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Mainstreaming Raw Dog

(Mom and Dad, if you read this, I forbid you from Googling that phrase! Trust me, you don't want to know.)             My husband has a whole pre-workout routine that involves taking his pre-workout drink,...

My One Temptation to Protestantism

            My one temptation to Protestantism is their lack of the sacrament of Confession (also called Penance).  I am only tempted thusly when I am particularly ashamed by something I have to...

In Addition to Itching, Broadleaf Plantain Balm Also Helps Relieve My Uselessness as a Wife and Mother

            I put the book down that I had been reading aloud about a pioneer woman who had saved her dying child.  My son was studying pioneer times and we were reading a historical novel about a...

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