How to Organize, Survive & Help Other People

filesFor some reason, today was focused on a lot of how-to stuff. I guess I’m feeling a bit bossy!

Romantic Talk
Be Kids Together

360 Blog
How to Become a Mentor

New Baby Gifts
Give the Gift of a Medical Notebook

Rental Talk
Tips for Surviving with a Roommate

Campus Report
Short Guide to Being a Campus Organizer


Keeping Your Meds Cabinet Safe

First of all, lock it if you’ve got kids–and keep it out of reach!

And check out some ideas below, along with some other fun stories today… Is it just me, or are there a ton of good books (or sure-to-be good books) being released this year?

Cosmetics Report
Keeping Your Pits Sweet and Safe

Medicine Report
How to Stay on Top of Your Meds’ Safety Recalls

Strange Somethings
Under the Dome Coming in November

Real Book
Arch Enemy Coming Soon to a Bookstore Near You

Movie Center
New Moon Trailer Available

Health Food Talk
Best Heart-Healthy Foods

Female Talk
Remembering Aunt Susan

Politics Report
Should English Be the “Official” Language of the United States?

Parenting Report
A License to Fish But Not to Spawn

Working and Parenting
Critical Thinking Skills Begin at Home

Fiction is My Calling.

readCompletely unrelated to the stories below, I just discovered that I’ve been reading my fan-fiction review statistics–on stories I wrote years ago, no less, and are literally buried on the web and, to me, quite impossible to find–wrongly.

I’m not getting a few hundred readers a month on those stories… I’m getting closer to a thousand a month! I am absolutely flabbergasted–and grateful.

So I just wanted to say thanks for all those reads–wow–and to recommit to going back to fiction as soon as I’m able. I’d love to do a few more fan-fiction stories I’ve had on the back burner forever for those of you who send me so many awesome reviews (or who just read–I can see you clicking now!). I am so thankful for your readership and appreciate every single review!

On to today’s articles…

Pagan Journey
Great Books for Pagan Parenting, Part 1: Celebrating the Great Mother

Animal Report
Cool New Animal Discoveries of 2009

Hungry Blogger
Would You Eat Road Kill?

Healthy and Hale
Should 8,000-Calorie Burgers Be Legal?

Spirituality Bestsellers
Letters to a Young Artist

Living To Do
Don’t Forget the Sexy Stuff!

Cat Chat
Can Your Cat or Dog Talk?

Astrology, Eco-Cleaning and The Mole Sisters

washingmachineI got nothing.

Seriously. No idea how to relate the pieces below in a sentence. But my eyes are burning a little. If you can post a comment with a catchy title incorporating the following articles, I’ll dedicate my next blog to you.

Astrology Report
Characteristics of a Leo

You Clean
Making Your Own Laundry Detergent

Children’s Bookclub
The Complete Adventures of the Mole Sisters

What Should I Expect From a Naturopathic Education?
What are Sulfur Emissions?
What are the Different Respiratory Therapist Jobs?
What Does a Quality Control Supervisor Do?
What is Tidal Renewable Energy?

Educated by Cartman

It might sound funny, but think about all the things we learn from The Daily Show or The Colbert Report. South Park may not be as a reliable news source as Jon Stewart, but it does tend to cover the issues–and introduce us to some words we’ve never even heard of.

South Park Talk
Words I’ve Learned From Stan & Co.

Family Guy Talk
Best Stewie Plots Ever

Cookiejar Talk
Cookie-Making with Kids

Working and Parenting
Quick Energy Pick-Me-Ups for Working Parents

360 Blog
How to Donate Your Body Organs

Artista Blog
Art Journaling

“Return to Main Menu”
“Midsummer’s Gift”

In This Corner, Weighing Two Ounces, Tweety Bird…

canaryYou may have heard of cockfighting–thankfully a banned “blood sport” where most of us live–but what about canary fighting? I actually thought this news story was a humor piece–maybe from The Onion or something–until I found it in over a dozen sources.

Japanese Politics & Culture

Fear of Rabies on the Rise in Japan
Unemployment Rate Rising in Japan
Japan’s School Year the Longest in the World

Bird Talk
Canary Fighting in Connecticut

Slurpee for Me, Slurpee for You

I think it’s very comforting that no matter if I’m home or 3,000 miles away, I can still get a movie-themed slurpee that’s got a 50-50 shot of either being decent or disgusting.

Mortgages and Real Estate: News and Opinion
Despite Losses, Banks Not Giving Up on Commercial Real Estate
7-Eleven Playing Monopoly in SoCal

Solidarity House
Playing for Change Promotes Peace

Paper Making
10 Things to Do with Your Handmade Paper, Part 1
10 Things to Do with Your Handmade Paper, Part 2

Stand Up for Circus Elephants

elephantDon’t you think it’s about time for elephants to simply stop being used in circuses, period? I think it’s been aptly demonstrated that no matter how many protections or laws are in place, they’re still going to be abused.

Animal Report
Take a Stand for Elephants

Weird Animal Report
Pangolin Rapidly Approaching Extinction

Vegetarian Talk
Potential Dangers of Drinking Milk

360 Blog
National Give Day: May 10, 2010

Peace Report
War Victims are Mostly Innocent Civilians

Campus Report
Give College Students a Chance

Children’s Bookclub
I Udderly Love You

90-Year-Old Turtle: Potential Daddy

Isn’t that incredible? I really hope those eggs are fertilized; how cool would that be?

I’ve added a few dozen more articles to the Articles section if you’d like to browse through them, and will continue to be adding them as I can.

Turtle City
Possible Pinta Island Tortoises Hatchlings Soon; Act to Save Sea Turtles

Earth Talk
Play in the Environmental Working Group Scavenger Hunt

Working and Parenting
Schedule Yourself a Becation

Parenting Report
Air Pollution May Lower Children’s IQs

Seafood Talk
Help Approve the Arctic Fishery Management Plan