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Looks Like These Days are Over:

Wine and Roses And beer and skittles… We may be heading toward a new paradigm, one in which the only way to reduce the risk of cancer is to become teetotal. Why didn’t they tell us this, years ago? Why … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Heaven Here on Earth

Olivia Newton-John (September 26, 1948 – August 8, 2022) After years of struggle with Cancer, Olivia Newton-John is now at peace. She was an angel, at least to me. Her birth chart doesn’t show the specifics of her battle, but … Continue reading

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DuPont: How the Teflon Company Came Unstuck

Dark Waters (2019) On a whim, we watched this film on Netflix last night. In some ways, I wish we hadn’t. It makes depressing viewing, but it is informative as to how to take on a manufacturing giant with a … Continue reading

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When One’s Faith is Tested

I Still Believe (2020) I’m beginning to think that I need to get out more: here is a Christian Country Music star whose story is heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time. In fact, I’d never heard of him, until … Continue reading

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Evita: The Spiritual Leader of Argentina

Eva Perón (May 7, 1919 – July 26, 1952) According to Wikipedia: “Eva’s autobiography, La Razón de mi Vida, contains no dates or references to childhood occurrences, and does not list the location of her birth or her name at … Continue reading

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The Greatest Performance of Her Life

Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) You might think I’m referencing Ms Hayward‘s Oscar winning performance in “I Want To Live!” but I’m not: instead it was her fight against cancer that she took on, late in … Continue reading

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What Would You Do With Only Months to Live?

My Life (1993) I’d avoided this film until last night. I know why, of course, but I suppose I just wasn’t ready for it. Turns out that I couldn’t sleep for half the night after seeing it. (From IMDb:) Life … Continue reading

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Tilting at Environmental Windmills

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Fukushima: Eight Years On

Nuclear Waste There’s a lot of talk these days about climate change and sea pollution, but we tend to forget that a lot of our present problems may have been triggered by this event, eight years ago. Nuclear power was … Continue reading

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