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It’s the End of the World as We Know It

So I'm watching 20/20, and it's a very special edition entitled "Last Days on Earth."  Oh, how light and uplifting this is.Some of the theories have been quite amusing, incredibly unlikely, and a bit scary to even consider :  gamma-ray bursts, pandemics, nuclear weapons, black holes, super intelligent computers, asteroids, and more. The one that… Continue reading It’s the End of the World as We Know It

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The Black Dahlia

So, I'm watching the Emmy Awards.  I'm watching them even though I find them boring.  I always find awards shows boring.  Though I did find it quite sad to see Dick Clark still struggling so much after his stroke, and the Aaron Spelling tribute and the In Memoriam segment made me a bit sad.  Those… Continue reading The Black Dahlia

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Good Thoughts Requested

My twelve year old niece has staph infection...Wednesday, she went in for her tetanus booster and came out with the expected stiff and sore arm.  Yesterday, I was over at her house, and she was complaining about how bad her arm was hurting her.  I recalled my tetanus booster, and remembered that my arm ached… Continue reading Good Thoughts Requested

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The Family of the Sun*

I am sad that Pluto will no longer be considered one of the planets in our Solar System.  I'm not sure why this makes me sad, but it just seems so wrong to demote a planet.  Now, there are several people that I would agree need to be demoted, but not poor, innocent Pluto. I… Continue reading The Family of the Sun*