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News of the Week: Nature Edition 6/24/23

News of the Week: Nature Edition 6/24/23

As I was perusing the headlines looking for this week’s news roundup, I noticed that there has been a lot of nature-type stuff going on recently. So here I present you with my very first themed edition of News of the Week! Note: Starting today, Read more

Syracuse Pride 2023

Syracuse Pride 2023

Last year I attended my first Pride parade and festival in Syracuse. I had joined our local chapter of the Free Mom Hugs organization because their mission is important to me. I walked in the parade with the other moms (and a couple of dads) Read more

News of the Week 6/16/23

News of the Week 6/16/23

If you read last week’s edition of News of the Week, you saw that the giant rubber ducks are back in the harbor in Hong Kong. But I have terrible news! One of the ducks got overinflated due to the extremely hot weather and they Read more

News of the Week 6/9/23

News of the Week 6/9/23

We all know that the major news this week was… But you know I always try to find the lighter side of the news, and this week brought us a tale of two (er, three) ducks… Does anyone else remember the giant ducks that were Read more

Under a yellow sky

Under a yellow sky

Our area is currently on day 2 of being blanketed by the smoke from the Canadian wildfires. Yesterday it was an interesting anomaly – “Hey, look how red the sun is! Isn’t the yellow haze the weirdest thing? It looks spooky!” But today? It’s just Read more

I’m Back!

I’m Back!

My spousal unit decided to start a blog today (vancemarriner.com). And that got me thinking, “Hey Jennifer, don’t you have one of those blog thingies?” Ummmmm… oh yeah, I remember that now. So I guess I’m back from my two+ month hiatus. I have lots Read more

Bad Blogger

Have I been completely slacking on posting content here? Sure have! Am I now going to spam you with everything I’ve been meaning to post but haven’t found the time? You got that shit right! Stay tuned for my return to what I hope is Read more

News of the Week

News of the Week

A few stories that caught my eye this week. A truck hits the Onondaga Lake Parkway bridge. Again. Seriously folks, there are like a hundred signs lining that stretch of road. If our nation’s truck drivers are that illiterate, are we really ok with trusting Read more

The Year of the Rabbit

The Year of the Rabbit

My intention had been to put up a basic Lunar New Year post today. Facts about the day, the symbolism of the rabbit, wishing everyone well, etc. You know the drill. But then somebody in California decided that it would be fun to mark the Read more


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