Life Sans Lactose

Yesterday, I was offered up a Shimmer of hope as I strolled up and down the aisles of our local grocery store.  For the first time EVER, I came across a tub of lactose-free cottage cheese, which for a born and raised Ukrainian girl who grew up on the likes of such, was more than a …

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Unplugged or Conditioned to Pavlov’s Bell?

The term 'unplugged' has taken on a whole new meaning in this day and age, but what does it really mean?  Most people, nowadays, interpret it as a 'proverbial break' from the wiles of technology that seem to beckon more and more of our time, personal and otherwise.  But, can it really be done?  We …

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