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Vaccinations prevent children’s deaths

I am troubled by the growing sentiment in the US against having children vaccinated.  There are some who believe that vaccinations are linked with autism.  I don’t find the evidence of this convincing myself, but even if such a belief … Continue reading

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Rough Roads and Smooth

We took a road trip, my husband and I, driving from Ithaca, New York to Lovingston, Virginia.  It’s a 9 hour trip, driving through parts of five states:  New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia.  A pretty drive, the … Continue reading

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The Coming of Fall (and the US Presidential Election) 2012

Last week, I began noticing a few trees with leaves of red or gold, though the countryside still looked green.  But each day since, I have been paying special attention to the panorama as I drive here and there with … Continue reading

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On Adjusting to Aging in America

In 2006, at the age of 62, I made an arrangement with my full time employer (in Indonesia) to go onto a 3/4 time arrangement.  My thinking was that this would help allow me to adjust to eventual retirement more … Continue reading

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