she tried to keep it cool. Lik ... read more
In honor of my father and his strong support for DNA testing of the Portuguese people, I am awarding a free DNA test each quarter who is announced in each issue of O Progresso, the newsletter of the Portuguese Historical & Cultural Soci ... read more
Here are some actual environmental issues we should be addressing instead of climate change (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty). FYI, pollution is caused by ... read more
I went to a pre-employment drug screening this morning. Last week, I had interviewed for an IT instructor position. Had to give a mock class, and everything. I chose the subject of "securing your home wireless network." It was fun ... read more
Attract butterflies and bees to your garden, reduce wi-fi. A happy garden is a wireless-free garden. Decades of research has already determined that plants and insects as well as animals and people are harmed by exposure to wireless radiati ... read more
United Airlines says Thank you, American Airlines. Now everyone knows were not the ONLY a--holes! Yes, the woman was apparently belligerent (just like Uniteds victim), but these so-called ... read more
We visited Evelyns family [in Guatemala, hence the title of the post :)] and ate like the pigs that we are. Bijou had fun. I guess the highlight was going to the cemetery. Believe it or not, it was really Gothic, colorful, historical a ... read more
The Daily Gargoyle Vol. 2, No. 14, November 16, 1990 "Just when you thought it was safe to open the mailbox!"[Editors note: For those of you who actually believed, or hoped, that there would ... read more