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1. Top Selling College Dorm Posters
Top Selling College Dorm Posters
This page shows to cool students, parents and friends what's hot in college dorm posters, according to "Allposters," the largest U.S. marketer of framed posters and art prints. Poster art and photography topics include pop culture classics like the Beatles and Marilyn Monroe, universal themes of ...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:54
2. 10 Things You Should Know About Blood Pressure Readings
10 Things You Should Know About Blood Pressure Readings
I had some questions about blood pressure. And, blood pressure readings.  What I found are answers everyone should know. 1Blood pressure - a definition - measurement of the propulsion against the inside of arteries that you have coming from your heart - as it pumps blood all over your body. The ...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:31:59
3. Boston Celtics Decor For Home, Car & Office
Boston Celtics Decor For Home, Car & Office
Have a child who tends to compare his/her height to a basketball star? A youngster who has a suspicious tendency toward competition? It's All Good! If you live, or ever have lived in New England - and you like basketball - odds are the munchkins (aka children) in your life will be Celtics fans,...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
4. Footie PJs Express Your (CUDDLY) Personality
Footie PJs Express Your (CUDDLY) Personality
There comes a time in a woman's life when footiepj's.... No. No. That's not it. Let's see... How about ~ "What do you mean, 'they're not sexy,' deare, I only ask for footiePJs to protect you from my ice-cold feet." That's better. That works for everybody. Hubby may...
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:39
5. Irish Jig ~ Best Feel-Good Music
Irish Jig ~ Best Feel-Good Music
There is a magical quality to the sounds and rhythm of Irish Jig Music. Before I heard actual Celtic music, I loved its successor in America - the clog dance sounds of Appalachia, the recipients of Irish step dancing. In the 1980s I went to a concert by the ever-popular Irish band, The Chieftan...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:51
6. When a Parent Hurts & a Grown Child Cannot Help
When a Parent Hurts & a Grown Child Cannot Help
When you and your grown child aren't speaking, or don't get along, a heap of hurt is going on. In my situation, grief over the death of my daughter destroyed me so much for awhile, that I almost lost the relationship with my son in his tenderest years. We still haven't recovered completely the e...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:51
7. Poems For Kids by Emily Dickinson
Poems For Kids by Emily Dickinson
Here are some Emily Dickinson poems for children who like stories. On this page I've featured poems that tell a tale. They aren't poems to teach right and wrong. Just fun to hear and imagine. Most have the advantage of being short stories, which are often favorited by kids. There are nature poem...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:55
8. 7 Things I NEED on a Desert Island
7 Things I NEED on a Desert Island
Bliss or Bust? Do you think I'm excessively cheerful to suggest a good time on a desert island? Does anyone remember the Calgon bath-crystals commercial? The one where a harried lady has a fantasy of herself in a Shangri-La to escape the demands of daily life? "Take me away..." Dreamy male voic...
Squidoo Community - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:56
9. Lana Del Rey Fame, Family & Funk Pop Songs
Lana Del Rey Fame, Family & Funk Pop Songs
Video Games, the song, is the single that assured Lana Del Rey, aka Elizabeth "Lizzie" Grant of Lake Placid, New York, her high demand status in 2011. She has two younger siblings and parents who are "fine" with her being a professional musician, according to the British reporter, Rosie Swash. T...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:58
10. Little Golden Books Reborn
Little Golden Books Reborn
When first published, Little Golden Books made reading more accessible than ever before to children from all walks of life. In a totally modern version, a talented two-some have launched "Tigerbuttah: A handpainted all-ages story inspired by Little Golden Books." Find out more about the new life ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
11. My Rescue Tortoiseshell Kitten Redefines "LUCK"
My Rescue Tortoiseshell Kitten Redefines
See if you agree that this is the story of the luckiest tortoiseshell cat in the world? I never read a "cats for sale" advertisement. Nor was I concerned with a cat's health. Until... Half-starved, skeletal, and abandoned, a tiny tortoiseshell cat wobbled out from behind a wood pile. How did I ...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:56
12. Mood Lifters by Emily Dickinson
Mood Lifters by Emily Dickinson
Lift your mood with no booze! Get exquisite self-hugs with no elicit drugs! Counting to 10 is boring. I prefer to mumble to myself a memorized funny or euphoric poem, instead. Mood lamps and candles may improve digestion. A cocktail of mood-change poetics, inspirational poems, before dinner als...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:39
13. Emily Dickinson's Flowers
Emily Dickinson's Flowers
A herbarium, like the one constructed by a teenage Emily Dickinson in the mid-19th century, is a systematically arranged collection of dried plants. The poet spent countless hours, according to letters and notes from her friends and family, on it and in her private greenhouse, adjacent to the din...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:55
14. You Know You Live In A Small Town When . . .
You Know You Live In A Small Town When . . .
