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Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Jun 1, 2016
Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Let me brag about fixing a significant leak in my front-yard sprinkler system. I do feel pleased that I generated the gumption yesterday to tackle the problem. I have registered the accomplishment on the positive side of my internal scorecard. … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Spiritual Perspective Cures Eating Disorder And More

Spiritual Perspective Cures Eating Disorder And More

By Eric Nelson


It took awhile, but after spending three hours in a forest of old growth redwoods, I think I figured out why you rarely see any branches on these behemoths until 100, 150, sometimes 200 feet up. Were branches to accumulate any lower, I reasoned, they’d be prevented from growing any taller.
 
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Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

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Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

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Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

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Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Nurturing The Nurse In All Of Us

Nurturing The Nurse In All Of Us

By Eric Nelson


Statistically speaking, only a small handful of those reading this article are likely to become licensed nurses. On the other hand, an overwhelming majority – maybe even 100 percent – will at one time or another find themselves doing at least some of what nurses do. Whether it’s caring for a sick...

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How uplifting — a choice between two evils

May 23, 2016
How uplifting — a choice between two evils

My favorite question asked of guests on the television show “Inside the Actors Studio” is this one: If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? For myself, I would like … Continue reading

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How uplifting — a choice between two evils

May 23, 2016
How uplifting — a choice between two evils

My favorite question asked of guests on the television show “Inside the Actors Studio” is this one: If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? For myself, I would like … Continue reading

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How to feel like a dummy while trying to get a smartphone

May 18, 2016

I’m making progress on the smartphone front. I’m discovering the questions to ask and the details to consider. But I sure feel like an ignoramus. As I wrote Monday, I finally overcame my fears and inertia and decided to get … Continue reading

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