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Just another Abbey.....

Croxden Abbey, Staffordshire

You do not have to travel far in the countryside of the UK before you stumble upon a religious building or site. On our return journey from Dimmingsdale yesterday we headed down a wooded valley and came upon the ruins of what was once a large religious community. 178 more words

Everyday Life

My New Best (Kitchen) Friend... (And A Fabulous Surprise)

I love my Thermomix. My husband surprised me and gave me one for my birthday back in December and ever since then I’ve been like a kid with a new toy. 1,049 more words


Back in the US

We are home. While I was looking forward to a clothes dryer and ice cubes, I wasn’t quite ready to come home. It was particularly weird to come home just before Superbowl Sunday. 162 more words

Everyday Life

The Most Beautiful Thing You Will Do in a Day

Sometimes the most beautiful thing you will do in a day is remember to put your keys in the bowl on the counter when you get home so you don’t cry when you can’t find them in the morning and you’re late for work. 1,670 more words


Almost weekend

Updating my PC is not my favorite thing to do. In one moment you know it all and in the next moment you know nothing. Everything is slowing down. 68 more words


Putting Our Hearts Into It

I heard someone say today that she didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day because she could give her husband a card or chocolates or make him a special dinner any night of the week. 454 more words


Where’s the plant science in beef?

Guest post by Erin Sparks (@ErinSparksPhD)

Four years ago I became a first generation beef farmer. I had just started a postdoc studying the development of plant roots when my husband told me that his parents intended to give us beef cows as a wedding present. 601 more words