~ 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.
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March 2, 2018
Palliative Care: Letter of the Cardinal Secretary of State on the
occasion of the Congress on Palliative Care. "…vocation of medicine,
which consists first of all in caring: its task is to always care for,
even if it is not always possible to heal."
Veterans And Substance Abuse: "Unfortunately, we have been seeing an
increase in substance abuse among the Veteran community, and feel we
have a helpful guide filled with informative facts and guidance
regarding addiction treatment and PTSD…"
Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence & Abusive Relations –
Rutgers Online: This guide focuses on domestic violence prevention and
offers information about awareness, signs of domestic violence and
resources for victims such as groups, organizations and hotlines that
can help them escape abusive situations, rebuild their lives and recover
from the mental health impacts of abusive trauma.
AviBase World Bird Database: "extensive database information system
about all birds of the world, containing over 19 million records about
10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution
information, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages, and more."
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies (The Old Farmer's Almanac).
Leg cramps can be a common and painful occurrence - here's what causes
leg cramps at night, as well as how you can prevent and relieve them.
How to Make a Portfolio Online: How to Setup & What to Include.
Prevent Cyberbullying: Be Aware of What Your Kids are Doing Online.
The Complete Guide to Protecting Your Child’s Safety Online in 2018:
In this guide, we’ll tell you how to best protect your child from the
dangers posed by the internet.
March 1, 2018
Fitness & Nutrition for Mental Wellness Resources: "You’ve heard
about the importance of fitness for wellness…But there are two other
wellness elements that are just as important as exercise: mental health
maintenance and nutrition.
IRS Withholding Calculator: The IRS encourages everyone to use the
Withholding Calculator to perform a quick "paycheck checkup." This is
even more important this year because of recent changes to the tax law
Create Free Custom Logo Designs. A free online logo maker with 3000+
templates that anyone can use to bring to life a compelling, unique logo
February 21, 2018
Lectio Divina during the Liturgical Year (Catholic.Bible)
Hear the Music Play: Discover hundreds of in-depth articles to help
you both enjoy your music more and perform at your best. People who love
music have a place to discover expert advice on the top gear (for almost
Sports Fitness Advisor: offers scientifically-backed exercise tips
and training plans.
Rugby Training: Sports Fitness Advisor provides a multi-page
guide on rugby training that is packed with practical tips and
CPA Exam Success: devoted to helping CPA exam candidates pass the
CPA exam. It's packed full of resources, tips, and strategies.
3 Most Common CPA Exam Mistakes (Free Course).
Small Business – USA.gov: Learn the steps to start a small business,
starting a non-profit, business tax information, get financing help from
the government, and more.
February 19, 2018
Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment – XV Ordinary
General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. The Synod on Youth webpage
contains, documents and resources useful for the pre-synodal meeting.
Calculators: providing a reliable collection of freely available
calculators "for domestic and commercial use." Includes: United States
Tax Calculator, PCP Car Loan Calculator, Stock Calculator, 401(k)
Retirement Calculator, Car Depreciation Calculator, IRS Interest
Calculator, Auto Lease Calculator and more.
Nurse’s Guide to CPR – Resources for Online Nurse Practitioner.
"Correctly administering CPR can keep a victim alive until further
treatment can be administered."
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.
January 31, 2018
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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.