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Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler were associated with Edward German’s comic opera, Merrie England for most of their lives, and they sang other Edward German songs into the bargain. 1,899 more words

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Marjorie el primer animal diabético del mundo.

En el verano de 1921, el profesor Frederick Banting descubrió, junto con su alumno Charles Herbert Best, la insulina, la hormona que metaboliza los hidratos de carbono y cuya ausencia es la causa de la diabetes. 395 more words


What Am I Saving This For?

Last year, I decided to save the money I’d usually spend on impulse clothes purchases and keep it aside as a lump sum to spend after a visit with a personal shopper. 339 more words

Meet Marjorie!

The intake coordinator was contacted by a shelter in Southern Virginia saying that an owner had surrendered a pug with some eye issues.  I went down the next day to get her out of the shelter and bring her in to Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue.   361 more words

A Weekend During Which I Took To My Bed

I was poorly this past weekend. Nothing I can put my finger on but by Saturday afternoon my eyes were so tired I had to take out my contact lenses and Sunday consisted of lying prostrate on my incredibly comfortable bed, reading  176 more words

Gumption. Or, in layperson's terms, Getting on in the world.

Marjorie is pretty big on Gumption. It’s the kind of quality that you’ll know when you see it in action. For me, having gumption means not complaining about minor difficulties and reminding myself that certain problems are not that stressful in the grand scheme of things. 115 more words