Category Archives: thoughts

For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

August 1. Foggy morning. Mark my calendar with a “1.” That’s one snowfall predicted. Weather-lore learned in childhood returns to me time and again – more a part of me than … Source: For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

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British Word Of The day – Subbuteo

A random thought becomes my British Word Of The Day. Subbuteo Subbuteo is a group of table top games simulating team sports such as association football, cricket, both codes of rugby and hockey. The name is most closely associated with … Continue reading

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Meat Labeling Law Repeal Leaves Buyers in Dark About Product Origins

Do you want to know where the meat you are buying was born, raised and processed? I sure do. I am fed up with having to check food labels, so that we can avoid fish and canned produce from China. … Continue reading

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AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

This story is re blogged from a press release on the American Medical Association website. My take: This hopefully will help control prices of proprietary prescription drugs.  AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and … Continue reading

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Where Were You?

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Lest We Forget

Today, September 11th, 2015, is the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attack, known as 9-11. There is a memorial, in Rensselaer, Indiana, to the men and women that lost their lives in the terrorist attacks that happened on September 11th, … Continue reading

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Life is a journey

I heard a song on the radio, one I had heard maybe hundreds of times before, but this time, the lyrics got me thinking. Life is a journey (from the cradle to the grave). The journey, and the people and … Continue reading

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word of the day: Demagogue

Kinda reminds me of a lot of politicians… Wiktionary’s word of the day: demagogue: (pejorative) An orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/demagogue

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120 Year Old Tombstone Inscription Warning Against the Democratic Party – Party of Treason – Blur Brain

A 120-yr-old tombstone in Kansas. This tombstone is located in the Attica Cemetery, in Harper County, Kansas.  It’s more than a century old: Read more at http://blurbrain.com/120-year-old-tombstone-inscription-warning-against-the-democratic-party-party-of-treason/#ogqT7RJks731BidF.99   120 Year Old Tombstone Inscription Warning Against the Democratic Party – Party … Continue reading

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English ‘essential to UK society’

11:45am Sunday 19th January 2014 in National News Immigrants who cannot speak English have no way of being a “full member” of British society, Eric Pickles said today, amid suggestions benefits could be stripped from those who do not learn … Continue reading

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