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Oto and Henriette – a little Christmas story

Oto and Henriette were married for decades and the next big birthday for both would be their 80th birthday. Both had their health troubles but basically they were both satisfied and happy in their modest life. 439 more words


Mother gets prison time, deportation in strangling death of her newborn

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (PIX11) – A New York mother was sentenced to prison time and mandatory deportation Monday after she pleaded guilty to strangling her hours-old son and dumping his body in a recycling container, authorities said. 332 more words


Mother pleads guilty to manslaughter in 'Baby Angel' case

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York woman who admitted strangling her newborn has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe announced the plea Monday by Maria Oliva Guaman-Guaman. 94 more words


A Conventional Use for an Unconventional Item

In trying to be a Frugalista, I have learned a few things and one of them is company’s always try to gouge you when it comes to specialty items.  183 more words

For The Home


Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L, ISO 100, !/800 sec, f/5.6, EV -0.3, Canon 40D. Post processing in Viveza 2.


Downsizing the Trash

Remember this 96 gallon embarrassment I was cursed with 4 years ago? It’s history now.

In a move to avoid using a trash hauler to be designated by our city (a coming change), my homeowners association (HOA) and our trash hauler have conspired negotiated a new contract that replaces the 96 gallon abomination with the dynamic duo below: a 64 gallon trash cart and a 21 gallon recycling bin. 200 more words