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Legitimate Confessions of an IA-ADD Mind

1. When I hear of livestock getting caught in a tornado, I picture pigs with their little, curly queue tailed butts flying around a cyclone and cows, mid-air with legs and hooves wide, braying extreme, “Meeeeeehhhhh!” sounds as they face me in my reverie as if to give me their version of, “What the frig?…read more

Quote from the Great Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Dr. Seuss

My Quote for the Month

You might be in Redneck bliss if you have to ask your potential employer, “Where are you in relation to Hooters?”

What are Sobakawa pillows?

A Sobakawa pillow is a buckwheat filled pillow made for head, neck and shoulder support, used in Asia for over 2,000 years. The pillows have also become very popular for their therapeutic properties and their durability. Doctors recommend switching conventional bed pillows every year as these pillows lose their “support” i.e. elasticity. Sobakawa pillows are…read more

Colonialism and the Victims: East and West

Throughout the years, students are taught of the conquest of lands and of the conversions of savage people into “improved” religions and civilized mannerisms. Everyone knows “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” and how civilization has been formed into the masterpiece that it is today. It is not until higher, adult education and life…read more

Looking at Established Classical Romantic Poets

Thomas Hardy, Samual Coleridge and John Keats can all be considered Romantic poets. Hardy may be referred to as a “disillusioned romantic,” but he still writes about romantic subject and delves into the deeper levels of the human psyche – similar to the ways that Coleridge and Keats do. These men ask questions that are…read more

Literary Analysis: Seeing the World Through the Same Eyes of Two Different Women

The similarities between Virginia Woolf‘s Mrs. Dalloway and Kate Chopin‘s The Awakening are surprising. Without a doubt, Chopin influenced Woolf’s novel, but The Awakening has not quite received the same attention despite the fact that it too is riddled with suicide, depression, objectification and (especially) the solitude of the main character. Edna’s solitude and capacity…read more

The Gift (I Asked God – My Version)

I asked God to give me prosperity so I could be happy with my riches. God gave me poverty that brought wisdom saying, “Instead, I will reward you with the fruits of your labor.” I asked God to take my pain away so with good health I could carry out great things. God allowed me…read more

The Difference Between Annuals, Biennials and Perennials

Do to various factors like climate and landscape; it becomes difficult to tell annual, perennial and biennial flowers from one another. Moreover, some of the flowers belong to each class. To eliminate confusion, use the explanations below for guidance and remember than removing a plant from its native habitat will often change the behavior of…read more

Confession: I love when people make mistakes

One great thing about working with the public – the mistakes they make: A customer once called me asking if this 9 foot skeleton could sit in a chair… Odd that it would need to sit in a chair but the man said his ceilings were only 9ft tall. Naturally, he was calling a Christian…read more