Author: Kintsugi

from The Daily Skimm (8/27/21) Yesterday, seven Capitol Police officers sued former President Trump, his associates, and far-right groups for trying to upend the country’s peaceful transfer of power. On Jan 6, a mob of Trump supporters broke into the Capitol, falsely claiming Trump won the 2020 election. Five people died and more than 140…

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by Michelle Crouch, AARP, August 25, 2021 An occasional headache is typically nothing to worry about. You pop an over-the-counter painkiller and you’re good to go. Sometimes, however, a headache can indicate something more serious, especially at a certain age. “As you get older, we get more concerned that something else is going on that’s causing…

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By Tracey L. Kelley August 17, 2021 Danielle Crull first spotted a spunky and playful tiny tuxedo kitten wandering behind some buildings at a church camp. Nestled deep in a forest, the camp had numerous stray cats, including many pregnant ones. This little kitty was a stray offspring.  Crull, ABOM, is a master optician and owner of A Child’s Eyes in…

Read More Darling Truffles the Glasses-Wearing Cat Helps Kids Not Be Afraid to Look Different

Why is it that the articles in my inbox are all about sweets, and just when I am trying to lower my A1c? There are a number of interesting things in my box, and all of them are about sweets, carbs, and other things I don’t need but dearly love. Vintage Southern Pie Recipes No…

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What You Need… 1 stick unsalted butter, softened but not melted 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 cup plain or vanilla whole-milk yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons cinnamon 4 large, ripe…

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By Rosalind Stefanac July 9, 2021 — A large study shows that eating a diet high in fat, fried foods, processed meats, and sugary drinks is linked to a higher risk of sudden cardiac death, a common cause of death in the U.S. The research, published June 30 in the Journal of the American Heart Association, examined…

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Elena Fernández Collins 6/30/21 6:39AM The smell of onions, garlic, and cumin cling to the edges of memories of my childhood, a kitchen hazy with flavor and the upright, focused figure of my father recreating his mother’s recipes for me. Somewhere, my mother is laughing at him for not letting her near the kitchen; she’s a…

Read More Sofrito, revised: Reconnecting with my food heritage post-injury