Tag: Gray Nomad
September 21, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Ducking under the eye of hurricane Irma. • A terrifying night crouching in a bathroom. • Avoiding looters and robbers. • The islanders on St Maarten have lost everything. • Things are not okay, and the oceans are angry.
Just to clarify: this group of three blogs (Part 3 still … More “Climate change: Part 2. Unable to escape hurricane Irma”
September 16, 2017
Just to clarify: this blog and (I hope) the next one will center on Science … More “Climate change: Part 1”
August 25, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Feelings of uselessness, worthlessness, and depression. • Dr Hogsett’s take on this. • Some valuable solutions. • John and an immigrant. • Breaking news: test for clinical depression • Staci’s FitBit.
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of three things: (1) Inspiration and Hope, or (2) … More “Depressed or not”
August 17, 2017
I RAN ACROSS THIS LIST OF STRESS-BUSTERS IN AN AMOCO MAGAZINE. My old company Amoco merged with BP in 1998, so this list may be 20 years old, or more. However, it struck me as a very sensible approach to reduce stress, and all the items seem attainable for most people.
I scored 5½ out … More “Eight actions to reduce stress”
August 8, 2017
On Sunday I awoke to a news story that a tornado had hit Tulsa, Oklahoma. This was about one week after the Edmond Earthquakes. It reminds us that Oklahoma is a dangerous state (about which I have written before).
First of all, when I moved to Tulsa in 1973, I was told tornadoes never hit … More “The Tulsa Tornado of 6 August 2017”
August 5, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A series of earthquakes in Edmond yesterday. • The stats on these earthquakes. • Are earthquakes declining in Oklahoma? • Other pockets of induced earthquakes in the USA.
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of three things: (1) Inspiration and Hope, or (2) Science and Energy, … More “The Edmond Earthquakes”
August 1, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Video of the song Lean On Me (3 mins). • We all need hope. • Hope can come to us from other people. • We can do something tangible to help another person. • Hot new kind of jewelry
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of … More “Lean on me ~ a song of hope”
July 21, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Video of spectacular mating dance of bird-of-paradise (4 mins). • Four different groups of feathers are involved in this amazing display. • Implications of this wondrous design for evolution and God.
THE BIRD-OF-PARADISE IS FAMOUS FOR ITS MALE COURTING DANCE. But you have to see it to believe it, and … More “See the fantastic bird-of-paradise mating dance”
June 27, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Immobilizing back pain. • The Laser Spine experience. • The surgeon. • A nasty diagnosis. • Where is the finish line?
BACKGROUND. This is Part 3 of a long story about hopes built and crushed. This is a story of one woman’s faith and enduring persistence through a debilitating health … More “Hope for immobilizing back pain: how Mary got her life back. Part 3 of 3.”