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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

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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