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Blog 39 - Find your river

Blog 39
I went to a wedding last week, it was my special nephew, Andy and his beautiful partner Amber. Sometimes when couples get together I am sceptical but Andy and Amber are so matched.They are creative, ambitious but they have the feet on the earth. 532 more words

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Giving Thanks in July

And in August, September . . . well . . . you get the idea.

Rejoice always,  pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

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Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds

NEW YORK (AP) — The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig’s disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.

A national search turned up about 12,000 cases. 107 more words


'Ice Bucket Challenge' Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising Tool

PELHAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a way to cool off and raise money.

The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause. 426 more words


Biomarkers identified for Lou Gehrig's disease.

Researchers from the Rita Levi Montalcini Department of Neuroscience have identified blood biomarkers for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  The team identified the blood biomarkers serum albumin and creatinine as being associated with survival in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and state the findings may help define prognosis in patients after they are diagnosed with the fatal neurodegenerative disorder commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease. 498 more words


Rocks in my head

And now, just to keep things interesting, we present…

The Return of


(Translation: I get dizzy when moved certain ways.)

The semicircular canal in one of my ears appears to have some loose particles (“rocks”) … again. 557 more words


Blog -38 - The warm wind of friendship

I am in Dorset after a six hours journey, it was uncomfortable as I haven’t got a bottom! The first night we stayed in a yurt, it had a clear window in the roof, we had a view of the cloudy night, no stars unfortunately but the wood burner kept the atmosphere cosy. 634 more words

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