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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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Game to 100
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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Game to 100
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

MidLifeBloggers
New iPhone 5S, Old eMails

Jul 17, 2014

Oh, you mean I’m supposed to delete the emails on my iPhone? You mean that the reason my old iPhone may have been so–what’s the word I want here?–oh yes, recalcitrant is because there were over TWENTY THOUSAND EMAILS on it. I now will be spending all my spare time (which is, frankly, more...

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MidLifeBloggers
Wordless Wednesday: Blue

Jul 16, 2014

> Blue stone & silver bracelet. When I buy gem stones for my jewelry-making, I always keep the package label so I can authoritatively describe the piece. I just can’t always find where I’ve kept that label. An InLinkz Link-up

MidLifeBloggers
Wordless Wednesday: Blue

Jul 16, 2014

> Blue stone & silver bracelet. When I buy gem stones for my jewelry-making, I always keep the package label so I can authoritatively describe the piece. I just can’t always find where I’ve kept that label. An InLinkz Link-up

Game to 100
Get gays in the church door and then what?

Jul 16, 2014

Once upon a time, I covered religion and ethics for the Sacramento Bee. I was assigned to this task by the managing editor who felt the Bee should try to explore the often contentious intersection of religious belief and the … Continue reading

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