Tag Archives: KQED

When There Is No Family

I was inspired to write this post this morning when I heard Michael Krasny’s interview of the Reverend Glenda Hope on Forum.  She is retiring to “dance with God” after 40 years of ministering to the poor and the troubled … Continue reading

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Bilton’s Rule

Since my post last November about the F.A.A. Lifting the ban on smart devices during take-off or landing, the issue to cell phone use has come up again and again. Yesterday, at KQED’s Forum, Dave Iverson interviewed Nick Bilton, Tech … Continue reading

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On Addictions

I was having friendly banter with djmatticus on his January 5, 2013 post about his harrowing ordeal with the now infamous NyQuil and the resultant monster-chasing nightmares. I concluded he’s no junkie but he countered that this may not necessarily … Continue reading

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Motherhood And Its Controversies

As everyone knows, this weekend is Mother’s Day.  Our daughter has decided to make brunch on Sunday morning. I’ve been greeted by some staff at work through the week. Mother’s day is a few days earlier in Mexico, it appears. … Continue reading

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