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Monthly Archives: May 2007

A Neat Find

I have been keeping a hopeful eye on the yogurt aisle at the Rainbow foods we shop at, hoping for something without high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweetener, or artificial flavors (or all three!), and was finally rewarded. They now … Continue reading

May 28, 2007

Running With Scissors

Last Summer, I saw previews for ‘Running with Scissors’ the movie, and thought it looked like a very entertaining movie. I ended up missing it while it was in theaters, but Ethan and I put it on our netflix queue. … Continue reading

May 23, 2007


Ethan and I discovered Prosper.com a few months ago, and we recently went through the (not very speedy) process of becoming lenders. We are now investing about half of our combined income tax return in other people. It’s a very … Continue reading

May 16, 2007

Eyes of the Blind

I started wearing glasses in second grade at the ripe old age of 8. At that point, I could no longer see anything the teacher wrote on the board. Every year after that until I was 17, I had to … Continue reading

May 13, 2007

Further Proof You Can Eat Well On A Budget

I found this blog where a woman is trying to feed her husband and herself on a foodstamp budget of $75/week (total, not per person), and she’s trying to eat as much organically as possible. It’s called Rebecca’s Pocket and … Continue reading

May 12, 2007

High Fructose Corn Syrup Vs. Sugar

It’s estimated that in 1999, each American consumed an average of 158 pounds of sugar. In 2007, the USDA found that Americans are consuming around 20 teaspoons of added sugar (this does not include sugar naturally present in fruit and … Continue reading

May 8, 2007

Roommate woes

Ethan’s brother had the unfortunate timing to discover he would be moving to Ireland ONE DAY after resigning the lease here. Woot. Now Ethan and I are stuck with the dilemma: find a roommate or suffer the financial consequences. One … Continue reading

May 4, 2007

Soup Could Help You Lose Weight

A new study shows that

May 2, 2007

Rooster’s Foot, Part 3

So… about a month ago, Rooster injured his foot somehow, leaving the top of it quite raw. I brought him to the vet and they gave me antibiotics to give him for two weeks. I did this, even when I … Continue reading

May 1, 2007