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Bleeding Kansas, 2014

I haven’t been a resident of the state for almost 16 years, but Kansas will always be my home. When I tell people that I’m from Kansas, I usually get a response along the lines of “wow, no wonder you … Continue reading

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Election Night Reflections…Past and Present

I can finally breathe again. I woke up this morning at 2 AM in a panic about the election.  I love politics, but hate Election Day.  It’s the anticipation, the stress, and often, the disappointment that my candidate or issue … Continue reading

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I knew chocolate had to be good for me!

Two recent studies suggest that chocolate may help lower blood pressure as well as improving cognitive function.  Add this to the health benefits of red wine, and I think I know what my new diet looks like!

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It’s Easter…that can only mean Peeps!

I don’t celebrate Easter, and I don’t like Peeps, but I do celebrate the weird and hilarious things that people do with Peeps.  As a science nerd, this is one of my favorites.

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Glad Abz doesn’t have a phone…

Gotta love dogs…

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Only in Kansas

For all my home-state peeps.  

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Badges!

(No, that is not supposed to say “badgers”.  I may be a bad speller, but not that bad.) Girl Scouts recently announced a new system of badges that brings scouting into the 21st Century.  Some of the old ones are … Continue reading

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