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When moral principles won out over basketball ambitions

May 27, 2015

In a world of moral compromise and rationalization, it’s uplifting to read about a man who did the right thing at the right time. That man was the Rev. John Lo Schiavo, who served as president of the University of … Continue reading

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Equal play for equal pay, says this old basketball player

May 25, 2015

I’m no longer a dominating basketball player. I can’t say I deserve to play every minute of the game because I’m better than my teammates. I am, at 69, an average player in the Capital Athletic Club B league. But … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
The New One Minute Manager

May 20, 2015

What I was not expecting was to find that Blanchard and Johnson have, in this slim unadorned volume, encapsulated so much of what our country (our world!) needs to hear, to learn, to practice if we are to survive past the midpoint of the twentyfirst ce...

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Traveling solo takes a special mindset

May 20, 2015
Traveling solo takes a special mindset

  I was a late arrival to international traveling. I spent most of my adult years imagining myself as an adventurous fellow, but I always found excuses to avoid trips to far-off places. Part of the reason was a fear … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
A Spiritual Approach To Dealing With Adverse Drug Reactions

A Spiritual Approach To Dealing With Adverse Drug Reactions

By Eric Nelson


Toyota’s latest TV ad is funny. And telling.
 
A photographer finds himself waist-deep in a Louisiana bayou. As he reaches down to balance himself on a log, he’s bitten by a large snake that quickly slithers away.
 
Fearing that his life is in danger, he hops into his 4Runner (the real focus of...

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Trip to Costa Rica begins with exploding volcano

May 18, 2015

The two-week adventure trip to Costa Rica began with a bang: Just as our plane had begun its initial descent into the airport at San Jose, the pilot announced that a volcano near the capital had exploded. The airport was … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Sole Story

I spent the past few years thinking I had one perk - I wasn't going to get old.  Of course, the life I've lived would be a horror to most people, but being a silver lining kinda gal, I started imagining all the things I would avoid by dying: Falling and not being able to...

Game to 100
Indictment and a steelhead arrive on the same day

May 15, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Gearing up for my debut as a steehead fisherman

May 13, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Stage is set to fish for steelhead at Perry Riffle

May 11, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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