Archives: 2013 April

Life Issues

April 22nd, 2013, No Comments

I was reading the newspaper, Haaretz, here in Jerusalem when I came across their reprint of Ross Douthat’s Op-ed column in the New York Times entitled, “Media Balance and bias”*. I wrote this letter to the editor about it: Sir, The article on ‘Media Balance and bias’ was extremely timely. Questions arise daily in the […]

A Sweet Little Machine

April 22nd, 2013, No Comments

If you aren’t feeling so hot on a consistent basis and are postponing that visit to an expensive specialist, one simple question might help in making that decision. How’s your blood sugar? It’s surprisingly simple to find out if your diet and eating schedule needs to be altered to counter that sudden drop in energy, […]

Nicotine Up Your Nose?

April 3rd, 2013, No Comments

Here in Greece, I’ve been getting sick from the fumes of something that smells like tobacco smoke – and isn’t. An odor heavy in the airport harkened back to memories of my research in pesticide science when I first came across the ‘neonicotinoids’. It’s spring now and pesticides are making the news like crazy. The […]

Another Note About Help

April 3rd, 2013, No Comments

My last blog post about how to assist people on the street looking for help led me to peek in on the China Hush blog where the writer highlighted places where people fear to access public services. Those of us living in the Western hemisphere have had mixed experiences when looking to our governments for […]

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