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Beth Allen
Worked at Downtown Emergency Service Center
Attended Nazareth College of Rochester, Washington University in St. Louis
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Dinner tonight!
This is one of my favorites dish to make...and what my DH calls my signature dish. Its easy, yummy, and healthy! I loosely based the recipe off instructions on a bottle of Thai Kitchen red curry paste. Rice expressions has an organic frozen short grain rice package that is perfect with this dish. I often sub in pan fried firm tofu instead of the chicken...and certainly you can mix up the veggies with what you have on hand. Enjoy!
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Read a Banned Book today.

Why?

My friends, where do I begin?

Reading is a joy, a pleasure, and there are so many books to read you will not live long enough to read them all. I know I won't. None of us will.

My personal view on the subject is, see, I'm a snarky old bitty. I do not like to be told what to do, where to go, what movies to see, or what to believe. And I REALLY don't like being told what I can and cannot read.

If you feel certain books should not be read, don't buy them. Don't borrow them from the library. If you have children, it is your business to keep books away from them that you do not approve of. That's your business (but don't be surprised if they read them behind your back, you know kids!).

So yeah, celebrate Banned Books Week, so read a book that someone tells you not to read. I'm going to read some Harry Potter this week (it's my favorite go to book during Banned Books Week).

You are going to miss so many wonderful stories if you don't read a Banned Book. Fiction, nonfiction, whatever. You are reading someone's words, their crafted tales that you may love or hate (or think are pure trash).

But make up your own mind, okay? 

Don't let anyone else tell you what you can and cannot read. 
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I'm getting lots of followers, people I do not know, all men. Based on past experiences, if I do not know you, I will not follow you. 

Based on past experiences, I am not interested in a relationship, chatting, being friends, or anything else you have in mind. And as a retired social worker, I have NO money, so asking me to fund your oversees job vaccinating sick chickens (yes, someone tried that scam on me) is a waste of your time. 

We clear?
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I'm enjoying reading Wai-nani, Linda. I would love to experience Hawaii some day! Great video.

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My thoughts on HBO's The Newsroom!
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Celebrate Banned Books Week next week!

I'm going to read "Fifty Shades of Grey" next week (for the first time) to celebrate.
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More "friend" requests from men I do not know, one is even a "GENERAL." Wow!

Another guy is from Italy!

Ha!

Move on, boyo's!

You are wasting your time!
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Hello ECL! I am doing well, thanks a lot! I hope you are well.
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My son Jay took this photo of the supermoon last night, using an iPhone.

It was a beautiful night, cold but clear skies. We watched the moon as a family, marveling at the huge bright moon!
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Great vid from Criambique!
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You are so welcome! I enjoyed this!
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  • Downtown Emergency Service Center
    2014
    I retired from DESC June 27, 2014
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Rochester, New York - Wolcott, New York, St. Louis Missouri - St. Louis, Missouri
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Born and raised in upstate New York, I have one son and six grandchildren. I was a single parent for many years, went to college when my son started his college studies. 

I've recently retired from a Seattle non-profit agency. My hope is to find a part-time job soon, doing something fun (I'll know it when I see it).

I've been blogging since December 2004, using a variety of blogging platforms. I have another blog on WordPress, http://bburcroff.wordpress.com/
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  • Nazareth College of Rochester, Washington University in St. Louis
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