Monday Artday: cancer

The challenge this week on Monday Artday is “cancer“. Hippocrates was born around the year 460 BC on the Greek island of Kos. He became a famous physician and is regarded as “the father of medicine.” Hippocrates described several kinds of cancers. He called benign tumors oncos, (Greek for swelling), and malignant tumors carcinos, (Greek …

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from my sketchbook: The Tortoise and the Hare

Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument about who is faster. They decided to settle the argument with a race. They agreed on a route and started off the race. The hare shot ahead and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, …

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SFG: saturday morning cartoons

The challenge this week at sugarfrostedgoodness.com is “saturday morning cartoons” Saturday morning cartoons currently suck. Childrens programming in general sucks. The hey-day of Saturday morning cartoons was the 1960s through the 1970s. They were the times of cartoon geniuses like Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, Jay Ward, Hal Seeger and W. Watts Biggers. They were …

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SFG: A is for…

…absinthe. Absinthe is a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage anise-flavored spirit derived from herbs including the flowers and leaves of the medicinal plant Artemisia absinthium, also called grand wormwood or Absinth wormwood. Absinthe is typically green (either naturally or with added color) or clear and is often referred to as la Fée Verte (‘The Green Fairy’). …

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