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Cassandra and Lessons From the Great Depression

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https://pixabay.com/en/waves-sea-sky-clouds-storm-beach-3975256/ Sometimes I feel considerable affinity for Cassandra. Remember her? Ancient Greece, Trojan War, daughter of Priam and Hecuba, cursed to utter true prophecies? Except no one believed them. Considered a madwoman and liar by her family, Cassandra was raped … Continue reading

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What We Eat

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One of the women I work with asked me the other day, “So since you have this big garden and everything, what do you eat?” I figured “Pretty much everything” probably wasn’t the answer she was looking for. Just because … Continue reading

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The Real Normals – High Cholesterol

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I’m an old nurse. Literally. I graduated in 1968. When you spend half a century in the same career, you are uniquely positioned to evaluate the changes that have occurred in the medical field. If you pay attention, you can … Continue reading

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