Category Archives: USA

Opioids, To Take Or Not To Take

I  am slowly typing one-handed, Three weeks today,  I  had an unexpected hard fall on a concrete floor resulting in a broken arm. I finally had surgery five days later after agony with every move. To give you  the intensity … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth Adirondacks

  Spanning more than six million acres with over 100 welcoming communities, the Adirondack Region is home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48. Like a patchwork quilt, the Adirondacks are made up of twelve distinct regional … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945 , Hiroshima, Japan was destroyed by the first direct hit of an atomic bomb on a city.  Hersey tells what happened that day. “Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document, has … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman, A Film

Who doesn’t love Hugh Jackman?  He plays the character of P T Barnum who once said, ” There is a sucker born every minute. ” That quirky side of Barnum is not really addressed in his making people happy by … Continue reading

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Coins Left at a Departed Soldier’s Grave

Mementos have been found  for the dead  left by the living since the  earliest graves were discovered.  From the simplest graves of the masses  to the  those for kings, items are left for use in the afterlife such a pottery, … Continue reading

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Will Indian Immigration to the United States Increase?

Indian Immigrants in the United States AUGUST 31, 201 SPOTLIGHT By Jie Zong and Jeanne Batalova A college student applies henna, the Indian tradition of painting elaborate designs on the skin. (Photo: University of Illinois Springfield) Immigrants from India first … Continue reading

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LBJ, a Film

LBJ, Lyndon Barnes Johnson was  a bigger than life  Texas politician who was a major national player during the turbulent 60’s. Woody Harrelson played this challenging role and very well indeed. Johnson  became very visible when President Kennedy chose him … Continue reading

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