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The Biggest Viral Infection On Earth
July 16, 2016
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There is nothing worse than someone in my household coming down with a virus. It means that, not only will I be on nursing duty for a couple of days with my patient, but my nursing tour of duty will be extended for at least a week as everyone else goes down like dominoes, contracting […]
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History Of Harlem
May 11, 2016
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I was watching Bill Clinton give a speech the other day and remembered how, when he was President, he played the saxophone on television and also declared that he considered himself the “first black President of the United States”. Later, when he left office, he located his office in the neighborhood of Harlem in New […]
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Who Was Jim Crow?
October 19, 2015
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    Often, U.S. politics turn to the subject of race. Sometimes the term “Jim Crow” will be mentioned. I was fortunate enough to grow up after this legal system and social practice was no longer in effect. My parents, however, grew up in the Jim Crow South. My understanding of the term I have […]
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Mystery Ships
September 9, 2015
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  My youngest son recently had to do a report on naval history. What seemed to be a rather boring subject took a turn for the macabre, haunting and interesting. As we dug through old, historical records and newspaper reports, my son was delighted to find stories of mystery “ghost” ships. I decided that, since […]
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A Home Tour of Surprises, Smiles & Tears
April 16, 2015
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    In 2015 the world lost a wonderful man who brought us all many smiles and laughs. In January, the Napa Valley Estate of the late Robin Williams was sold. Considering his unusual quirkiness and natural goofiness, it may come as a surprise to many that his sense of style and décor was of […]
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The Clever Packer
August 15, 2014
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    Ever traveled? Yeah, me, too. Ever experienced the airline losing your baggage? Yeah? Well, not me. Ever freak out over lost baggage? Yeah? Well, not me. And here are the tips to avoid that potential freak out by never going through the baggage loss nightmare again.