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Karen Mease
I'm in the Autumn of my life and I'm trying to think of my life as a "vintage wine from a fine old keg".
I'm in the Autumn of my life and I'm trying to think of my life as a "vintage wine from a fine old keg".
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Metric system troubling you? You may find a couple tips to ease the transition.
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How Do You Measure?
            In ancient times,
measurements were made using local standards which varied from one country to
another depending on the person whose biometrics defined what the standard
would be. In Egypt, a cubit was about the distance from the elbow to the
f...
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Sometimes an old dog’s old tricks are more valuable than the new tricks you’re trying to teach it.
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Rube Goldberg Meets William of Ockham
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math; old math? I have no children and I am not in frequent contact with any
parents of school-age children but with what I’ve seen about so-called Common
Core math I see a parallel to Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) who created devices
deliberate...
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Today, comments about Gay Pride seemed appropriate. Comments are welcome.
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Gay Pride
Gay Pride Today is Pride day. This
is the day when people discriminated against by many come together and declare
that they respect themselves and know they deserve to be respected by others.
Who are these people and why are they discriminated against? They...
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The Human Crystal
Gemstones are crystallized minerals. Their esthetic
appeal makes them ideal for jewelry because of their shape, their color or even
the color-change quality exhibited by some of them. Their chemical composition
is the same regardless of their shape or the a...
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Hibernation Is Over:The Old Dinosaur Returns
The past year and a half have brought a series of
events so daunting that I could not overcome the distractions sufficiently to
concentrate on writing. Now, the positives include being on the threshold of
returning to my part time job. This is very good sin...
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