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Right to health? Health and interventions are not the same.

Right to health, what? What do you mean by right to health? Right to medical intervention is not the same as health, in fact it’s far from it. Access to preventative screenings is several steps closer to giving people the … Continue reading

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Writing 101: Size Matters

A sky blue and off-white metal rectangle on thinly hidden wheels was my school year home when I was 12. It had entry sheds at both doors. They kept the cold breezes from freezing its whole length and stopped the … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror; DP challenge Wall to wall

What is posted on the walls of our home? What mood does the posting reflect? That is the daily post challenge. In our house the walls mirror our life and the things we have done, places and animals we have … Continue reading

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Supercalafragilisticexpialidocious – the transporter

“I Love to Laugh,” long and loud…OK so I know all the words of the songs in Mary Poppins. The challenge is to tell about something that transports to childhood…let the transporting begin! Every grade-school summer, from about a week … Continue reading

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Comedy of Errors – just go with it

School bus drivers, almost like the postal service, rain, sleet, hail, dark always make it through, unless they don’t, and then everybody knows about it. It’s hard to hide a bus. Herman drove bus for years. He was otherwise a … Continue reading

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1999 – DP Challenge; Buffalo Nickel

Fourteen years ago some icy snow was still on the ground after the melt the week before, not knee-deep like this year, and the birds had started to sing the songs of spring. I was working, working, working; a corporate … Continue reading

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What I love – both exalted and mundane

White, white snow blanketing the earth. Gray , gray clouds building in the sky. Black, black crows cawing the coming Spring. Brown, brown dash of churning legs fly. Deep, deep breath inhaling the heavens. Wide, wide thoughts of life going … Continue reading

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The cat on changes

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Saturday morning thoughts – out the window

Looking out on an otherwise unremarkable view, or maybe it is remarkable if you’re not used to seeing a field and a treeline out your window, there is a 300 foot tower, looming over the landscape with a strobe light … Continue reading

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Where are we now – DP Challenge 1000

“Thank God, there you are! I was worried when you took so long to show up,” I scolded softly as he pulled me into an embrace. We were both looking so foreign in the stolen clothing. But now we looked … Continue reading

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