Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Top Ten Top-Ten Lists of 2012

Oh look! Another Top Ten List! Continue reading

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Kites and Ashes

Such innocent looking toys, these kites that poets try to fly… Continue reading

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Sometime the healthiest thing to do… Continue reading

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Gifts of Flowers and Music

Merry Christmas, dear friends. Continue reading

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Good for Nothing

This *might possibly be* my favorite Calvin & Hobbes strip. Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

The world’s could very well end tomorrow. In light of that, there is only one appropriate thing to be concentrating on today… Continue reading

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Rodalena Rants: Facebook and God

Oh, Facebook thou art a cruel (read: often, far too honest) display of humanity’s failed attempts at humanity. How I love to hate you. Continue reading

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Being Like Judas Instead of Like Jesus

We learn nothing from even our most powerful stories… Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: The Hobbit

My review of “The Hobbit-An Unexpected Journey” Continue reading

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Now We are Six

Now, and forever, they are six. Continue reading

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