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I Like Your Ponytail, A Story About CommitmentI Like Your Ponytail, A Story About Commitment

“I like your ponytail.” I said in a playful manner. “Ponytail?” he repeated in a thick French accent. There and then began the most extraordinary odyssey of my life.…

Avoid 90% of the Pesticides in Food, by Avoiding 12 Foods

Why should you care about pesticides in your food?For starters there may be as many as twenty pesticides on a single piece of fruit you eat.…

My HeroMy Hero

Dear Mrs. Black,It was January 1967 when this 11 year-old, frightened, little Israeli girl walked into your classroom for the first time. I had only arrived in the country two weeks before.…

We Are Sexual BeingsWe Are Sexual Beings

With sex all around us, oozing out of our televisions, theaters, magazines, fashion, on the streets, one would think we are the most sexually informed, open and comfortable nation on the planet.”…

The Banking ImplosionThe Banking Implosion

I’m sure by now you all have noticed the ongoing meltdown in the mortgage industry. The cause of this whole mess is a little bit complicated, rooted in both the structure of the mortgage industry, and human nature. I’ll try to explain both factors here in layman’s terms.…

Breaking old habits; Creating new Ones

We are mostly habitual beings. Webster defines habit as an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary.…

Life is Poetry

  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry
  • Life is Poetry


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Common Chemicals Are Linked to Breast Cancer

More than 200 chemicals including industrial solvents, pesticides, dyes, gasoline and diesel exhaust, cosmetics ingredients, hormones, pharmaceuticals and a chemical in chlorinated drinking water cause breast cancer in animal tests, according to a compilation of scientific reports published today by the American Cancer Society. There is a growing body of evidence linking environmental contaminants to breast cancer, the leading killer of U.S. women in their late 30s to early 50s. Researchers concluded that reducing exposure to the compounds could prevent many women from developing the disease.  read more »

Slowing a Tide of Pollutants

Runoff from cities is the fastest growing source of pollution to our rivers, lakes and oceans and is harming the habitat of fish, coral and marine mammals. Santa Monica California has demonstrated alternatives to this pollution with an innovative plant that recycles polluted runoff from its streets, avoiding impacting its coastal waters. The city also requires new construction to limit the amount of concrete and asphalt that stops rainwater from penetrating the ground and causes it to run off into the surrounding water bodies impacting their water quality.  read more »