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'Tex the T-Rex' Patriotic E-Book a Hit with Children

'Tex the T-Rex' Patriotic E-Book a Hit with Children

My kids love books. Since my husband and I love books too, we have quite the collection of children’s books littering every corner of our house. There are board books that our four-year-old is just learning to read, chapter books

Green vs Green: Environmentalists Win Fed Backing to Shut Down 4 Hydro Power Plants

Green vs Green: Environmentalists Win Fed Backing to Shut Down 4 Hydro Power Plants

Environmentalists have persuaded the Department of the Interior to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River. These dams not only provide clean, green energy to the Klamath community, they sustain area ranches and farms with continual access to water. An environmentalist’s dream, right? But

Last Night on 'Glee': A Rare Prayer for Healing, Acceptance

Last Night on 'Glee': A Rare Prayer for Healing, Acceptance

“Glee” was back from hiatus this week after nearly two months during which we were left to ponder whether teen lovebirds Finn and Rachel tied the knot and Quinn’s fate after her car accident. The show opened with Quinn in a

'Glee,' Jeff Goldblum and the God Squad

'Glee,' Jeff Goldblum and the God Squad

Love was in the air at McKinley High this week, as Glee aired a very special Valentine’s Day episode on the 14th. Plus, we finally got to meet Rachel’s gay dads, which literally made me squeal just a little bit

Last Night on 'Glee': Anti-Troop Hate Hits Primetime!

The following contains spoilers. You’ve been warned. “Glee” was back last night after a month-long hiatus, which means that I’m back now – the morning after. Didja miss me? I missed you. And I missed “Glee” too. On what other

Drone Crash in Iran Could Reveal Our Security Secrets

A drone on a CIA mission crashed landed in Iran a few days ago. Not just any drone, but one described as jet-powered and bat-winged (no joke!), full of super secret stealth technology. Yup, the RQ-170, one of our military’s

Last Night on 'Glee' 11/15/2011: 'Angry White People' Edition

The following article contains spoilers. You’ve been warned. Hello everyone! Didja watch “Glee” last night? Come on, admit it … I know you did. It’s the show we all love and love to hate at the same time. There’s singing!

Last Night on 'Glee': Gay Adoption and … Herman Cain?

The following article contains spoilers. You’ve been warned. Hi everyone! I’m back for Week 2 of Glee, the show we all (or at least some of us) love to hate. In case you missed it, I’ll be your guide to

Is Free Birth Control Really Free?

After the birth of our second daughter, my husband and I knew we needed some sort of contraceptive. Not ready for #3, and unwilling to give up the very activity that could lead to another ankle-biter, we decided to take

The Individual Mandate Bullies Americans

President Obama says he doesn’t like bullies. The White House has even launched a website to help kids and parents recognize the signs of bullying and advise them on how to get help. Maybe the White House should take its

'Atlas Shrugged: Part 1' Review: A Timely Must-See

It has been said that there is nothing new under the sun. From fashion to societal morality, history keeps on repeating itself. Who ever thought skinny jeans would come back in style? What’s next, stirrup pants and scrunchies? Atlas Shrugged: