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Close Everest. Close all the damn mountains. [And STOP the idiotic bucket challenge.]

Read it in April, in The Times of 26th April. I have to admit that it is one of the best articles I’ve read.

It’s written by a guy named Giles Coren (@GILESCOREN) and you can read it… 678 more words

Spiritual Community Activism from the Heart

When my brother was shot in the head by two teenage Afro-American teenage heroin addicts on March 13, 1968 during the Civil Rights Movement (both Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were shot while Mike was in a coma) and was saved by an Afro-American brain surgeon, I was sixteen years old.   461 more words

One Man's Trash

One last post. I’ve had ideas for posts ever since I stopped posting on Tumblr and never got around to posting everything, so consider this night of 4 posts a dump of ideas I’ve had over the past few months. 368 more words


Not your grandfather’s America

There is a lot of talk these days about wealth and income inequality. Two items I heard on NPR’s Here and Now this afternoon drove home just how bad the problem is. 438 more words


A Jingle of Gold (Protest)

a jingle of gold /
crouches behind the chanting – /
stars are deceptions /
and stripes are pine boxes /
in the Masters’ foul hands // 182 more words

Sleep Apnea -- unreasonable testing

U.S. healthcare has gone crazy with testing for sleep apnea!   No wonder:  the standard test for the condition makes sleep specialists $1000 a pop.  Talk about a “hammer”, anyone that snores or is overweight is a “nail”.   249 more words

High Cost