Category Archives: Personal

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all friends here in the U. S. I’m thankful for all of you.

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America Recycles Day

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Best Books Lists for 2012 (Yes, already)

Not even Thanksgiving, and yet we have our first offerings in the annual best-books-list marathon. Best Books 2012 This is the lead-in page to Publishers Weekly’s lists: Top 10 Best Books of the Year Fiction Mystery/Thriller Poetry Romance SF/Fantasy/Horror Comics … Continue reading

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Remembering George McGovern

    Dashed Presidential Hopes, but a Life Devoted to Liberalism  

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What’s wrong with this picture?

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iPhone 5th anniversary

iPhone 5th anniversary: How I accidentally became an iPhone user | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog. This post on The Unofficial Apple Weblog reminds me where I was 5 years ago today: standing in line outside a local AT&T … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Brown pelican, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

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Photo: Do You Know How Long to Wash Your Hands?

I did not know this bit of useful information. Thanks to Bob Evans.

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Photo of the Day: Snappy

Meet Snappy. On a recent bike ride my husband came upon this big snapping turtle on the sidewalk. After photographing him head-on, he tried to get a side view. But every time he moved to get a different perspective, Snappy … Continue reading

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In Memory of Dr. Jeanne Achterberg

About 10 years ago I read the book Woman as Healer because that is a topic I’ve long been interested in. A couple of years later I decided to go back to school to study for a doctorate in humanistic … Continue reading

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