The Town Clerk telephoned me to ask if I'd like her to come to my home to make it easy for me to pay the $5.00 per dog registration fee assessed annually to dog owners. I have two dogs. The deadline was drawing near and she didn't want me to have to pay a $30 penalty. I was so shocked I almost d...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:41
15. Airline Travel Necessities
Airline Travel Necessities
When I flew as a passenger of an airline for the first time, I was eight years old and it was thrilling. Carry on baggage was something to put toys or doll clothes in. Luckily, I couldn't see into the future. That future is now. Check-in requirements test the patience of Job. Crowded conditions ...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
16. Best of New England
Best of New England
Before traveling in New England, take this Squidoo-trip without leaving your chair. You have Yankee Squidoo lensmasters for tour guides. If you've wondered where New England got its name, and which states are included, I'm sure you aren't alone. That and more are featured here, along with what t...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:55
17. Loss Of A Child - My Child - My Story
Loss Of A Child - My Child - My Story
Just as I was turning 30, with three adorable children under 10, divorce threw my children into confusion. Then, six months before I turned 40, the death of my 16-year-old daughter and middle child occurred instantly from injuries suffered in a car wreck. I struggled. And, I did not pass every...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:39
18. Emily Dickinson The Less is More Poet
Emily Dickinson The Less is More Poet
I sat in a small classroom at Salem College in North Carolina. It was the 1970s when the "Women's Movement," a term now so quaint, was off to the races. The first episode of Wonder Woman in March 1976 told anybody with doubts about action, fantasy and adventure in women's lives to .... we...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:51
19. Secrets Of The Vaulted Sky, by David Berlinski
Secrets Of The Vaulted Sky, by David Berlinski
Astrology may be mysterious, even hokey, to many, but I can't keep a secret, I am intrigued by books like David Berlinski's. History and science are woven together with the author's own research for The Secrets of the Vaulted Sky. Berlinski is famous for his scientific and mathematical re...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:41
20. Go Boo! With Poems n Posters For Your Halloween Party
Go Boo! With Poems n Posters For Your Halloween Party
BOO!! It's the season to scare - To be scared - To confess to the thrill of causing a scream! Party with friends and relatives ~ Halloween games are best with turned-down lights and scary music to set the scene! My favorite Halloween game is to have prizes for the scariest costume, creepiest ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:52
21. Consolation Poetry for You & Someone You Love
Consolation Poetry for You & Someone You Love
How often have you heard, "Words are of little consolation"? We may feel this when looking into the eyes of a bereaved friend or family member. The fact is - words matter. I'm not here to go into an analysis of why this is true. But, I can say from tattered experience, the willingness to say some...
Relationships & Family - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:53
22. Tasty One Dish Meal for All Ages
Tasty One Dish Meal for All Ages
This easy, healthy skillet recipe has a unique taste even youngsters will gobble up. A comfort food you can feel good about, with only seven ingredients: ground beef (or, ground pork), celery, scallions, bell pepper, rice, beef bouillon (or, chicken bouillon if using pork), Worcestershire sauce. ...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
23. Gifts for Boston Celtics Fans
Gifts for Boston Celtics Fans
It's time to get into the spirit of the NBA 2012 season with Boston Celtics games, including those you play at home! There's no kid like a Celtics kid. So don't hold back. Go Celtics Green and show your support for Boston. You'll find your favorite Celtics team player photo featured here. Make ...
