Monthly Archives: October 2013

Merry… Halloween?

I know every year it seems as if Christmas comes earlier and earlier.  Last year I was appalled to see that Santa was allowed to come to the local mall BEFORE Thanksgiving.  Tonight, however, sealed the deal.  I walked into … Continue reading

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Canning – My First “Self-Sufficiency” Experience

Inspired by a combination of worry of potential economic collapse, overall independent nature and a dose of Doomsday Preppers my boyfriend and I have taken an interest in prepping and homesteading.  While we haven’t gone and ordered a year’s supply … Continue reading

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Yay Congress… You did what you’re supposed to do

When I read CNN articles about the government shutdown and debt ceiling lately  they seem as if they should fall under the category of “Entertainment”.  Then again maybe “politics” is just a fancier word for entertainment because it seems as … Continue reading

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My Cobalt Hates Northeastern PA

When I turned 16 I was given the option of either having a large birthday part or getting a car.  Always one for practicality and not all that social anyway, I of course chose the car.  It was a teal … Continue reading

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Lazy College Kids… Not Really

I tend to read a few news articles daily, usually on CNN because I like the formatting of their website, but in past months I’ve actually found the comments section to sometimes be more informative, and always more entertaining.  One … Continue reading

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Facebook Free… For Now

For the first time since I joined Facebook the summer of 2005 (back when it was only open to college students and required a valid college e-mail address to register), I have deactivated my account.  I guess part of the … Continue reading

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