Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A Nightmare in Airline Travel

Yesterday, my wife, daughter and I returned home from Dallas, Texas by way of American Airlines.  So many things went wrong, I wanted to share our experience in the hope that other disabled travelers might avoid some of the issues … Continue reading

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Why does it hurt more at night?

I think many of us have asked this question: Why does it seem to hurt so much more at night? Now I’m also certain that a few will respond that it hurts more during the day, or after strenuous activity … Continue reading

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Vaccine Misinformation Kills

The map above shows the rate of suffering around the world caused by the anti-vaccine movement’s impact on vaccination rates.  As a result, many children unnecessarily die every year.  I think this is a real shame.  It is not based … Continue reading

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Cataract Surgery and Baby Boomers and Cancer Too!

Image from:  http://www.opeyecenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Cataract-Eye.jpg ***I had cataract surgery on my left eye in 2004 at the age of 50 and on the right eye in 2005.*** The reason I went to the doctor and complained was twofold.  First, my vision was … Continue reading

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What Polar Vortex is really all about!

Now that we are shaking off the frigid cold that was caused by the shifting of what the weatherman has dubbed the “Polar Vortex”, I thought I would have a little fun with it. First, take the letters in POLAR … Continue reading

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China and India Want It All For Themselves

Following is a quote from an article to which I have also provided a link: “Speaking at talks involving 190 nations that aim to forge a new treaty to limit greenhouse gas emissions, the developing nations said their richer counterparts … Continue reading

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Vaccine Phobia

It makes the hair on the back of my head bristle when I hear educated people speak about why they either do not want their children vaccinated against childhood diseases or want to create a different schedule of vaccination than … Continue reading

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Chris Christie

Thought I’d add my two cents worth.  It seems to me that what happened is not really that unusual.  Over my lifetime, I have heard of hundreds of instances where politicians sought out revenge for their so-called “political enemies” in … Continue reading

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China most interested in profiting from West’s efforts to be green

Below is an article from the December 24th edition of the Nikkei Asian Review.  The Chinese government is wanting to reduce supply for one reason:  to increase profits.  With high margins in the production of solar cells to be exported … Continue reading

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Why Climate Change and What We Should Do?

First, I want to make some general statements of fact.  We are definitely experiencing climate change.  The climate change that we are experiencing is man made.  It is something that has its beginnings in the great Industrial Revolution but has … Continue reading

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