Sports & Recreation - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:32:58
24. Secret Cheese Dip Recipe
Secret Cheese Dip Recipe
I like to remember tasty times and full-tummy satisfaction shared with family and friends at a small Mexican restaurant when I was growing up. The appetizer came to be known as the secret cheese dip - or, Chili Con Queso. Let your taste buds decide if this recipe is the real thing. My mom and my...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:31:59
25. Leap Of Faith
Leap Of Faith
While faith means different things to different people. We all like quotes about faith. I discovered while making this lens that quotes specifically about faith are not all that easy to uncover. Which made the project all the more interesting. If you agree, all the better! I used to think I had ...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:34:41
26. Old-fashioned Homemade Oatmeal Cookies
Old-fashioned Homemade Oatmeal Cookies
This is an old-fashioned, time-tested recipe for nutritious homemade oatmeal cookies. Nothing fancy, but yummy and good-for-you. Picnic baskets. School lunchbag surprises. After-school snacks. FDA pronouncements about health benefits of oatmeal hit the newswires well after our mothers and grandm...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
27. What Is Communication?
Can there be more enjoyable communication than "breaking bread" with friends? My dictionary says communication is the imparting or exchanging of information or news. Also, it is the successful conveying or sharing of ideas and feelings. Perhaps we've found a better mousetrap ~ a better pencil. F...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:51:58
28. Egypt's 1st Victory Creates Standard To Judge Today's Struggle
Egypt's 1st Victory Creates Standard To Judge Today's Struggle
Egyptian babies lifted in the air instead of rifles to celebrate the nation's victorious revolution. Now, that's news! I heard someone say recently that Egypt had, by ousting its dictator, upstaged the Americans when it staged a revolution without shooting a gun. Egypt's sweet success is a freed...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:31:59
29. Birdy, Her Latest Songs
Birdy's "Skinny Love" is addictive. Just listen! Birdy, the stage name for UK singer-songwriter Jasmine van den Bogaerde, performs in YouTube videos. Her sound is distinctive. A true new talent. Since she is new to American audiences there aren't a lot of songs to feature here. But, in the futu...
Entertainment - Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:25:34
30. Death of a Child Impacts Brothers, Sisters
Death of a Child Impacts Brothers, Sisters
When my 16-year-old daughter died instantly in a car wreck, she suddenly was no longer there for her 12-year-old brother. He was a sensitive and emotional tween who relied on her. There was a bond between these two that many children around the world would recognize. This lens is to draw attenti...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:55
31. Real MEN Wear Footed Pajamas
Real MEN Wear Footed Pajamas
What do men want when it's time to be lazy? FootiePJs, of course. Comfortable, loosefitting, top to bottom. I bet the best husbands, Dads and lovers wear them, too! Ladies, daughters, sons and parents are always looking for gifts that he'll wear or use. FootiePJs are warm for sleeping, s...
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:31:59
32. May 10 Is A (Very Practical) Holiday!
I call this day a holiday because it's my birthday! But, then I learned that some people call it "Trash It OR Stash It" Day. If you are naturally tidy, then setting aside May 10th each year to make a family holiday, or a friendship circle, out of Clean Up Your Room Day May 10 will be easy. This ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:17:52
33. Crispy Nifty Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
I'm going to share two oatmeal cookie recipes on this lens. Whichever you choose to make first, enjoy the best oatmeal cookie if you like yours to be crispy. Traditional oatmeal cookies are soft and chewy. I really love them. However, sometimes crispy is better. The second recipe does not have c...
food-and-cooking - Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:02:26
34. Gifts For Emily Dickinson Fans
Gifts For Emily Dickinson Fans
Books of poems on this page include poems for kids and books by authors who've studied Dickinson poetry. These may be just the thing for a reader who wants help with poetry insights. Also, find artwork, photography, tours, memberships and more. All inspired by Emily Dickinson, who, while profound...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:33:58
35. Lifestyle Healthy Sites by LoKackl
As I prepare this directory of lenses on Squidoo, I see they fall into a diverse group characterized by lifestyle subjects with the theme of good health. Staying healthy may cause me to focus on my physical body, but, my fundamental desire for good health also motivates me to investigate psychic...
squidoo-community - Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:18:15
36. Funny Clips At Your Fingertips
Cartoons, games, jokes and spoofs on the powerful will chase away mid-winter blues. Jokes of the day are as quick to access as your computer keyboard. Here you go with my choice of the 10 best fun & games on the web. Watch Out! Only a millisecond to click. Lifetime of jolly web-only trips! St...
internet - Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:10:37
37. Neighborhood Human Rights Abuses
Amnesty International, well-known activist organization for prisoners who are incarcerated for acts of conscience, is mostly known for work to stop human rights abuse in foreign countries. In fact, A.I. USA, also a human rights organization, works to expose and eliminate human rights abuses on yo...
