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I hate depression

This is my fourth go-around with it, and it started with a major medication switch.  Now I’m on a combination of Latuda, clonazepam and bupropion, aka Wellbutrin.  That’s been three weeks and a couple  of days.  Waiting for the last-named … Continue reading

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July 26, 2015

I’m close to retirement and have decided to turn my full-time-business-plan into a part-time one.  For starters, my arthritic left knee demands babying, so I do exercises and therapy and can’t walk as much as I like.  Second, I’m about … Continue reading

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SCCOP 2015 Annual Meeting AND Annual Faculty Speaker Event ALL-IN-ONE!!

Originally posted on The Smith College Club of Philadelphia:
Don’t forget to RSVP by April 15th for the Annual Smith College Club of Philadelphia Meeting! This year, the meeting is followed by our Annual Faculty Speaker Event with Dr. Frazer…

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There but for the grace of God…

A little while ago, while it was still 11 August in Philadelphia, I learned that Robin Williams had died.  Found in his home, the report said, unconscious and not breathing.  Likely cause of death: suicide, asphyxsia.  Age:63. Any good person’s … Continue reading

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That second amendment

I recently heard (no, I don’t remember which scholar said it, nor on which PBS program, but I will check) that the second amendment to our Constitution’s Bill of Rights, the one about keeping and bearing arms, was heavily inspired … Continue reading

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Thoughts on discrimination

A few words on discrimination, in the sense of the legitimized separation of one population group (or a member or members of that group) from others, based on the view that the former is inferior to the latter and therefore … Continue reading

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Those high cheekbones

I’ve gotten a message from someone else who’s had a Family Tree DNA test.  He’s a distant cousin of mine, it seems, and among his ancestors are people from an ethnic group called Lumbee.  I wondered…African?  No.  Native American, from … Continue reading

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