Just my Thoughts · Politics

John McCain and the 21st Century – Follow up

I admit that back in July of 2008 I blogged about John McCain and his apparent disconnect with 21st century technology.  I was astonished that he didn’t use email – even with the reasoning being medical – and was concerned that he could not connect with the youth of the voting world without a bit… Continue reading John McCain and the 21st Century – Follow up

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Middle School Science Olympiad Regional Competition

Here are the “guts” from a press release I sent out this morning.  Thought you all might want to come out and see.   25 February 2009 Contact:        Nicki Conroy, Southern Tier Regional Coordinator, Division B, NYS Science Olympiad                  Middle school teams from across the Southern Tier will gather for the Science Olympiad Southern Tier… Continue reading Middle School Science Olympiad Regional Competition

Just my Thoughts · Politics

A Day of Speeches

My personal and professional life have been in upheaval due to the hospitalization of my father last week.  While we, as a family, were anticipating a hospitalization in the future, last week was not the time we were aiming for such a visit.  Yesterday, my father went home for at least one day so I… Continue reading A Day of Speeches

Food · Just my Thoughts

Cutting Your Food Bill

I picked up, as I said in an early entry, a copy of Mother Earth News for the first time in decades yesterday.  The magazine itself is providing me with a lot of helpful information on gardening which I am set to attempt again this year.  The website – http://www.motherearthnews.com – is providing me with… Continue reading Cutting Your Food Bill

Food · Just my Thoughts

Baking with Splenda

This is an entry that has been in the making for some time.  Back in November, I was getting ready for my holiday baking.  Generally speaking,  I start stocking up on sugar, flour, brown sugar, molasses in September so that I can bake for weeks and not run out.  I also stock up when items… Continue reading Baking with Splenda