05 April 2011 ~ 3 Comments

My “local” grocery store is 2.2 miles away, or 4.5+ hours round trip by foot

According to Google Maps, I can hop in my car and get to a nice Homeland Supermarket in 8 minutes. Lucky me. Not all my neighbors are that fortunate, and I got a real clear picture of that last Friday. Getting ready for fundraiser on Saturday, on Friday, which was April 1, I headed for the printer and at pretty… Read the rest

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20 July 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Understanding and treating the hidden wounds of war

Documentary video explores the hidden wounds of war Date: Wednesday, 7/21 Time: 6:30 pm Place: Joy Mennonite Church, 504 NE 16th, OKC The Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Oklahoma GI Rights Hotline invite you to a screening of the film “PTSD: Invisible Wounds of War” on Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 pm at Joy Mennonite Church in Oklahoma [...]

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29 January 2009 ~ Comments Off

Stimulating family planning

There is a great op-ed, Counting Out Women, by Melissa McEwan published today in the Guardian (UK) about Chris Matthews and the general idiocy in the US media (not to mention a huge hunk of the blogosphere) about some parts of the original economic stimulus package, in which she specifically addresses the segment from Hardball that I posted about Read the rest

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