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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Jerk Jerk February 28, 2019

We live, so it seems, in bubbles and behind glass screens.  They may be computer screens, or phone screens, or the windshields of our cars, but no matter what there seems to be something between us and the rest of the world.  We only talk to people who agree with us politically and religiously.  So…

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Candy Grams and Mammograms February 15, 2019

There comes a time in a middle-aged woman’s life when she must bear her breasts to a stranger for smooshing and radiating in the name of health.  I mean, she doesn’t have to have to, but most of us do because it is Standard Operating Procedure for detecting breast cancer.  According to the CDC[1], breast…

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Book Review — Frozen Dinners February 8, 2019

“Frozen Dinners” is a memoir by Elaine Ambrose detailing her experience growing up in Idaho.  Her father, a hard working but difficult man struggled to provide for his family but was determined to do so.  A long-haul trucker, he realized that driving home an empty truck was foolish.  Bringing back new-fangled frozen dinners was his…

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