Annicita's Poetry, Short Stories & Thoughts

Saturday, August 8, 2020

It's official. The Megafest has been postponed. The directors weren't happy but realized it was the right thing to do. The venue wouldn't have opened until last August. I was in charge of the swag bags. I have been unable to get any donations. I was talking to someone who said "Maybe they aren't... Sign in to see full entry.

"Dulse first appeared in literature during the 12th century in St. Columba's song about work. In Scotland and Ireland, dulse was used for a cure for scurvy occurring for lack of Vitamin C due to its high content of Vitamins. In the book published on 1726, it stated that the 'Dubli'." Google states "... Sign in to see full entry.

Today I will discuss spirulina. This supplement has been used since at least the times of the Aztecs. They sourced this from Lake Texcoco and sold it in cakes called tecuitlatl. It is a blue-green algae that grows in alkaline waters that have high mineral count. The brand I use is gluten-free,... Sign in to see full entry.

Word of the day: fudgel - pretending to work while actually doing nothing. I don't know about the rest of you, but I have worked with numerous fudgels over my decades of employment. Still no word from the festival on the 2 entries. I did receive a critique on one entry for a different festival. Some... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Word of the day: rattoner - " Nobody wants to say that the exterminator is coming over. Use this 14th century term—taken from the Old French word raton and the Medieval Latin word ratonis, which both refer to rats, according to Kacirk—instead." I had held off on posting this entry in hopes of having... Sign in to see full entry.

There are so many supplements on the market that it is hard to decide which ones to take. I found Organic Maca Powder online. It's a vegetable that is a staple in the indigenous Peruvians diet. It's believed to improve memory, vitality and increase energy. Ancient Incan warriors would consume... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Word of the day: fribbler - " Though this term comes from the 18th century, chances are you know a fribbler. He says he's really into a lady, but just won't commit. The behavior of a fribbler was called fribbledom, by the way." I bought a course on making card decks. I plan on making them to use... Sign in to see full entry.

MSG

Monosodium glutamate " is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. MSG is found naturally in some foods including tomatoes and cheese." Wikipedia The FDA deems it safe for consumption. It is used as a flavor enhancer in foods - especially Chinese, canned vegetables, processed foods and soups. I used to eat... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Today I start writing two blog entries one to do with my writing and one to do with health. I've started back on my supplements. I always feel more energetic when I take them. Several are just to clear out toxins. There's just too many chemicals and other toxins in our food. Some as pesticides, some... Sign in to see full entry.

Word of the day: infamous -' well known for some bad quality or deed. Historical law: (of a person) deprived of all or some citizens' rights as a consequence of conviction for a serious crime. This is interesting because my writer friends told me that I was using the word incorrectly when in fact I... Sign in to see full entry.

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