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AKwannabe's Journal
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January 31, 2021

Residents of Washington town wonder if QAnon has taken hold of their mayor

Sequim, Washington (CNN) The 7,000 residents of Sequim, Washington, nestled in a valley on the Olympic peninsula two hours west of Seattle, are grappling with a big question: Has the QAnon conspiracy taken hold of their mayor?


More at link... Town name is pronounced “squim” btw.


January 30, 2021

I propose

The Disney heiress (who used to be outraged at her wealth) call out the Publix heiress in a duel of inheritances!

We can sell tix to the freepers and make money to buy Republican votes for impeachment.

Sounds plausible??

January 29, 2021

Two ingredient NAAN!

Turns out you can make naan with self rising flour and Greek yogurt. ...Posted donuts video of this last weekend.
Making chicken curry, rice and naan this weekend. And donuts!


January 27, 2021

The entire GOP has Stockholm Syndrome!

Once Donnie numbnuts captured the GOP nomination he had them eating out of his hand. Nay! Worshipping him!


The Capitol Insurrection shall go unpunished.

January 27, 2021

All time tailgate favorites !

Time to start planning to eat some good grub, drink good beers and watch Super Bowl LV.

I’ve only tailgated twice but the second was my best.
Both were Chiefs games in KC. First time I did brats and slaw and chips. Was just me and the ex. Chiefs won!

Second time, I had received three front row tix for Christmas. We went the day after. I did grilled tilapia fish tacos. Everything was prepped or ready before at home. Grilled the fish and tortillas on the tailgate portable gas bbq. Had mango salsa and chips and margaritas! Also a thermos of hot chocolate for my teenage son. Good memories. Chiefs won!

What’s your favorite for me to steal for Super Bowl LV?? (@ home)

January 27, 2021

Head's up! CNN reports urgent bug fix for Apple iOS devices

iOS 14... Released today. Downloading it now.

January 26, 2021

Twitter's Birdwatch announcement


Twitter said it wants both experts and non-experts to write Birdwatch notes. It cited Wikipedia as a site that thrives with non-expert contributions.

Social media bans don't violate First Amendment

Author: BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer
Published: 2:29 AM PST January 26, 2021
Updated: 2:29 AM PST January 26, 2021

WASHINGTON — Twitter is enlisting its users to help combat misinformation on its service by flagging and notating misleading and false tweets.
The pilot program unveiled Monday, called Birdwatch, allows a preselected group of users — for now, only in the U.S. — who sign up through Twitter. Those who want to sign up must have a U.S.-based phone carrier, verified email and phone number, and no recent Twitter rule violations.

End snip<

No paywall.

January 26, 2021

2 ingredient DONUTS! With video

Short 4 min vid

I haven’t tried these yet because I will have to find self rising flour and get some yogurt but this will happen soon!

I like the three variations of coating too, but would add cinnamon to the sugar coating. And since these appear best as donut holes, I would use a melon baller or something like that to make them a bit bigger.


January 26, 2021

Turmeric for...

Digestive help
And other reasons!

Lately, I have made a concerted effort to use turmeric more often in my cooking. I don’t do a lot of curry which I thought was the general use for this spice. But, this spice is very adaptable to both savory and sweet dishes. And coffee, tea, and “milk”.

This week alone I have sprinkled the powder on roast carrots, added to homemade creamed corn, added to my Bloody Mary mixer, added to chicken noodle soup and added to vinegar and oil dressing. So easy!

I’ve been scrolling the internet too, to find more easy uses for turmeric. I also searched the cooking and baking group for posts regarding turmeric. 5 years of posts only included 1 result. That result was my recent post of trying Starbucks turmeric infused coffee. This is a very beneficial spice and can replace very expensive supplements when you can introduce enough through your diet. The curcumin is the active ingredient with the most health benefits.

Here is a link to Taste of Home
“8 Unexpected Uses for Turmeric”

My goal this year is to use turmeric daily. I found organic turmeric at WalMart for less than $2.50. I have seen supplements cost $30+ The supplements are extracted curcumin in high dose and this appears to give the most benefit, fastest (and includes Pepperine which helps your body absorb)...but I cannot afford the supplements. So I will concentrate on getting my intake up and using it with cracked black pepper as much as possible.

I plan on boiling a chicken carcass to make bone broth and keeping this in the frig to use as a bone broth turmeric “tea” in the mornings. One part broth, 1/2 tsp of turmeric, fresh ground pepper and hot water. It will be a weak broth but easy to drink and a warm welcome to the cold mornings.

January 25, 2021

Rep. Eric Swalwell on calling Senators as witnesses

At tRump’s impeachment trial.

Reading on CNN an article about this. The following is a real eye opener statement and IMHO should be the VERY REASON they must be called. Along with House members and Nancy Pelosi (who’s office was ransacked and her laptop taken) and Mike Pence.

"This is an extraordinarily unique situation where the jurors are witnesses and victims, and the crime scene also is the courtroom," Swalwell added.

He also stated that they are waiting for rules surrounding this. But, when in history has anything this unique happened??? This is unprecedented- so get em on the stand!

On edit: I want to make clear I am not putting down Rep. Swalwell or the managers. My post is to point out that the situation warrants these Senators to testify under oath about what happened and who was responsible.

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