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Gut Gremlins and Getting Older

I turn thirty this month. I haven’t been posting regularly because I’ve felt like a freshly molded dog turd thanks to a [potential] stomach ulcer. Yippy! Anyway, thirty isn’t a big deal for me — at last I’m not throwing a shindig. I’m going to make cake pops and see how many I can eat while… Continue reading Gut Gremlins and Getting Older

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A Rabies and Distemper Reminder

DISCLAIMER: RABIES RESULTS IN  HUMAN DEATH IF LEFT UNTREATED! And pets must be VACCINATED for Distemper and Rabies to be protected! But that protection isn’t 100% effective so it is NOT okay to expose even a vaccinated pet to wildlife that may carry these diseases. Exposure WITHOUT prior vaccination means CERTAIN DEATH for housepets!!! You read that? There is… Continue reading A Rabies and Distemper Reminder

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Thoughts on Spanking

Spanking comes out of the cultural idea that children are property, not people, and should submit by use of physical force. To people that adhere to that ideology, subtracting spanking from a litany of other discipline tactics means all authority is gone, that all your adult power is rendered useless, that all the logic and… Continue reading Thoughts on Spanking

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Mother’s Day Can Get the Fuck Off My Holiday List

Yeah. I’ve chosen a side in the war on whether or not Mother’s day is anything important. And it’s not. It blows. It’s stupid. It makes me irritated, in fact. Rantage as Follows: First and foremost — yes, you should treat the people you share your life with intimately with recognition and decency. But that… Continue reading Mother’s Day Can Get the Fuck Off My Holiday List

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Crockpot Conundrums: Ratchet Chicken, Veggies & Rice Soup ‘Recipe’

Ratchet Chicken, Veggies & Rice ‘Recipe’
You Will Need:
Sick children who won’t actually eat anything
Desperation Topped with Helplessness
Chicken base
A coffee maker
A rice maker
A crockpot
13oz Canned Chicken
Freezer burnt veggies (I chose corn and peas.)
Rice – quick rice or regular (I had regular jasmine rice on hand.)
Butter
Water
Spices (Garlic/Onion/Salt/Pepper/Tears)
Ritz Crackers Or Stale Bread
2-4 hours
All of your patience