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My beloved 1st adult bike January 09

Weekly photo challenge: Beginning

  Beginning: when my husband basically forced me to buy a bike three years ago, I was in my early thirties, a bit overweight, and hadn’t exercised in a decade… My bike was the catalyst for a huge transformation: three years later I ride my bike almost everywhere I go (I use my car less […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The good From Reddit: Dog imitating siren From The Atlantic: The War on Carbon: Late-Night Comedy Roundup The Bad From the NY Post: It’s so cold an escaped prisoner turned himself in The Ugly From TakePart: McDonald’s: Future Home of the Sustainable Big Mac? Please, no- and this is from a Big Mac lover

January 07

3 quick tips to get rid of vacuum cleaner smells

Vacuum cleaners can get stinky after a few uses. This is usually due to the messes it picks up- pet hair, food, general grossness. Fortunately it is quick and easy to remedy. 1. If using a canister vac, always empty the canister after every use. All the nasty stuff you pick up with your vacuum […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Sunday, January 5, 2014

The good From Salon: Pope asks Catholic Church not to alienate kids of gay or divorced parents From TakePart: Watch These Recycled Cans Morph Into Furniture From Grist: In Stockholm, a proposal to make snow plowing priorities better for women  The Bad From The Guardian: Eusébio, Portugal’s footballing hero, dies at 71 From NPR: Despite […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Friday, January 3, 2014

The Good From Gym Etiquette From Think Progress: Judge Rules Exxon Must Face Criminal Charges Over 50,000 Gallon Fracking Waste Spill From The Guardian: Protect the Mozambique forest found on Google Earth, scientists say   The Bad From Environment News Service: U.S. Sailors Sue Japanese Nuclear Plant Owner TEPCO From Sustainable Pulse: USDA Gives […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Thursday, January 2, 2014

The Good From Popular Science: Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept: Using The Sun To Charge An Electric Car From Think Progress: Colorado Ballot Measure Could Let Towns Ban Fracking From The CS Monitor: Scientists observe dogs relieving themselves, discover something amazing   The Bad From The New York Times: Missing a Cancer Diagnosis From The […]

January 02

Grammar Tip: Writing Numbers

Rule: Single digit, whole numbers should be spelled out. Numbers greater than nine should be written in numeral form.  I have four siblings. She gave me 10 pieces of candy

December 31

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy!

  Love the ocean- nothing like the feeling of pure joy when you first jump in, especially if you’ve been gone for a while…

Lasesana’s GBU List for Monday December 30, 2013

The good From The Mail Online: What does a dolphin use to get high? A toxic puffer fish that makes them lapse into a trance-like state From ABC News: Rose Parade Gay Wedding Going on Despite Protest   The bad From the BBC: China rejects US corn on fears over genetic modification   The ugly […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Good From Think Progress: Good Morning America Host Comes Out On Facebook From Trehugger: The history of the Etch-A-Sketch as told on an Etch-A-Sketch From The Mail Online: A divine sense of style: Pope Francis is named Esquire’s Best Dressed Man of 2013   The Bad From Deutsche- Welle: Former Formula One champion Michael […]