nonprofits - Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:08:23
38. Home, A Novel With Heart
In the novel, Home, by Marilynne Robinson, Glory Boughton, a 38-year-old high-school teacher, has come home to care for her failing, elderly father. At least that's what she tries to tell herself while the sights and sounds of her childhood home intrude on her memories and regrets. Her father, Ro...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:04:55
39. Christmas Videos
Gather the kids and your Best Squeeze around you in front of the home screen. I bet you'll find Christmas videos you've never seen (or even heard of). Along with best-loved holiday fims I can't see often enough. "White Christmas" with Bing Crosy or "Black Christmas" (for those who didn't get eno...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:36:07
40. LoKackl
I am intrigued by communication - the underpinnings of positive people-to-people connections. And, how blogs, sharing poems of Emily Dickinson, novels, news and networks influence and change our individual communication styles. I "found myself" as a young adult, after marriage and motherhood, as ...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:31:10
41. Emily Dickinson & the Company She Keeps
This lensography of Emily Dickinson lenses and other poetry-centered pages at Squidoo, include commentary, and attempts to see themes among selected Dickinson poems. It also includes geographical topics made significant by the New England poet of the 19th century. This lensography expands on a s...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:29:00
42. Wicked Cookie Recipes
Halloween party ideas wouldn't be wicked without spooky recipes for party cookies, game prizes and treats for trick-or-treaters. My Halloween party will have a plate of Halloween cookies for the winner of the scariest Halloween poem or poster. Halloween party cookies got all manner of shapes ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:26:17
43. Sightseeing With Lokackl
I love to go sightseeing in a new town, city or never-before-seen geography. I have a few pages on Squidoo that reflect this fascination with our wonderful world. I hope you enjoy taking a look around with me. From New England, where I have lived since 2008, to Southern States where I was born ...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:20:44
44. Favorite Foods ~ a Lensography
I only learned a few things about food recipes, and cooking, while I was growing up. I wasn't a good "student" in the kitchen and my mom would lose patience. So, to find myself with a little collection of food recipe lenses at Squidoo is somewhat surprising! Most of them are desserts! I've alway...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:18:34
45. Don't Let Snowfall Totals Get You Down
If ice outside piles high, & snowfall totals bog the mind - An upsurge in grocery demands - What are your plans? On this page you'll find ideas for coping with snow. Where to find things you need to survive a traffic-stopping, power-bursting snowfall. See stories of news-maker blizzards of the ...
healthy-living - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:17:18
46. A Squidoo Thank-You Party
If I could, I would invite everyone over to my home simply to raise a toast to the women at Squidoo, especially Rocket Moms, who are so generous to me with their suggestions, how-tos and overall helpful attitude. So Here's To You! Rocket Moms! Especially those who have added their time and atten...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:14:55
47. Map Your Way With Things To Do Traveling Colorado
When I climbed Pikes Peak and honeymooned at Green Mountain Falls, near Colorado Springs, I thought I'd seen the best of Colorado's things to do. Since then, I've enjoyed vacations and entertainments in Colorado such as its dude ranches, snow skiing and sights only found on the Colorado map. Col...
travel-and-places - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:12:27
48. New Rihanna
I'm one of a gazillion Rihanna fans who not only love the hit song, "We Found Love" but now also listen to "Talk That Talk." We found love for "RiRi" when we discovered the Caribbean beauty now taking the world by storm with her lovely voice. Rihanna was born in Saint Michael, Barbados on Novem...
Entertainment - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:03:10
49. LoKackl's Family Themes
Fundamental life-defining relationships for all of us derive from our first home. Mother, father, sister, brother. Sometimes, grandparents, too. My own family theme drew from my parents' Midwestern farming origins, the changing economy of the post World War II era, the fact that I had one siblin...
squidoo-community - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:58:03
50. An Edible History
I learned about the way food choices interrupted history in An Edible History of Humanity," by Tom Standage. Every discovery about the evolution of Man reveals meals we almost didn't have. If you lie awake at night thinking of menus for a dinner party, or cherish your own history of learning to ...
culture-and-society - Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:56:54
51. Three Portraits of Glee
Do you ever come away from a conversation that you can't get out of your mind? So, I thought it would be fun to share one with you. The Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts sponsored Prof. Joy Ladin, who facilitated this exhilarating topic. In a recent poetry discussion about glee, ...
