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Was Beer the end of Mother’s Ruin?

When I was growing up, I was often told that my Quaker ancestors had helped bring an end to the repercussions of ‘Mother’s Ruin’ by promoting beer. 75 more words



Z for ZZZzzzzz…. shhhh, everyone is asleep after the Blogging from A to Z Challenge and I am tiptoeing my last contribution in during May…..very quietly. 290 more words



Y is for why in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge as in WHY did I FAIL!!!? I was supposed to post the whole alphabet by April 30th! 197 more words

Blogging From A To Z Challenge

Lessons learnt for next year's A to Z Challenge

2015 A to Z Blogging Challenge Reflections

Reflecting on how I survived the Challenge is hard, but I do know that I’m wearing the T-shirt as I write – and I’m okay. 354 more words

War Of 1812

Reflections on my third A-to-Z Challenge

Well, I just managed to get all the way through to ‘Z’ in time, although I fell behind along the way and seemed to be scrambling to catch up all month. 569 more words


329. Zapf, Zubaan, Zinc-etching, Zzzzz . . .

Herman Zapf
is a German typeface designer (b. 1918) who has brought us fifty typefaces, most famously, Optima (1948) and Palatino (1952). More recently, he designed… 247 more words


328. Yellow Journalism

This term refers to a journalistic style that uses sensationalist stories and lurid images to whip up the fears and passions of the public. The phrase was coined in 1895 in connection with… 228 more words