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Beyond Our Means

Let’s face it – we Americans have spent too much money and lived beyond our means. Now it’s crunch time – Wall Street doesn’t look good. Homes are in foreclosure all over the country (but wait – the government might just bail you out!). Banks – even historic institutions – are holding fire sales. Everybody’s holding onto their hats and …

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Possible vindication on our well water

I am slowly climbing back up out of the pit of feeling LOUSY all the time and into health. I still think I have an active infection, and I’m still dizzy and my ears still hurt. But I suddenly have energy that I didn’t have two weeks ago. It might be because I’m taking vitamin D supplements (4000 IU daily) …

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Ten Random Thoughts

I’m laying here in bed because the vertigo is so bad that I wound up on the floor (I had this compulsion to wash the dishes. It passed. Quickly.) So. Ten Random Thoughts. #1 – How did I live before I got a laptop computer? Why do they even still make desktops? #2 – I have perhaps the laziest dogs …

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My new doctor is one SMART cookie.

I went back to the doc yesterday because the first antibiotic wasn’t helping, and she’s tentatively diagnosed me with a resistant form of strep. Kick up the antibiotics and add steroids (uck). Making matters worse, the infection seems to have moved to my inner ear because I’ve got terrible vertigo. I spent most of yesterday in bed. But the doc …

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Air Purifier

I’m thinking about buying an air purifier. My criteria: #1 – that it not smell of burning wires or “ozone”. My in-laws had an air purifier. It worked REALLY well on odors (something of concern in their house, as Ken’s brothers quite literally live in beds in their living room. they’ve got Muscular Dystrophy and can’t move and have ventilators). …

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