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About adleech

A chemist changing careers to education with dreams of being a writer.

non-dairy milk taste tests

Silk soy original – original taste is slightly bitter ends with a finish like ice cream Silk unsweetened cashew – rich thick creamy texture with a faint cashew aftertaste. Pacific foods hazelnut – finishes with a STRONG bitter hazelnut taste. … Continue reading

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What is the most inspiring setting you’ve ever visited in real life?

I remember the day I watched the sunrise from the top of Mt Evans. My grandparents had passed away a few weeks before and at their request we were supposed to take a trip to Colorado to spread their ashes. … Continue reading

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writing contests

Agent John Cusick is having a microsynopsis contest. If you think you can entice him to read your book with a 3 sentence query, please go to this page and upload something. http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2011/08/huge-micro-synopsis-contest-with-agent.html?spref=tw Manuscripts must be submission ready. Be quick. Contest … Continue reading

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A brief review of autism and treatment possibilities

Below is the paper I wrote for my human development class. References are in APA style so (Person’s last name, date of publication) are included with a list of references at the end. It’s a bit long. If anyone reads … Continue reading

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political example or character in a novel

For a while now I have been toying around with the concept of classifying people. It started when president Obama came to our town and talked at my workplace. My in-laws suggested that I try to meet him. Maybe I … Continue reading

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Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard – #bookreview

Like Mandrin is about a girl who wants to be someone else. She turns her back on the idea of beauty that comes from her mother and follows the path of a damaged girl from school. From the first few … Continue reading

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Scientific fraud

I’ve been reading the book “Plastic Fantastic: How the biggest fraud in physics shook the scientific world” by Eugenie Samuel Reich.  From the early 90s until 2004, Jan Henrick Schön falsified data about electrical measurements on organic crystals. I picked … Continue reading

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