A New Semester

Today is the last weekday before school begins today. I’ve been working on campus for most of the summer, so I’m ready for a change. I’m ready to get started. This semester I’m taking a course on Women’s Rights and The International Legal Order as well as a Research Methods class (plus an audited SpanishContinue reading “A New Semester”


Here is a list of senators that oppose the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Sen. Lisa Murkowski(R-AK) Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) Sen. James Risch (R-ID) Sen. Chuck GrassleyContinue reading “SHAME LIST”


I am a Texas Girl (yep, caps on both those). There are typical Southern/Texas things that I hate (sweet and iced tea – why would you do that to tea?!), things that I used to love but don’t eat anymore since I gave up meat (brisket, BBQ, fried chicken, etc.), things that I have learnedContinue reading “Cornbread!!!”

Egg Pancake

So that looks like a frittata, but it is not. I don’t have time for the oven in the morning. Also, lately the weather has been cooler, but the summer heat keeps the oven in the off and locked position. I needed a quick recipe for mornings that satisfied the following criteria (in the orderContinue reading “Egg Pancake”

An Open Call to Continental

I’m originally from Houston, and my family still lives there. I fly to Houston several times a year, and since Continental has its hub in Houston, it is the airline I usually take to there. I have a been a vegetarian for almost a decade. When I first gave up meat, Continental served great foodContinue reading “An Open Call to Continental”