Old book published in 1874

This is my 1874 edition of Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. It was purchased at a used book store in Tupelo, Mississippi. The original publication was in 1871, and there were several revisions, including this reprint from the 2nd English edition. Originally it was published as a two…

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What’s for supper, Granny?

Well, that’s just the name that mother’s grand children have stuck her with, lol. So, how many of you have either never heard of or never knew the recipe for making good ole Southern cornbread? Some people have told me that it is a “Southern dish”. Here is Granny Sarah’s family recipe to feed 3-4…

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Healthy living tips

Being a proponent for healthy living, I have really grasped this concept since my disability. When your back hurts, you truly hurt all over, as many of you likely will agree. Some tips that help me are: ♦ Walking daily. When it rains, as is common here in the South, I have a course charted…

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New blog title

Hi friends. I have decided to change the name of this blog to Danice’s Eclectic Blog. The web address is changed. I am posting so you will all know, so this blog can still be found. There are so many subjects that I enjoy discussing, hence the “eclectic” in the new name. You all have a…

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Victorian religion

Religion reached new levels during the Victorian era. Having gone from the earlier Puritan days of Oliver Cromwell, some Victorians were now dabbling into a more secular lifestyle while appearing to remain strictly religious to other people. There were even some novels written with sexually-influenced undertones. Protestantism had expanded to now include several denominations, and…

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