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:04:13
52. Easter Games For Kids & the "Easter Bunny"
Easter games in our family are some of the children's first magical memories. Toddlers just learning to hunt and discover brightly colored eggs are convinced of a new and magical day when grownups laughingly approve as they pick up the fancy egg by themselves. The Christian holiday, community spr...
holidays-and-celebrations - Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:57:33
53. How Free Can You Be?
The First Amendment to the Constitution goes into high gear when my opinion or beliefs clash with yours. One of the most exciting efforts currently gaining momentum is, I believe, "1 for All." This is a national nonpartisan program designed to build understanding and support for First Amendment ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:55:35
54. Emily Dickinson Sightings: A Lensography
This page is a directory of all my lenses/pages at Squidoo that relate to my interest in the poems of Emily Dickinson. As alot of people at Squidoo now know, I enjoy writing about Emily Dickinson poetry. Almost as much as I like to promote the poems to people who are not familiar with them. I am ...
squidoo-community - Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:52:27
55. Mystery Rolls Onto Ellis Island
History wrapped in a mystery novel makes Bitter Tide a real two-for. What I love about this book is its roiling mix of a nail-biting murder mystery and genuine history as it was made by the thousands of immigrants early in the 20th Century. Immigration is a hot-button issue in the 21st Century. ...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:25:55
56. "My Sister My Love" Book Questions Meaning of Family
If you are convinced of the power of humans to overcome about any tragedy and survive with meaning intact, you will find confirmation when you read Joyce Carol Oates' story, My Sister, My Love. If, on the other hand, you are sickened unto distraction by the harm done to each other, you will find ...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:22:57
57. People Skills Vs. Digital Age
In "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future," author Mark Bauerlein says the number of text messages each kid sends and receives each month is in the thousands - and, growing! In his book and in a Wall Street Journal article, the big issue ...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:16:17
58. Valentine Poetry
The question, "Your place or mine," isn't exactly Valentines Day poetry. But, if the query ever finds a place in conversation between a would-be Valentine and me, poetry by Emily Dickinson and other romance poets will definitely play its part! I thought it would be fun for Valentine season to see...
holidays-and-celebrations - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:14:41
59. Why Care About USA's Big Picture In Middle East?
Dreams and Shadows, by Robin Wright, is a welcome counterpoint to the labyrinth of news from the Middle East. This book, and her earlier work, Sacred Rage, straightens some of the hairpin mental gymnastics usually encountered when I try to follow the news cycle out of the land of Arabs and Jews....
culture-and-society - Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:13:06
60. Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts
America's greatest poet, Emily Dickinson, was born at the homestead that is now the primary feature of the Emily Dickinson Museum in Western Massachusetts. Perhaps you've wondered about the setting of a Dickinson poem. You can tour the home and adjoining estate (The Evergreens) of the poet...
travel-and-places - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:55:48
61. Tribute To MY Lamplighters: Character Development Teachers
Character development requires personal heroes to light the way. "Lamp Lighter" is a term I like instead of mentor. From the time I was too young to explain myself until today, I've always paid close attention to people who exude fine character. It's not always immediately apparent. For example,...
squidoo-community - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:44:01
62. International Women's Day
March is Women's History Month, and March 8 is Women's Day. Freedom loving people who celebrate the accomplishments of women will honor women and girls on International Women's Day. Some parts of the world, where women's freedoms are somewhat recent, go so far as to make it a public ...
culture-and-society - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:42:47
63. Gifts Basketball Players Love To Receive
The popularity of basketball is growing and with it the demand among youngsters and teens for great gear. Parents want the best balls and basketball paraphernalia they can afford. The basketball top sellers listed on this page are for pick up games in the driveway at home or at public parks. Mo...
sports-and-recreation - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:40:13
64. Keep Pets Out Of Laboratories
Your pet could become a Pet-Snatcher victim. Those who would deny rights to animals like my dog should know the penalties are high. Money for abducted pets could lead to selling her to a research laboratory. You don't even have to own a pet to protect the rights animals deserve. Act now to ...
pets-and-animals - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:38:17
65. Courtroom Laughs
A courtroom may seem like the last place to get a funny quote to start the day. But, think again. This page records real-life courtroom laughs and howls to prove that sometimes a judge has a hard time keeping his or her composure. What's a law-abiding citizen to do? Go with the flow? Leave throu...
