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Yes, of course my Dickens challenge requires accessories!

Since I decided to follow Lucy’s lead and do the Dickens challenge, I wondered if I could mark it in some special way. I’m a bit of a sucker for accessories and accoutrements. 74 more words


Playlist 9/27/14

Groovie Ghoulies-     Satisfy Me

Donnas-     Gimme My Radio

Lillingtons-     War Of The Worlds

Nervebreakers-     I Love Your Neurosis

Rusty Curtains-     Jesus Jayki

Briefs-     Normal Jerks… 160 more words

Babies need vitamin D

Osteomalacia, also known as “rickets,”  is bone weakness resulting from Vitamin D deficiency.  We now know that breastfed babies and formula fed babies need Vitamin D supplementation.  115 more words

54 - 'Knock-Knee and Bow-Legs': Rickets Guarantee Form

Rickets is a condition which causes bones to become soft and weak.  Deformities such as bowed legs often result.  Although rarely seen today, rickets was commonplace in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Ancoats.  324 more words

George Osborne to bring back Rickets‏

As he rolls back public finance to the 1930s, the Chancellor announced a return to a golden age of austerity. Buoyed by the overwhelming support for his attempt to recreate the Great Depression, Mr. 266 more words


Do you really need vitamin supplements?

Vitamins are essential nutrients present in food that are needed in the body in small amounts. For a number of reasons ranging from ill health to rejuvenation, pharmaceutical companies have marketed vitamin supplements to the public for many years, but the question of who really needs these supplements have been a matter of debate for a while. 533 more words

God, Don't Let Bessie Die! (1930s Memoir)

Daddy came in to supper, worried to death.  Bessie, our cow had had a calf and had “got down.”  This was a catastrophe. “Getting down” meant certain death for the cow and a disaster for us. 889 more words