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Recession Effects: Father Contemplates Suicide
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Since last autumn, all Americans have had the dubious pleasure of watching our so-called leaders orate and posture about the United States recession [or depression?] They seem to have no notion of the recession effects they’re causing those of us out here in the normal world. A case in point – the email copied below. […]

How Baby Boomers Can Digitize Their Old Vinyl Records
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Many members of the baby boomer population have old vinyl records stored in the attic, records that we can’t bear to throw away. After all, who can replace Elvis, Chuck Berry or Fats Domino? But time has a way of marching on whether we like it or not and music is no exception. So how […]

Mindfulness Training: Increasing The Power Of Your Mind
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There is nothing – NOTHING – more powerful for the human being than mindfulness training. Mindfulness exercises gently lead us to a state of inner silence and peace which is infinitely powerful and clear. In the west we have the curious delusion that ‘those people who meditate’ – like monks in orange robes, for instance […]

Recipe For Minestrone Soup: Inviting Jack Frost Back To The Southland
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7 Ways To Save Money In This Recession/Depression
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Yeah, we are definitely in a recession/depression so here are seven ways to save money than really don’t hurt. It’s not like you have to give up much of anything to possibly save significant dollars. Very cool indeed. Save Money Buying Clothing: If you need to buy some clothing (or just WANT to! :-) timing […]

The Matrix Explains Life: Red Pill Or The Blue Pill?
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In my favorite movie, The Matrix Part 1 [Part 2 & 3 were … well, dreadful] Neo is asked by Morpheus: “You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe … whatever you want to. You take the red pill, and stay in Wonderland, and I show you […]

Living Debt Free: “Debt Cures They Don’t Want You To Know About”
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Living debt free is a highly desirable, although not always practical, goal. In today’s worsening economy, debt doesn’t just keep us living paycheck to paycheck, it can become a disaster, a future nuclear bomb to household budgeting. And Kevin Trudeau, in his latest blockbuster (he hopes), Debt Cures They Don’t Want You To Know About, […]