~ potpourri of Web resources and
Gleanings - Objects or ideas that have been
gathered or amassed over a period of time,
especially when they form a collection or comprehensive whole.
Microsoft® Encarta® Reference Library
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Following are discoveries I've gleaned during reference searches on
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these listing, except an occasional link exchange.
February 9, 2018
Lent 2018: Articles, resources and links.
The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Eucharist:
Basic Questions and Answers. Committee on Doctrine of the United
States Conference of Catholic Bishops and approved by the full body of
bishops at their June 2001 General Meeting.
"Forgiveness: the Keystone of Human Values" by Fr. Brian Cavanaugh, TOR.
Forgiveness can be "one way to reduce conflict and hostility, as well as to
promote understanding and respect…to diminish unresolved hurt and pain that
burdens many…" Forgiveness is a choice, a decision, an act of bravery
requiring courage; it is hard work.
Purdue Online Writing Lab – Subject-Specific Resources: This
collection contains nine different guides, including Professional,
Technical Writing, Writing in the Social Sciences, Creative Writing,
Writing in Engineering, and Journalism and Journalistic Writing. Many of
these guides contain a number of more specific instructions for
particular writing tasks.
English Grammar lessons – Khan Academy: Topics covered in this
lesson include the parts of speech and punctuation, syntax, usage, and
Flower Meanings: the Language of Flowers (The Farmer’s Almanac).
Learn the symbolism of flowers, herbs, and other plants.
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Chegg Get Math Help: by subject and category and math definitions,
How to Improve English – Free Resources (EnglishGrammarExercise.com):
Contains tips on improving English, help with English grammar,
punctuation rules, common mistakes non-native English speakers usually
make, English exercises to test your language skills.
Ann Herrmann's Maple Barbecue Ribs (The Old Farmer’s Almanac). You
may also cook these ribs on a grill. Set it up for moderate indirect
heat, set the ribs away from the heat source, and cook, covered, for the
Making WordPress Load Faster – BloggingBasics101.
Account Help: Gmail is an open source email provider developed by
Google. It allows you to create your own Gmail account for free but with
limited storage of 15 gigabytes per user.
January 19, 2018
I'm back. We were migrating to a new email system that
did not go as smoothly as hoped for. Now to catch up on the backlog.
The Present Moment: a Christian Approach to Mindfulness by Dr.
Best Homemade Pancake Recipes (The Old Farmer’s Almanac): How to
Make Homemade Pancakes from Scratch.
SciJinks is all about weather! (NOAA/NASA): Dedicated to teaching
young scientists about weather and weather-related careers. This
resource contains interactive games, educational videos, images,
posters, and classroom activities.
Calculator: Free online calculators to provide users the opportunity
to calculate, analyze and make informed and financial decisions.
2018 Guide to Cyberbullying Awareness: Tulane University School of
Social Work. We can take effective steps to keep students safe.
Preventing the problem involves understanding just what cyberbullying
is, how big the problem has gotten, and examples of cyberbullying in
MS Excel tutorials – Free & Interactive: Covering Excel Formulas &
Functions, Keyboard Shortcuts, and VBA Coding.