Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30 2012

And I’m Off Again!

Alright, I’ve put in the four honest hours of work that I promised my boss when I said I’d “work from home” this morning. I’m pretty proud of this acheivement because sometimes working from home involves more “home” than “work”, amiright? And now I’m headed out the door for another trip! I barely unpacked my suitcase, you guys. This weekend’s …

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Mar 29 2012



Presented for your lunchtime consideration: Walnut Brains in Chocolate Skulls. Genius use of walnut! From Street Anatomy: These chocolate skulls with walnut/candy brains are genius and so well executed for such a small piece of chocolate!  They are hand-crafted by twin sisters from Spain, Ruth and Sira García Trigueros who also happen to run their …

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Mar 28 2012

Washington D.C. Day 1 – Tidal Basin


Blog material has been light over the past week because I’ve been having awesome touristy times in Washington D.C. I would have liked to do my travel blogging during vacation, but we wore ourselves out right good every day, and we fell into bed every night almost immediately after getting back to the hotel. So …

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Mar 26 2012

Cross-Country Connections: Spring

CCC Erin Spring

Cross-Country Connections is a Biodork weekly blog entry dedicated to telling stories in pictures of three family members – me, my sister and Mom – living in very different locations across the country. Every week we choose a different theme and then take or contribute a personal photo that fits the theme. This week’s theme …

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Mar 23 2012

Reason Rally, Here We Come!


Wowza – We’re on our way to Reason Rally! The Hubby and I got to bed waaaaay too late last night. Like, 12:45am this morning – that too late last night. 12:45am wouldn’t have been so bad if we hadn’t needed to be  out of bed at 3:30am to get ready for our flight. We were …

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Mar 22 2012

“A”THEIST Vanity Plate


Seen on Twitter. I wonder how else the “A” on this collegiate-edition license plate is being used by other creative Alabamians?  

Mar 22 2012

Scientology Books Banned in Russia

Russian courts don’t like Scientology. From The Moscow Times: Works by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard will be added to the country’s list of extremist literature for “undermining the traditional spiritual values of the citizens of the Russian Federation,” the Prosecutor General’s Office said Wednesday. … Individuals in possession of extremist materials can be jailed for up …

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Mar 21 2012

A Call for Your Stories


I’m partnering with a new group to increase visibility of reproductive health care rights and access to abortion. The group is called Voice of Choice. Voice of Choice came to be when a father on the periphery of the abortion debate was dragged into the fray by an organized virtual – and then physical – …

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Mar 20 2012

George Hrab at House on the Rock!


I originally posted this at Minnesota Skeptics  Skeptical musician/humorist George Hrab will be performing at House on the Rock Resort March 31st. The Chicago Skeptics have set up this special concert, and skeptics from all over the midwest are invited. Earlier in the day a lot of people are going to tour the nearby amazingly cool House on …

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Mar 20 2012

Will The Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up?

Hat Tip to The Radical Housewife

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