#134 The TED Conference (via Stuff White People Like)

My online writing course tipped me off to this pithy blog. I’m sure to be a regular visitor.

#134 The TED Conference One of the easiest ways to create something that white people will like is to create something that will allow them to feel smart but doesn't require a large amount of work, time, or effort. There is, however, a catch. Whatever it is that you create cannot be a shortcut. You see white people like the idea of getting smarter quickly, but they don't like the idea of people thinking that they are lazy. It is a bit of a paradox, but it does explain w … Read More

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Strawberry Bread (via A Time-Traveler’s Blog)

I’m going to make this and get the right tea.

Strawberry Bread This is delicious. Try toasting a slice too. Goes great with black-rum or vanilla tea. I tried this bread for the first time when visiting one of my sisters, who used to live in Kentucky, and it's now a favorite… 10 oz. frozen strawberries, thawed 2 beaten eggs ½ C plus 2 T. vegetable oil (or same amount of applesauce) 1 ½ C four ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 C sugar ½ C chopped walnuts (optional) Mix s … Read More

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