Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Happy New Year

  Happy New Year! As the featured image says, we’ll be staying home for New Year’s Eve, and have been doing that for decades now. The passage of time is something that marks getting much closer to six feet under now that we are in our dotage, so it’s not cause for celebration. Nevertheless, if…

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Merry Christmas

  Merry Christmas to everybody. What?  You thought I was going to write on Christmas week? Get the heck off the computer, and get to wrapping those presents and stuffing that turkey. Seriously, next week will be a brief greeting for New Year’s Eve, and then on January 7th, 2015 will be a piece on…

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Racism, The New Virtue

Virtue; Noun “Behavior showing high moral standards” Racism Noun “The belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. When the Ferguson incident occurred 4 months ago the discussion nationwide centered on the ethnic…

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Myths

Myths and Urban Legends today are often viewed as facts (and often Myths lead to Conspiracy Theories, and I’ll deal with that aspect in next week’s blog.)  But for now, we’ll stick to Myths only. Very few take the time to scrutinize these things, and people just regurgitate the myth as a certainty.  The Internet…

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Dealing With Dementia

  There are multiple causes and flavors (types) of dementia. Some causes:  NPH (“Water on the brain”), chemical imbalances (acetylcholine, serotinin, etc.), stroke, brain tumors, and aging to name just a few. Types:  from MCI (“Mild Cognitive Impairment” . . . which we all have to some degree as we age . . . those…

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See, I Told You So.....

I have been wanting to write this piece since the Presidential campaign back in 2008, that was the year I gave up trying to battle the buffoons with enormous megaphones like Bill O’Reilly who were convinced that Market Forces were not at play in the price of gas; just a vast conspiracy on the part…