Entertainment - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:35:46
66. Experience Canada's "Queen City"
When I discovered how Canadians honor England's queen with the name, Regina, in Saskatchewan, my time spent in this lovely city became a history tour. Regina sparkles the more brightly for its isolation on the Western plains. My pictures and stories are part of a weekend annual meeting of the Emi...
travel-and-places - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:31:14
67. Woman In White, A Victorian Era Story
Suspenseful Victorian literature made this novel a runaway success when first published. I enjoyed every word. In part, my pleasure derived from the time-travel aspect of being catapulted into a class-defined, 19th century milieu. I decided to read, "The Woman In White," by Wilkie Collins, when ...
books-poetry-writing - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:28:33
68. Decoding The Heavens, by Jo Marchant
I picked up the book, Decoding The Heavens, by Jo Marchant, intriqued by its title. I was "hooked" right away by the account of a deep-sea discovery of an intricate apparatus, rescued from its 2,000 year nest inside a Greek shipwreck. The Antikythera Mechanism story unfolds like a crazy dream con...
computers-and-electronics - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:24:22
69. You, Too, May Rescue Bonds With Grown Child?
This is the story of one mother who was so dedicated to saving the relationship with her son that she traveled the globe to show her sincerity. Any parent whose children are no longer children, occasionally marvels at the unique person they see in the person of their adult child. In the book, A ...
parenting-and-kids - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:22:11
70. Poems About (the Desire For) God By Emily Dickinson
A large part of Emily Dickinson's popularity, and, perhaps the strongest element in her poetry, is a capacity to articulate - or express - emotions that most people can only feel. Both in expression and by revealing a common humanity behind the mysteries of faith, reader's inner experience, untou...
culture-and-society - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:17:28
71. My Top 10 Cook-With-Beans Recipes
Wholesome and nourishing winter meals include ways to cook with dried or canned beans. I like all kinds - white, black, red kidney beans or black-eyed peas. Here are 10 recipes I enjoy for taste derived from slow cooking techniques especially suited to colder seasons of the year when it's hard to...
food-and-cooking - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:00:34
72. How To Name Your Dachshund
MaggieMae's name is what it is for a reason. Dachshunds are long in size, so they should have a name with at least three syllables! Pure logic. So, if you have a new dachshund puppy and you're on a search for the best name start with choices of names that have at least three syllables. For start...
pets-and-animals - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:58:01
73. My Top 10 Morning Eye-Openers
When the sun comes up, my walk at dawn is a revitalizing excursion. It's a totally different pleasure in winter compared to springtime sounds and fragrances. The first rule: Be ahead of the sun. If only by a few minutes. The smells and sounds of dawn won't be there again all day. It's like the ...
squidoo-community - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:51:28
74. How To Say "I Care" - Poetically - Just Because
Need to let someone know you care - just because? Ever given someone a hug and they asked, "What was that for?"- So, grab a blank greeting card. You don't have to buy books or pre-worded cards to express real feeling. Not the sentiment-for-a-shilling cards you buy at the store. It doesn'...
How-To & Education - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:38:12
75. If You Have A Grown Child
Read this book to see what works - on your kids and on yourself. Don't Bite Your Tongue, by Ruth Nemzoff, is a trailblazer for parents who have a grown child. Adult sons and daughters in the 21st century share our shifting definitions of family. "Nemzoff focuses on the positive ways parents and ...
parenting-and-kids - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:32:56
76. Lucky Kitty Is Maneki Neko
I'm always looking for gifts that combine art and spirituality. This is a gift that adds the element of legend. I love the legend from 17th Century Tokyo, Japan that memorializes the story of a cat who came to be known as Maneki Neko (beckoning cat), because it saved the life of a wealthy busine...
culture-and-society - Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:30:02
77. See Wild Birds Resettle When Seasons Change
Migratory birds contribute to the moods I attach to every season. In spring the wild birds make life more congenial. More, hospitable, somehow. Along with armies of yellow school buses and unmistakable fall fragrances, migratory birds take wing at the close of summer. I'd like, here, to give a ...
pets-and-animals - Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:29:57
78. Readers of HOUSEKEEPING Rummage Their Ideas of Life
HOUSEKEEPING's Author, Marilynne Robinson, received a Pulitzer Prize in literature for her book, "Gilead." Her earlier novel, Housekeeping, is so like a poem - rhythmic and passionate - it makes you appreciate life in the way losing a friend makes you focus only on what you like about them. Hous...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:15:56
79. I Love Classic TV
Classic tv and their theme songs can bring back happy memories if you're like me and enjoy old television shows. A TV theme song can be awesome in its power to transition my attention. I hear myself humming movie soundtracks or spouting words and melodies from "The Sound of Music," "Oklahoma," an...
