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3 Reasons Why You Won’t Fall Off the Face of the Earth

February 19th, 2013

Now that I have your attention. Has anyone else noticed that the typical blogging model has defaulted into compiling a list of things: 3 you must know or 5 things you must do?  It seems that so many posts use this format to lure readers.  I have used it myself although I try not to overdo it.  However, […]

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Posted in Ooooo That's Deep!, Queen Ann Soapbox

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The Bradury-Holm Communication Device

February 16th, 2013

How many of you have “invent something” on your bucket list?  Well my friend and former colleague, Carmen Bradbury and I can check this off our lists.  Behold the Bradbury-Holm Communication device. This device was created to address the needs of a patient who had unclear yes-no responses, relying on eye blinks to get her […]

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What Tames Fear?

April 18th, 2012

I resolved to skydive to celebrate my 50th birthday despite being a dedicated fear of heights chicken. On my 45th birthday, I vowed, after jumping off of a 32 foot cliff in Jamaica, that I would skydive next. You can check out my  pre-skydiving blog to confirm that I really was a overcoming a long-standing fear […]

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Posted in This Is Madness, Wagers and other Bad Ideas

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Chickens Can’t Fly But Can They Jump?

February 15th, 2012

True confession. I get dizzy standing on a tall chair. For most of my life, I have had a fear of heights. High dives? If I wasn’t showing off, I wasn’t jumping. My heart still races when I look over the top of an open parking structure. I have steadfastly refused to take a hot […]

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The Perfect Night

October 7th, 2010

I am sitting by the lake on a bench that my parents gave me, now rusted and covered with lichen. Everyone around the lake path knows this bench and it is a landmark. The sky is clear and the moon is barely a sliver so the planets and stars are shining above me with great […]

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