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Strange Gods, New Medicine

Strange Gods, New Medicine   Tuesday, 13 December 2016

It’s a full Moon; Sun and Moon are on opposites sides of the chart, and as the Sun sets, the Moon rises.   804 more words


Your Weekend Dose -- December 10-11, 2016

Do the holidays make you feel overwhelmed?

I mean there is all the planning, the gift buying, and the people to visit.

It’s a never-ending list of celebratory activities that leave many frustrated and it gets worse as the Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) deadline gets near. 272 more words

Your Daily Dose

Friendship 7

John Glenn said as he crossed earth’s line:
At Zero G and I feel fine.

© Chagall 2016


Mercury findings raise questions about Prineville land deal

Environmental assessment shows mercury in eight out of 49 samples

Mercury left over from cinnabar mining in the 1940s has raised questions about whether the city of Prineville will move forward with a $1.2 million land purchase near Barnes Butte. 51 more words

Bend Bulletin

Astrology PSA: What Does a Retrograde Planet Mean for You?

You’ve heard about Planets going retrograde, right? Even non-astrologers like to reference upcoming retrograde events, and usually in fairly ominous fashion…

Retrograde periods are not necessarily just horrible intervals to be waited out in the storm-cellar, though. 200 more words

A reluctant hero: John Glenn

With John Glenn’s death yesterday, all seven of the original Mercury astronauts are now deceased. The Mercury program began in 1961 and ended when I was two years old in 1963. 473 more words


John Glenn, last of the Mercury 7 - rest in peace

At the age of 95, John Glenn has passed away.

You almost certainly know his name; John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth, a hard-working and principled man who already had an impressive career before NASA selected him for its first astronaut class, the Mercury Seven.   461 more words