Category: Stories

June 16, 2017 / by Jair Kenyon / Stories / No Comments

Puzzle Map…

I dont know if Randall Munroe, creator of the mind-bending webcomic xkcd and author of the brilliant and engaging What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions and Thing Explainer, has any connection to Montessori but then theres this: You know you want to try it:

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June 16, 2017 / by Kanisha Hesket / Stories / No Comments

Exploring themes in Stories of Music: Volume 2

Stories of Music: Volume 2 is officially underway, and while I had to narrow down so many great works to just over 40, once again, I am overwhelmed with excitement as I begin to piece it all together. While I’m at it, I thought I would share a few teasers of the stories you can […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Brogan Gilmore / Stories / No Comments

Tortilla Española (Spanish Tortilla)

Tortilla Española, sometimes called Tortilla de Patatas, is a Spanish omelette unrelated to the corn and wheat tortillas found in Mexico and neighboring countries (in Spanish, the word tortilla means small torte/cake). It is often served cold as a tapa, or warm as part of a meal. References to the Spanish tortilla didnt surface until […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Jessenia Ahburner / Stories / No Comments

Swept Away in Delaware

On August 23, 1998, 24-year-old Michael drowned while swimming at Rehoboth Beach, DE. Michael was an active member of Boy Scout Troop 495, based at Lutheran Church of St. Andrew. Michael earned his Eagle Scout three weeks before he drowned. After graduating from Einstein High School in 1992, he volunteered as a White House intern. […]

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June 13, 2017 / by Trina Cockin / Stories / No Comments


September is here, Labor Day has come and passed; its time to get autumnal. Ratatouille is a Provençal vegetable stew, first originating in the city of Nice (near the Southeast tip of France). Its base ingredients, namely tomatoes and eggplant, are indicative of its Mediterranean influence; there are similar dishes in other countries that border […]

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June 11, 2017 / by Imogene Devenish / Stories / No Comments

Mobilization in Bakersfield, Ca. Will Send Message to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: “Don’t put our lives at risk! Protect Medicare and Medicaid!”

Senior Citizens, Kern County Residents, Nurses and Healthcare Providers, Demand Rep. McCarthy Protect and Expand His Constituents Healthcare BAKERSFIELD, CA — Hundreds will visit House Majority Leader, Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s district office in Bakersfield on Friday, January 27th to send a clear message to the House Majority Leader: “Don’t put our lives at risk! Now […]

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June 11, 2017 / by Loren Emperor / Stories / No Comments

It’s Time To Let Yourself Be Loved

Hanna Morris I can tell you’re hurting. You close your eyes and relive all the painful memories from your past before you fall asleep. You wake up with negative thoughts roaming purposelessly in your head. You listen to songs on the radio and associate pain with every lyric. You stare at old pictures with emptiness […]

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June 10, 2017 / by Kai Harward / Stories / No Comments


Pipikaula, like many dishes in Hawaii, is the result of several cultures colliding. First, lets talk about how beef became part of the Hawaiian diet, since cows are not native to the islands. In 1793, famous British Navy explorer George Vancouver gifted King Kamehameha I (the chief who first united the Hawaiian islands) a bull […]

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June 9, 2017 / by Brooklynn Ludlow / Stories / No Comments

Crawfish Bisque

About this time last year, I posted a Blue Crab and Chipotle Tabasco Bisque that quickly because one of my most-cooked soups (and this is coming from a guy who cooks a lot of soup). Ive been playing around with the formula a bit, to the point where I felt it was appropriate to post […]

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