The Truth About Orange Juice

A friend passed this disturbing information along today, and I’m pretty bummed because I’m a big OJ drinker.

Health Food Talk
The Truth About Orange Juice

Denver Music
Song of the Day: “The Galway Girl”

Romantic Talk
Don’t Bother With Life As We Know It

Fiction Book Club
Push: A Novel By Sapphire

Gadgetry Report
How to Power Wash a Deck

Fantasy Book Club
Fire Within Leaves Much to Be Desired

Romance Book Club
Stargirl is an Adorable Read

American Girl Talk
Fun, Free, American Girl Crafts at Michael’s The Knack

So Much for Season of the Witch

We were really looking forward to it, too…

Death in the Aisle
Season of the Witch Sucked

Living to Do
Choose Your Own Adventure

Denver Music
Song of the Day: “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”

Today’s Special
August 16 through 19 is Weird Contest Week

Internet Job Market
No More Facebook for Missouri Teachers

How to Help in Somalia

Please click below to see how you can help.

360 Blog
Famine in Somalia: 10% of All Children Will be Dead by Christmas

2014 Winter Games
Olympic Hero Pees on Little Girl

Accounting Job Market
Helpful Hints for a Career in Accounting

Affordable Writers
Beware Creepy Craigslist Opportunities

Denver Music
Song of the Day: “Independence Day”

Stop Bear Bile Farming

Read the tragic story of a mother bear and her cub below, then take action to stop this violent practice.

Animal Fest
Mother Bear Kills Cub, Commits Suicide to Avoid Torture

Adventure Book Club
Who Should Play Finnick and Johanna?

Healthcare Job Market
Doctors Advise How to Discuss Having an STD

Dance Talk
Way to Conform, Ryan Murphy

Parenting Report
Don’t Put Your Parenting Assumptions on Me!

Denver Music
Song of the Day: “Pour Some Sugar on Me”

Things I Love Thursday

It’s amazing how much of a difference one week makes! While I was drowning in despondency last Thursday, today I’m feeling pretty darn good (even will allergies)! Today I’m lovin’…

Days spent with my sisters¬† ¬† Crazy Stupid Love (which is oddly a bit like a screenplay I once wrote)¬† ¬† Billy Joel¬† ¬† Wood Sprite headbanging to “We Will Rock You” in the back seat of the car¬† ¬† the pretzel guy chastising Mr. Sara about telling WS to “stop asking questions;” it didn’t really apply to us (he was telling her to stop asking the same question–if she could buy something–over and over again) but what he must say to other parents! It just made me grin¬† ¬† getting organized & cleaning out junk¬† ¬† Wood Sprite being chased by her bunny; I am surprised at how snuggly he is¬† ¬† the pain of losing Totoro starting to wane (though I still think of him every day and wonder how he is…)¬† ¬† getting a ton of new projects to work on! Yay for novelty and new things!¬† ¬† birthday cake ice cream¬† ¬†¬† Let Me In, one of the most stirring films I’ve ever seen¬† ¬† True Grit, another awesome film¬† ¬† The latest teen novels I’ve read: Push, Stargirl, and Love, Stargirl¬† ¬† Making googley-eyed fish with WS¬† ¬† having all of our summer birthday presents bought and ready for the kids they go to¬† ¬† getting in TWO full nights of sleep this week!¬† ¬† Over a hundred new books purchased for less than 20 cents each from a yard sale!¬† ¬† Paramore¬† ¬† potato soup¬† ¬† COOLER WEATHER!¬† ¬† finally finding flossers that WS might be able to use on her own…¬† ¬† connecting with kindred souls¬† ¬† new communities, blogging opportunities, and homeschool groups¬† ¬†¬† fall field trips!¬† ¬† kidnapping my aunt and making her day when it would have otherwise been ruined¬† ¬† having not one but two of my cats suddenly, after years, becoming “lap cats” in their old age¬† ¬† Wood Sprite trying to read my “picture-less” books¬† ¬† WS “feeding” me alien food (aka playdough)¬† ¬† Spotify!¬† ¬† WS’s journaling

PVC-Free Guide to School Shopping

If you must buy school supplies, consider use this free, handy guide to find PVC-free materials for your child.

School Fest
PVC-Free Guide to School Shopping

AA Talk
Alcoholism Possible Cause of Death for Jani Lane

Aerosmith Music
Aerosmith Continues to Sell Out

Agent 007
Biggest Exhibition of Bond Cars Planned for 2012

Science Report
Scientists Develop Spider Silk Skin

Great News Blog
Zero Packaging Grocery Store Opens in Austin

Denver Music
Song of the Day: “Girl All the Bad Guys Want”