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Book Review: Atomic Farmgirl

Atomic Farmgirl Hein, Teri Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO, 2000 This was a bargain shelf find at Hastings in Waco and an excellent one at that.  The basic story is a memoir of a girlhood spent growing up on a farm … Continue reading

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Book Review: Animal Dreams

Animal Dreams Kingsolver, Barbara Harper, 1990 An impressively vivid account of the social and environmental issues in the late 1980s from the perspective of a bright woman who just doesn’t fit into the mold anyone tries to make for her.  … Continue reading

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An Adventure in Basic American Healthcare

A few months ago I noticed a small red area on one of my legs.  It was about as big as my thumbnail, was painless, didn’t itch, and otherwise was fairly easily forgotten about if I didn’t look at it.  … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son Returns – An American Tragedy

Note: Over the past several years I have had several occurrences to see how eldercare and family dynamics intermix during both the caregiving and estate distribution phases. My direct experience has been very positive, with extended families coming together with … Continue reading

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