Category Archives: health


GOLDEN RULE to meet PHOENIX in the Sacramento River Delta July 5-6 Dear Friends of the Yacht Phoenix, So much to tell you! We have had $1,300 contributed to the Raising the Phoenix Fund since setting up the website, … Continue reading

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Missionaries who beat Ebola: “God is enough. . . A story of God’s grace.”

SIM USANancy and David Writebol Excerpted from By Andrew Branch, posted Sept. 3, 2014, 03:45 p.m. North Carolina-based missions group SIM [Serving in Mission] identified a third American [Dr. Rick Sacra] diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, even as survivors … Continue reading

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I don’t drool; do I get a point for that?

At my annual physical the other day, the receptionist handed me new forms to fill out. Forms with new questions. As soon as I glanced over them I realized these new questions were because I just had that darned Big … Continue reading

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Sweet picture

This sweet face and little imploring hands touch me deeply on several levels, not the least of which is the fact that the mask is decorated with cute little bunny rabbits in an attempt to give a playful touch to … Continue reading

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Fukushima radiation still leaking into Pacific 3 years later

Off our bedroom a balcony. Off our balcony a tree. In the tree a nest. In the nest a hummingbird. When the radiation comes we can go inside and seal the windows– but what about her? –Jessica Reynolds Renshaw I … Continue reading

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My first elephant

“Even if only the people in your writing group read your memoirs or stories or novel, even if you only wrote your story so that one day your children would know what life was like when you were a child … Continue reading

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Tallying up our taxes

Jerry is assembling data for our tax man. Social Security x 2, supplemented by infusions from other accounts as needed– “Let’s not overlook my income from royalties,” I reminded him. “$203.10.” Huzzah! — Note: I checked the book on … Continue reading

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