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Archives for May, 2012

Isn’t it obvious? We gave women the right to vote. As Raw Story reports: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a tea party activist that’s appeared several times on Fox News, and founder of an organization where Sean Hannity serves as an advisory board member, said in a sermon recently published to YouTube that America’s greatest mistake…

RIP Maurice Sendak

Speaking as someone with kids who pretty much are Alligators All Around and Wild Things most of the time, I’m going to miss him. Thanks, Maurice, for the books that fed my childhood and now the childhood of all the kids I love!

Monday What-to-Eat Post

So here’s what we actually ate yesterday. In addition to the list below, btw, C. and K., the new guys ate a fair number of totally non-local oranges and bananas, as well as some local apples. Because they’ve experienced real hunger, they have a bowl of fruit in their room that they can eat anytime,…

What To Eat Week

it has been quiet around here because late last Tuesday we got a placement of two boys, C., 7 and K., 8. In the chaos of getting everyone settled, dealing with all the legal requirements, paperwork and appointments that a foster placement entails and getting them back to school, the blog has taken a backseat,…