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Book Review- An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose Book 1) by Charlaine Harris

Originally published on my other site, Metawitches.com.

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book cover of An Easy Death

The first thing Gunnie Rose does when she gets her own book series is get a makeover haircut, to show how her life is about to go through some drastic changes. Gunnie Rose, who is also known as Lizbeth, actually has multiple reasons for her new look. She’s a 19 year old woman who lives in what would be the southwestern US, if she lived in our world, and her work as an almost magical sharpshooter keeps her outdoors most of the time, so her long hair gets hot and sticky. Plus her hair grows in long ringlets, which her boyfriend paid more attention to than he did to the rest of her, so she figured it was time to remind him to pay more attention to the person underneath the hair. But probably most importantly of all, since she’s called Gunnie for a good reason, the ringlets are…

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General · Health and Disabilities · New Mexico · Politics

Photos and Thoughts from the Albuquerque, NM Climate Strike 2019

Photos & Thoughts from the Albuquerque, NM Climate Strike 2019-The event lasted all afternoon, with a rally & march to the offices of Senators Heinrich & Udall to demand support for the Green New Deal. #ClimateStrike #ClimateEmergency

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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey * Format: Paperback Book * 8/31/1946 Not for the faint of heart, this powerful, slim little volume recounts the stories of the survivors of the first atomic bomb attack in history, when the US dropped the bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The book starts on… Continue reading Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Books · Film · Health and Disabilities · Women

The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) Review: (Not Spoiler Free) The Glass Castle is a new film based on journalist Jeannette Walls 2005 memoir of the same name. It was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also wrote the film along with Andrew Lanham, and Marti Noxon. Brie Larson stars as adult Jeannette, Woody Harrelson as her father,… Continue reading The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

Books · Health and Disabilities

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls * Format: Kindle * 3/1/2005 😸😸😸😸🔵 (Rated 4/5 happy lap cats)   The book The Glass Castle is the story of the childhood years of the book's author, journalist Jeannette Walls. Ms Walls family was unusual, teaching her self-sufficiency and persistence, sometimes in the midst of exciting… Continue reading Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Diabetes · Health and Disabilities · Science

Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available

Type 1 diabetics, and other insulin-dependent diabetics, depend on prescription insulin to stay alive. Insulin, a hormone that the body normally produces in the pancreas, is necessary for proper utilization of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the body's main fuel. Insulin-dependent diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetics, produce little to none of their own insulin. Without insulin, a… Continue reading Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available