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The Wall: An Aging Yogini Reflects on Music, Meditation, Money and Mortality
I painted this picture in 1977, when I was 14 years old.  It was based on one of my favorite songs, " The Wall" by Kansas .  The painting had been packed away in a cardboard tube for years, all but forgotten, until "coincidentally" it was rediscovered last ...

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I posted on Facebook the other day regarding my dismay over President-Elect Trump’s choice of advisors and cabinet members.  My objections included, first of all, that he has chosen many of the same men whom he ran against, and beat, in the Primary!  Republ...

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The Unfriendly Fallout from the 2016 Election
I’m still a little stunned in the wake of Mr. Trump’s rather unexpected election as President of the United States.  During the campaign he said that the polls, which overwhelmingly predicted an easy victory for Ms. Clinton, were wrong.  He was correct.  Wh...

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I'm Done
Lately I've had an intense, Down the Rabbit Hole/ Twilight Zone feeling, an increasing sense of unreality/ insanity as to what is happening in our country and the world, I think I am coming to kind of a crossroads or the end of a cycle in my life. As discus...

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Putting Yourself in Their Shoes
In a previous post I stated that every time I think I've said everything I could possibly say about the abortion debate, something else comes up that I feel I must address.  I had a conversation recently that took a very interesting turn. This friendly conv...

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The Wall: An Aging Yogini Reflects on Music, Meditation, Money and Mortality
I painted this picture in 1977, when I was 14 years old.  It was based on one of my favorite songs, " The Wall" by Kansas .  The painting had been packed away in a cardboard tube for years, all but forgotten, until "coincidentally" it was rediscovered last ...

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Is Psychology a Science?
I was recently involved in a conversation on Facebook where we entertained a suspected diagnosis of "narcissistic personality disorder" on the part of one of the presidential candidates (I will leave it to your imagination as to the identity of the candidat...

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Caring about The Wrong Things
In the midst of election madness, politics can bring out the ugly in people, even turning friends and family members against each other.  I experienced this in a rather peculiar manner recently when I posted a positive comment on my friend's Facebook wall a...

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Libertarians and Lifeguards
My friend  Mark Sandlin  posted this very amusing cartoon in a Facebook discussion about (so-called) "Libertarians" being selfish and uncaring. The Tea Party/ GOP poseur "Libertarians," perhaps. I've previously discussed in my blog how the GOP has hijacked ...

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My Experience with Disability
I have blogged before about my ongoing struggle to make a living while having CFIDS, for which my SSDI claim was in the initial phase of being approved in California and subsequently denied when I moved to Florida.  People often ask, "How could that happen?...
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