Can Arthritis be Beaten? I’d like to think so, let me tell you my story: In 1998 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in both hands and both feet. At the time I was thirty-nine years old and didn’t believe I was susceptible. Much to my chagrin, psoriasis, which I have in abundance, has a…Read More Can Arthritis Be Beaten?
I would like to apologize to you my readers for not having regularly posted recently. There have been several issues that required attention, most notably the necessity of getting a new computer, software and printer as these tools died and became unserviceable within five days of each other. I had forgotten how much time was…Read More Diabetes And High Blood Pressure
On July 6th, A telemarketer Claiming to represent Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (M.A.D.D.) called soliciting contributions based on automated monthly withdrawals from my bank. You may recall the “Challenge” that call inspired. Now for the follow-up report: The caller was given 30 days to write the Prime Minister and Minister of Justice of Canada, carbon…Read More M.A.D.D. Revisited
With the economic uncertainties of our time, nomadism is re-emerging. Regional unemployment is compelling families to uproot with the hope of better prospects far from home. This exodus, mostly of educated and skilled trades personnel impoverishes the communities they abandon. The vacancy rate of housing ultimately drives property values down. With the loss of its…Read More The Times, They Are A Changing
All too often, we inadvertently broadcast messages by our actions, words and apparel that are not received as intended. To illustrate: As I was walking, a German Shepherd snuck up beside me and stole the pepperoni stick out of my hand. His master was flabbergasted. I couldn’t help but laugh. The reality is, I was…Read More Dare To Be Different