Winds of Change

Reading John Fowles’ The Magus many years back, I fell under the swoon of a romancing wind. In the book, Fowles describes the azure panorama of the Adriatic and the summer wind that sweeps the seas of Greece, the meltemi. That was the first time I learned that winds have names and, […]

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Modern Medicine:

Mull this over: 85 percent of the world population depends on plants for medicine.1 By a vast majority, most people in the world have never, ever seen a conventional Western doctor or taken conventional medicine or prescription drugs. Yet the population of the world continues to explode. When I typed that period […]

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Ten Years After:

Baxter Arena, April 8 & 9. Drive down Dodge Street any day of the week. Read the billboards stretching from the Elkhorn River east to the Missouri. You’ll learn who to call with a sick child, what hospital has the most celebrated heart doctors, which medical group can smooth your cheeks, plump […]

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Global Warming Hoax

The media is full of accusations on just about everything these days. Though I despise labels and quantification, even the most jaded observer would have to agree that the majority of targets for vilification are so-called conservatives, Republicans, Trump supporters or anyone on the right side of the political spectrum. […]

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