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Cousins is no match with Barkley as a winner

Jul 29, 2014
Cousins is no match with Barkley as a winner

  Let’s put blame where it rightly belongs: The Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins hasn’t been fined and suspended by the NBA for spitting on a little girl. That would be Charles Barkley, back in 1991. Barkley and Cousins, however, are both … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Patients Require Compassion, Not Just Competence, From Doctors

Patients Require Compassion, Not Just Competence, From Doctors

True story: A man who severely cut his hand while using a table saw ran screaming into the emergency room of a local hospital. The attending doctor asked that he be given a dose of morphine to calm him down. When he continued screaming, he was given a second dose. And then another. And...

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Forget the spin and hire more reporters, editors

Jul 28, 2014

As unemployed journalists around the country well know, good journalism doesn’t come cheap. It requires many reporters out in the field getting the news and numerous editors processing it. Staffing is the heart of the business, and when you cut … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
The Hour of the Innocents

Jul 27, 2014

To read this felt like a trip to a place I sort of knew and a time I lived during, but because it's filtered through the masculine sensibility, it was also a world totally alien to me.

Bob New Heart
Two Weeks Since Last CyberKnife Shot

Jul 24, 2014

July 24, 2014



Two weeks ago today, I had my last cyberknife radiation treatment for my prostate cancer. Piece of cake, walk in the park, easy pease. The easy part was the 4 sessions of about an hour. Most of the time was spent adjusting the over 50 plus different angels for the cyberknife to...

MidLifeBloggers
Midlife Blogging: Some Thoughts on Where We Are Today

Jul 24, 2014

The midlife blogs and sites have always co-existed and supported each other. But there was an intensity about Generation Fabulous’s need to succeed that for the first time had me watching my back.

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Columnist’s views on death penalty, convicted priest

Jul 24, 2014

After reading Sacramento Bee columnist Marco Breton’s hang ’em high column yesterday regarding the death penalty, I decided to reread three columns he wrote on the Rev. Uriel Ojeda in 2012 and 2013. I did this because I recalled a … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
WW “I should be folding laundry”

Jul 23, 2014

  Which is so much easier to do when my clothes have been hanging on a line…which is why I’m actually glad that my dryer went kaput.   An InLinkz Link-up

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Consciousness and Health
A Trend Toward Patient-Driven Health Care

A Trend Toward Patient-Driven Health Care

Ezekiel Emanuel, a medical doctor and former chief health policy advisor to President Obama, has a pretty good idea of what we can expect to see in health care over the next decade – things like the end of insurance companies as we know them, an increased focus on treating the chronically and...

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Ducks, geese and teenage girls along seedy stretch of river

Jul 21, 2014

I don’t know what to make of the two teenage girls in skimpy attire I saw last Friday afternoon. They were  wading in the lower American River. A minute later, a girl with a small dog came out of the woods … Continue reading

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