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About Lacy Langley

Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.
China to Shift Economy, Loosen One Child Policy China to Shift Economy, Loosen One Child Policy

A reform document released by China’s Communist party, after a four day-long meeting of its top officials, includes a flood of sweeping changes to reportedly attempt to undo decades of failed expansion plans, according to Reuters. Among the reform plans …

Cursive Handwriting: What are the Pros? Cursive Handwriting: What are the Pros?
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There has been much debate about whether or not cursive writing is still relevant in the digital age. Some supporters of the Common Core curriculum say that with the small amount of time in classrooms and higher testing standards than …

Demi Lovato: A New Book and a Purpose Demi Lovato: A New Book and a Purpose

Demi Lovato has been in the spotlight since leaving the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert tour to go to rehab in 2010, and not for much that is positive. But now that the singer has come back to the land …

Texas Pipeline Explosion: No Injuries Reported Texas Pipeline Explosion: No Injuries Reported

200 school children were evacuated after a massive pipeline explosion in the small Dallas, Texas suburb of Milford. Fortunately no injuries have been reported, according to the LA Times. Milford only has about 700 residents and is 40 miles south …

Paul McCartney Asks Putin to Release Prisoners Paul McCartney Asks Putin to Release Prisoners

Paul McCartney is playing the Beatles card to try to get 28 Greenpeace protesters and their photographer and videographer out of jail in Russia where they are being held on charges of Hooliganism, according to CBS. He quoted the line …

Obama Makes Announcement on ACA Fix Obama Makes Announcement on ACA Fix

President Obama announced a new proposition for a fix to the issue that has lost many Americans the insurance that they were perfectly fine with, and has even his own party turning against him, according to the New York Times. …

Melissa Joan Hart Reveals Young Hollywood Hook-Ups Melissa Joan Hart Reveals Young Hollywood Hook-Ups

Melissa Joan Hart, the girl we all remember as “Clarissa” on 90′s Nickelodeon, has enjoyed 10 years of wedded bliss with her husband Mark Wilkerson. But, before she was a contented wife and mom, she had her share of juicy …

Andy Warhol Painting Shatters Record Sale Andy Warhol Painting Shatters Record Sale

Andy Warhol painting, “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” sold at Sotheby’s New York sale late Wednesday for a whopping $105.4 million, shattering the previous Warhol record set in 2007 when “Green Car Crash (Green Burning Car I)” sold for $71.7 …

Cheyenne Woods: Heir to Woods Golf Throne? Cheyenne Woods: Heir to Woods Golf Throne?
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Tiger Woods had better watch his back. He’s not the only one with golf skills in that family. This is Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods‘ neice and, by the looks of it, possible heir to the golf throne. The 23-year-old daughter …

Rod Blagojevich Appeal Appears Weak at Best Rod Blagojevich Appeal Appears Weak at Best

Rod Blagojevich’s attempted appeal of his corruption conviction doesn’t look like it’s going to hold water. Prosecuters, in a lengthy 169 page response, balk at the idea that Blagojevich’s shenanigans were just ordinary “political horse-trading”. Prosecutors rebutt this theory and …

Ohio Execution Stay: Good Will or Stall Tactic? Ohio Execution Stay: Good Will or Stall Tactic?
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Ohio’s governor, John Kasich, delayed the execution of convicted killer, Ronald Phillips. The execution of Phillips, who raped and killed his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter, was delayed because Phillips said he wanted to donate his organs, according to Fox News. Phillips …

Joan Jett Wasn’t South Dakota’s Choice, Was Macy’s Joan Jett Wasn’t South Dakota’s Choice, Was Macy’s

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are scheduled to appear on South Dakota’s float in the the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. But, not everyone is happy about it, in fact, the ranchers of South Dakota’s livestock industry are a little …

Winter Cruises: New Orleans is Your Port Winter Cruises: New Orleans is Your Port
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If you’re looking for a winter cruise to escape the dreary conditions, you might try New Orleans. The Big Easy seems to be the place from which to get to destinations like Mexico, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Florida, …

Lily Allen Defends Video, Denies Racism Lily Allen Defends Video, Denies Racism
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Lily Allen is under fire right now for her new video, “Hard Out Here” in which she takes on issues concerning the objectification of women and the double standard in the music industry. Now she faces allegations, though they are …

Obama Administration: Over 106,000 Enroll Under ACA Obama Administration: Over 106,000 Enroll Under ACA
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The Obama administration announced today that the enrollment for insurance under his new health care reform law hit 106,185 in October, according to Reuters. The administration admitted that the numbers would be low because of the endless list of troubles …

Robert Downey Jr.’s Wife Celebrates With Bacon Robert Downey Jr.’s Wife Celebrates With Bacon

Robert Downey, Jr., really loves his wife of 8 years, Susan Downey, and she really loves bacon! I like the way she thinks. Downey, Jr. threw her a huge bash to celebrate her 40th birthday. It was quite the affair …

Montana Bride May Have Had Statements “Shaped” Montana Bride May Have Had Statements “Shaped”
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Could the Montana bride, Jordan Graham, who is accused of pushing her husband off of a cliff at Glacier National Park, be a victim of confession shaping? Attorney for the bride, Michael Donahoe said in court filings late Friday that …

Kate Hudson Instilling Thrift Into Sons Kate Hudson Instilling Thrift Into Sons

Kate Hudson admits that even she can’t afford the glamorous gowns that stars wear on the red carpet or for photoshoots, according to ABC. ‚ÄúPeople think we own all these dresses, but we borrow them!” she said of most Hollywood …

Miss Teen USA Could Have Justice Soon Miss Teen USA Could Have Justice Soon

Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, and 7 other victims of “sextortion” could be on the way to getting justice, according to NBC. Jared James Abrahams, 19, who is from Temecula, California, pleaded guilty to three counts of extortion and one …

New Batsuit Will Not Disappoint, Says Kevin Smith New Batsuit Will Not Disappoint, Says Kevin Smith
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For all those who were disappointed in the chosing of Ben Affleck to play Batman in “Batman Vs. Superman“, you now have a little something to set your sights on: The new Batsuit. Over the weekend, Kevin Smith, comic book …

John Stamos and Rebecca Romijn Not Talking At All John Stamos and Rebecca Romijn Not Talking At All
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On November 9th, Rebecca Romijn attended the 2nd annual Baby2Baby Gala in Culver City, Ca. She talked to Us Weekly about her twin daughters with Jerry O’Connell and about her plans for adding to her family, or the lack of …

Katy Sagal Releases First Album in 9 Years Katy Sagal Releases First Album in 9 Years

Katey Sagal may have finally broken free from her Peg Bundy cage. The “Sons of Anarchy” star has more talent than acting, which she’s pretty fantastic at. Music was her first love and her first passion. Before becoming a TV …

Million Dollar Swimsuit Modeled by Miss Universe Million Dollar Swimsuit Modeled by Miss Universe
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Gabriela Isler, the freshly-crowned Miss Universe 2013 began her duties today in Moscow by posing in the famous million dollar swimsuit, according to AFP. The beautiful 25-year-old posed and twirled around in the suit for photographers that were there to …

Bahamas Plane Crash, Canada Plane Crash Kill Nine Bahamas Plane Crash, Canada Plane Crash Kill Nine
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Four Americans were killed yesterday in a plane crash a few miles off the coast of Grand Bahama Island, according to AP. “All are believed to be Americans. It is thought they were on some kind of sightseeing tour.”, Police …