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Past Due Notice: The 28th Amendment, Reversing Citizens United

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Each decade or so, the humans who live in the United States amend The Constitution. The last time that happened was in 1992 (link to 27th Amendment). It needs to happen again because, in 2010, the US Supreme Court ruling … Continue reading

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Word Choice: “Called” vs. “Driven”

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This is a post about something I’d never thought of until my master brought it up with me yesterday. Remember yesterday? It was Josh Groban Day on my blog. Hence, it was also the day I had to account for my … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I’ve never blogged about Josh Groban

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Most of my regular readers know I’m a big fan of Dolly Parton, P!ATD, Black Eyed Peas, and PP&M. So, you might be wondering, “Ada, how on earth did Josh Groban get into your playlist?” Well, it’s pretty simple: I was … Continue reading

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Poem: Upon the Death of Home

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Maybe this spring will make more sense than last spring, when nothing seemed right at all. (photo: adamaecompton) Humans have a lot of social conventions that they use to memorialize both positive and negative events: They throw “showers” for women … Continue reading

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3 Songs for Uncomfortable Days

What’s your life been like lately? Feeling burdened, weighed down, unhappy? Has the winter left you cold and lonely? When you perk up your ears on a happy tune, at least you will have a break for a few minutes. … Continue reading

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EPA vs. DEP on Dimock, PA: Science… Law… and Female Intuition

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By now it is common knowledge that the DEP has determined Cabot Oil & Gas does not have to deliver water to Dimock residents anymore. The DEP actually dropped the requirement for Cabot to restore the residents’ water supplies (which … Continue reading

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Finally! A Photo Essay about Winter in the Northeast

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Winter has finally arrived! It’s better late than never (although I’m sure some of you would disagree). My master and I went up to the cabin this weekend and took a walk around the beaver dam. We scurried down the … Continue reading

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What have you done with your time?

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Humans are historical. If you do not view yourself and others as historical beings, you are bound to be hard on someone… demanding instant perfection in this “vacuum of today” (thanks for that quote to Hank’s mommy). Focusing in on only … Continue reading

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8 Ridiculously Sad Songs, In No Apparent Order

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Today, I’m sharing my list of really, really sad songs. It’s a long playlist, so bookmark it to return to if you ever need a good fit of sobbing. I know last year was rough for many of my readers, and … Continue reading

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Global Bucket List– 10 Things Humanity Should Do Before the World Ends

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This post is a bit long, but you know I wouldn’t be so wordy of this was terribly important information. I mean, we’re only talking about the end of the world, right? While you’re looking forward to the New Year … Continue reading

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