Tag Archives: Society

The Mills of the Gods

December 8, 2012 Back in March of this year, the New York Times ran a lengthy article about President Obama’s version of the war on terrorism documenting, among other things, his secret “kill list” and his embrace of a policy … Continue reading

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A Box Filled With Love

November 10, 2012 Yesterday, I got a care package.  I walked out onto the side porch to get the mail and there it was – wrapped in a cut down cardboard box with enough clear packaging tape wrapped around it … Continue reading

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The So-called Wise Apes

November 3, 2012 A couple of years ago, I read a study indicating that, for those diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes and other major chronic illnesses, it took an average of three hospitalizations for complications from the disease before patients … Continue reading

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Brave New World

October 27, 2012 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/55141083-90/based-board-decision-groundwater.html.csp?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed A state panel gave a key approval Wednesday to start a tar sands mine in Utah’s wild Book Cliffs in eastern Utah. After hearing from the company behind the project, Alberta-based U.S. Oil Sands, as well … Continue reading

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A Hard Winter is Coming

  October 20, 2012     Fall has fell, as they say around here.  The remains of the summer garden disappeared into the compost bin, although the early fall lettuce, spinach and onions on the side porch live on.  The … Continue reading

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An Edge-of-the-Dime’s Worth of Difference

October 13, 2012 For the last several months, especially after the Republicans finally settled on their candidate for President, I’ve been wrestling with what to do about voting in the upcoming November elections.  Here at home, it’s not a problem.  … Continue reading

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The Devil You Know

September 22, 2012 Among both abuse councilors and abuse survivors the phrase, “The devil you know is less frightening than the devil you don’t know” is often used to explain why an abuse victim – especially an adult – stays … Continue reading

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Just Stop It!

September 15, 2012 There are times when I look around at what’s going on in the world and feel certain that aliens have invaded us, sucked out the brains of much of the world’s religious population and replaced it with … Continue reading

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Another Senseless Killing Spree

July 21, 2012  It happened again, early yesterday morning in Aurora, Colorado.  Another senseless killing spree.  Another widening circle of family, loved ones, friends caught in its aftermath of grief and pain.  Another speech by the President and, in this … Continue reading

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Hot!

June 30, 2012                 Oh, the weather outside is frightful; the air conditioner, so delightful;                               But as long as you love me so, let it glow, let it glow, let it glow … This week, we broke 1200 heat records around … Continue reading

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