Entertainment - Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:07:07
80. Marlon Roudette, Terrific Singing Talent
American pop and world music lovers are discovering Marlon Roudette in his second major album - second album, period. The current hit, "New Age," is quintessential audience-finds-talent-on-YouTube. This one is Marlon Roudette crossing the pond via da click. Hauntingly sweet, conscience-ridden an...
Music - Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:05:21
81. J. D. Salinger: Why Was He A Recluse?
When J. D. Salinger died on January 27, 2010, Stephen King said in Entertainment Weekly, "Salinger was the last of the great post-WWII American writers, and in Holden Caulfield - maybe the greatest American-boy narrator since Huck Finn - he created an authentic Voice of the Age: funny, anxious, a...
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:02:39
82. Best Japanese Confection Is Chocolate Treat
Anyone can make this trouble free dessert from Japanese kitchens. This Cocoa Mochi recipe says to bake in a microwave oven. So, it frees up the regular or convection oven for something else. Or, on hot summer days, preparation of this chewy chocolaty treat won't add to the temperature in the kit...
food-and-cooking - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:21:32
83. Get Ready For Super Bowl 47
My first allegiance is to the New England Patriots! However, I do love to watch Eli Manning and the Giants, making them my favorite team after "the Pats." So, I went searching for 2012 Super Bowl memorabilia, party supplies and something fun to wear from both 2012 Super Bowl teams. I want buy AL...
sports-and-recreation - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:19:16
84. Assorted Views of "WHITE"
Have you ever stopped to think how much "work" white does for us in our efforts to communicate? It symbolizes for us so many emotions. We use it to convey vivid ideas more than any hue on the color spectrum. Snowy white hair on my grandma glistens in my memory. Our family bought a gorgeous whit...
culture-and-society - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:43:57
85. Boston Celtics 2011-12 Short Season
I wonder if the shortened 2012 NBA season prevented the Boston Celtics from competing at their best in the playoffs. The top three players are, well, very mature. With Kevin Garnett (35), Paul Pierce (34) and Ray Allen (36) should be at the top of their game as the season approaches the champions...
sports-and-recreation - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:39:43
86. Not Your Mother's Little Red Riding Hood
When an anthropologist goes digging there is no telling how many wrinkles will turn up. So, how's a certain girl supposed to stay fresh and new? Images and stories on this lens show how our notion of Little Red Riding Hood has evolved over time. Dr Jamie Tehrani, a cultural anthropologist at Du...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:36:48
87. Fun Facts About The Liver Could Save Your Life
Fun Facts About The Liver Could Save Your Life
Liver health for me started with learning about the liver and its "reasons for being." A healthy liver is an expert at doing many tasks at once. This distinguishes it from many other body parts precisely because a liver is NOT a specialist, in the sense that like, say the heart is there to pump b...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:30:50
88. How To Beat The Odds, In Obama's Mother's World
Finally, the President's mother's work as an anthropologist makes it into print! A new book in bookstores at the close of 2009 is Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia, by S. Ann Dunham, the mother of President Obama, their relationship noted on the book's front cover. Early t...
culture-and-society - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:21:57
89. Emily Dickinson Quiz Game
Would you like to play a quiz game to test your facts about Emily Dickinson? Have fun and test your familiarity with a few questions and answers about America's favorite woman poet. After you test your familiarity with Dickinson trivia, see how you can be part of a book club, of sorts, where rea...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:04:51
90. New Toys for 2012
I've had fun finding the Best new toys for 2012 that are stirring excitement among retailers and their wee customers. I thought I'd share on this page some of my poking around at the new releases during the New York International Toy Fair (February 2012). Among featured manufacturers at the conf...
hobbies-games-toys - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:33:44
91. Hello! I'm LoKackl - Welcome!
Squidoo is a great platform to explore and share my favorite hobbies. That is reading, writing and talking. There's nothing I enjoy more than a group discussion on a topic of interest. So, with each Squidoo page, I imagine a room with "you" there to join in. This page is my directory of director...
squidoo-community - Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:45:05

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