Jessica E. Thomas

A Brief History of the Unified Trinal Colonies – INTRODUCTION
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Introduction As the name of this document indicates, this is a brief history of the Unified Trinal Colonies (UTC). It is written with impartiality to all species and races in accordance with the Amicable Understanding of Overriding Equalness Treaty (AUOE)...
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Outputstream: Brilliance
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What is brilliance? Some say it's a flash. A flash of what? Bright light descending from heaven, imparted through the glow of one's aura which is proposed to exist but has never been seen. New age mumbo jumbo meant to...
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Beef and Bean Vegetable Soup
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It's April and it's snowing, so I think it's the perfect time to fix a hearty soup! I have beef and bean veggie soup in my crockpot right now as part of my food prep for the week, and I...
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Ava
Gluten Free Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Today's post is all about... Chocolate Chip Cookies!! Who doesn't love chocolate chip cookies? (Not me! I mean...me!!! Wait. Double negatives are hard.) Whenever we made homemade chocolate chip cookies when I was growing up, I ate through them voraciously....
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Ava Eating a Juice Pop
Juice Pops
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The Hubs' Starbucks bill has been creeping up lately. When I asked him what on earth he'd been drinking, he informed me that minion #3 requires a cake pop every time he goes through the drive through. One of her...
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Who Is Pretty Odd?
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My name is Jessica E. Thomas. I live in the tension between Pretty and Odd. I am: A girl who grew up on Star Trek and Carl Sagan, who started wearing glasses at the age of nine. A woman who...
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Autumn Road
Novels novels everywhere and not a minute to write…
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Today's "something shiny" is a novel I started about four years ago. I didn't get very far with it. In fact, what you see below is all there is. Nevertheless, I'm intrigued with this cast of characters and I'd like...
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Noah Gabba Gabba and April Wrap Up
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It's been a busy spring at the Thomas residence. This past week was particularly...interesting? I came down with a cold last Sunday and missed a total of 8 hours of work between Monday and Tuesday. As soon as my fever...
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Garden Party
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It's more like February outside, with the snow, sleet, and whatever other frozen thing Mother Nature can concoct, but at my house, we're still holding out hope that spring will arrive soon. As such, we are preparing for our garden....
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Guitar Tunes and Gnocchi
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It's Sunday at the Thomas residence, so what else is there to do but strum out-of-tune guitars and make gnocchi? (See vlog below for full explanation.) The Recipe I've never made gnocchi before, and I wanted to start with a...
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