Monthly Archives: November 2007

The socio-economics of where you buy groceries

No, I’m not writing about organic, fair trade, or locally produced foods.  (Although the better selection of organic foods at my favorite grocery store IS part of the reason I shop there.)  I’m writing about the three criteria by which … Continue reading

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Balancing act

Back on 16th November the comic strip “Cathy,”written by Cathy Guisewite, was dealing with Cathy’s mother coming to help fix Thanksgiving dinner at Cathy and Irving’s house.  Cathy immediately goes into a frenzy of kitchen cleaning.  Irving chides her, and … Continue reading

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My favorite restaurant in Eureka, CA, is …

   …Bless My Soul Cafe, owned and operated by Sweet Mama Janisse.  She serves creole, cajun, and Texas barbeque, and everything she serves has a touch of Louisiana down-home flavor.  You can get vegetarian; my favorite is the Veggie Plate, … Continue reading

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What planet do these bridge organizations live on?

Last month at the world bridge championships in Shanghai, a team of U.S. players reflected the mood of over 70% of U.S. citizens, and now they may have their livelihood taken away from them because of it.  And what horrible crime did … Continue reading

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Life between lives

   About six years ago I was wandering through a book store and discovered the book, Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives, by Michael Newton, Ph.D. (Llewellyn Publications, 1996).  What fascinated me is that Dr. Newton is … Continue reading

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