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There must be a better way to handle a pitch for money

Jan 27, 2016

When I left my athletic club in downtown Sacramento last Sunday, I saw a middle-aged black woman standing across the street. I didn’t immediately take her for a street person. “Are you from Sacramento?” she asked as I approached. I said … Continue reading

Game to 100
There must be a better way to handle a pitch for money

Jan 27, 2016

When I left my athletic club in downtown Sacramento last Sunday, I saw a middle-aged black woman standing across the street. I didn’t immediately take her for a street person. “Are you from Sacramento?” she asked as I approached. I said … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Health Tip: Do Not Be Too Quick to Respond to Headlines

Health Tip: Do Not Be Too Quick to Respond to Headlines

By Eric Nelson


The comments I’ve gotten on Facebook about my most recent column, “Is ‘The Force’ a metaphor for God,” are telling.
 
Some have answered the question with a simple “yes” or “no.” Others have wondered why the question is being asked in the first place. One commenter even accused me of taking...

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Painting of kitchen gets complicated

Jan 25, 2016
Painting of kitchen gets complicated

The fourth painter arrived 10 minutes early to do an estimate for painting the kitchen and laundry room. He sent his proposal in the time promised. That’s real progress after three weeks of hunting. The first two painters, despite their … Continue reading

Game to 100
Painting of kitchen gets complicated

Jan 25, 2016
Painting of kitchen gets complicated

The fourth painter arrived 10 minutes early to do an estimate for painting the kitchen and laundry room. He sent his proposal in the time promised. That’s real progress after three weeks of hunting. The first two painters, despite their … Continue reading

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A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

Jan 22, 2016
A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

I am saddened to learn that a remarkable basketball player in the Sacramento area has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in serious condition. Five years ago, I wrote about the exploits of Kenny Fong, who set an example of … Continue reading

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A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

Jan 22, 2016
A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

I am saddened to learn that a remarkable basketball player in the Sacramento area has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in serious condition. Five years ago, I wrote about the exploits of Kenny Fong, who set an example of … Continue reading

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O.J. Simpson is no symbol of injustice

Jan 20, 2016

The producers of a 10-part miniseries on the sensational O.J. Simpson murder trial say the time is right to revisit the case. Current headlines bring daily dispatches of confrontations between white law enforcement officers and black civilians, and issues of … Continue reading

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Getting old is a struggle, not a privilege

Jan 18, 2016

“I am old but I am forever young at heart. We are always the same age inside. Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, you can only live it once. Do not regret growing … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Is "The Force" a Metaphor for God?

Is "The Force" a Metaphor for God?

By Eric Nelson


 
Just when you think desert scavenger and part-time spaceship pilot Rey is about to lose her battle with meany Kylo Ren toward the end of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” something surprising happens. Despite all...

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