Monthly Archives: June 2012

JAVA


Java is a completely different island than Bali, much more modern  in some ways and much more representative as an everyday reflection of Indonesian culture. The Muslim religion is dominant, although the old Hindu and Buddhist temples are preserved and visited by many,  especially foreigners, and are … Continue reading

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Bali


I long for warmer climes and sun, with the weather being unreliable and rainy in Kelowna this spring. This post will be about tropical heat and beautiful, lush growth, cooling off in the pool as the ocean water is too … Continue reading

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WHO IS KILLING THE WOMEN OF JUAREZ?


The above movie illustrates the issues that are discussed in the article below that I copied from the website of Dr. Clas of Harvard University. Although it is not a brand new article (2008), the issue of murdering women is … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Get Along?


Can’t we all get along? We’re all stuck here for a while: Rodney King in Los Angelos, 1992:  (CBC podcast May 31, interview Mary Hynes with social psychologist Jonathan Haidt). The question of how it might feel to be a member … Continue reading

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GETTING OLD SUCKS AND EXERCISE


GETTING OLD SUCKS — EXERCISE! You didn’t know yet that getting old sucks? I do, getting old sucks in more than one way. Not even that the effects on my own body are that earth shattering, but my friends are … Continue reading

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YOUR REVIEWS NEEDED


Hi  friends, Forgive me for my direct plea and this post that is unabashedly about my novel today. I need reviews of my E book ON THIN ICE and am asking for help advertising it. Would you be interested in … Continue reading

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