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Winter’s Long Night Moon and the Ursids

Winter Solstice was special this year. The Northern Hemisphere’s shortest day and longest night was graced with a full moon and meteor showers. The final and thirteenth full moon of 2018 occurred at 12:29 PM ET. Tonight the moon rose at 4:47 PM ET and sets tomorrow morning at 6:55 AM ET. The last time …

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Winter Solstice: Return of the Sun

The shortest day, the longest night, for those of us who reside in the Northern climes Winter Solstice is here. The sun reaches is most Southern destiny and touches for but a moment, the Tropic of Capricorn and immediately reverses her course. That moment will occur toady at 5:23 PM EST. The Winter Solstice, also …

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Rant of the Week: Jenny Hagel – Pope Francis and Homophobia

Late Night writer Jenny Hagel takes a moment to respond to Pope Francis writing that gay people shouldn’t be allowed to be priests. /center>

An Anthology of Turkey Day Helpful Hints and Recipes

Republished from November 18, 2012 because it’s that time of year again. Over the last couple of years I’ve shared some of the recipes that I served at the annual Turkey Feast. There have also been diaries about cooking the bird, whether or not to stuff it and suggestions about what to drink that will …

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What’s Cooking: Turkey Technology

If you’re an experienced cook or one who looks at the kitchen as a foreign country and are preparing a turkey on for Thanksgiving, or any time for that matter, our hero is Alton Brown and his absolutely fool proof method for roasting a turkey is here. No basting required which leaves you time for …

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Samhain: The Thinning Of The Veil

(Note: TMC is unavailable to post this so she asked me to do it instead.- ek) Samhain is one of the eight festivals of the Wiccan/Pagan Wheel of the Years that is celebrated as the new year with the final harvest of the season. It is considered by most practitioners of the craft to be …

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Rant of the Week: Seth Meyers – Trump’s Crazy Press Conference

Last week was the opening of the United Nations General Assembly where word leaders gather in New York City bringing even greater chaos to the city life than normal. It’s also been a week of more than the usual chaos from the White House with threats once again to fire Deputy US Attorney General Rod …

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Friday Evening Wrap

As only he can do it, “Late Night” host Stephen Colbert summarized the Thursday testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a two part opening monologue. First the testimony of Dr. Ford who the controlling Republicans promised to accommodate with anything she wanted except for one …

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Rant of the Week: Stephen Colbert – They All Fall Down

“Late Show Host” host Stephen Colbert reviews this weeks news about Trump’s unstable wall, Texas school books and the latest penis news.

Rant of the Week: Bill Maher – Scary Socialism

At one of his campaign rallies in Indiana earlier this month, Donald Trump said: “They want to raid Medicare to pay for socialism.” Someone needs to explain to this dimwitted conman that Medicare is socialism. In his “New Rules” segment on Friday Bill Maher argues that socialism isn’t as scary as it sounds and calls …

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Life’s Little Interruptions

Blogging will be a bit light today due to Holiday, Labor Day in case if you forgot, and the absolute gorgeous weather here far North of Stars Hollow. I hope you have the same luck and take the opportunity to spend some time outdoors. Don’t forget the reason for Labor Day was the labor movement …

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Things ‘n Stuff

Over the next 2 days I have travel and appointment things to do. Intermittently TMC may have amusements for you and I will contribute as possible. We’ll for sure have tonight’s Primaries in Florida and Arizona.

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