Monthly Archives: September 2014

Canning: Apple Chutney (2014)

Two years ago, I made Apple Chutney from the fresh apples I picked off my own apple tree.  My daughter loved it and just recently used the last can from that year. This year, I modified the recipe slightly (see … Continue reading

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A 5-Year-Old Worries Voyager Will Get Lonely, Receives Best Answer Ever

http://io9.com/a-5-year-old-worries-voyager-will-get-lonely-receives-1639256314 All together now on three … 1 … 2 … 3 … “Ah!” Dialing back the cuteness entered now.  Enjoy!

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The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

http://io9.com/the-12-weirdest-reasons-for-banning-science-fiction-and-1639136022 The Wizard of Oz? Really?  I’m shocked … not.  Some of the other ones listed are equally silly.  I’ve read most of these  and I turned out just fine.  😉 Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. … Continue reading

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Article: Academic Bureaucracy

Academic Bureaucracy http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2014/09/23/academic-bureaucracy/ … has little or nothing to do with excellence in teaching or improving learning for the student. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Trench Warfare in World War I Was a Smarter Strategy Than You Realize

http://io9.com/trench-warfare-in-world-war-i-was-a-smarter-strategy-th-1637657733 And this article ties in nicely with my Great War Great Read reading project. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Picturing The Hobbit | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/12/picturing-the-hobbit Happy birthday to Bilbo and Frodo! I’ll link in a few of my favorite art pieces from the above article later this evening.

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APOD: 2014 September 22 – Earth at Equinox

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140922.html My favorite time of year officially arrives today.  Happy autumnal equinox!

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