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The Pearls, The Irony

It’s hard not to be aware of the recent “pearl incident” at the State House. State Rep David Meuse does a good job in explaining it in his OpEd, which just reappeared on my timeline: https://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20190310/committee-members-should-not-don-partisan-symbols Rep. Meuse got it right:… Continue Reading →

Poverty in Rockingham County

Rockingham County has the highest estimated annual median household income at approximately $85,600. In 2017, an individual less than 65 years old and earning less than $12,752 was in poverty, as was a family of three with one child earning… Continue Reading →

Put a Woman in Charge!

I had not heard this song until this evening, when a new friend sent it to me, and suggested that I make it mine. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Bonnie   [Verse 1: Keb’ Mo’]… Continue Reading →

What’s happening to the bugs, fish, frogs and us?

Where are the bugs? Scientists are reporting that Insects around the world are in a crisis, as a number of long-term studies showing dramatic declines in their population. Insect-eating animals are also in decline. Scientist Stephanie Seneff says, “Very grim news… Continue Reading →

Seniors, ServiceLink and the State Plan on Aging

NH has one of the oldest median age populations in the country, second only to Maine. At our current rate, we are expected to exceed Maine within the next five years. A little over two years ago, I wrote about… Continue Reading →

Peace Day

Friday, September 21, 2018: International Day of Peace (United Nations) Every year since 2013, on September 21, we recognize the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace across the globe. The day is dedicated to peace education, the key to reducing war, and is… Continue Reading →

MisLEAD: America’s Secret Epidemic

Lead Poisoning: “1 in 3 children is impacted by this environmental illness- 22,000,000 U.S. children today, but chances are they’ve never even tested your child. It conservatively costs the U.S. $100 billion annually, however a carefully crafted political campaign has… Continue Reading →

Opioid Northwood 2

Having found no one to take me up on my suggestion of a carpool, my poor husband was one again dragged off (protesting only mildly) to join me in tonight’s presentation, The Opioid Crisis: How did it happen, how do we deal… Continue Reading →

Tommy’s Birthday Wish

I have known Tommy for about five years. I watched him grow from an awkward pre-teen to an articulate young man. I have seen his family struggle with health issues, accidents, injuries, and death of close family members. I’ve seen… Continue Reading →

Kisielice, Renewable Energy and Veto Day

“The town of Kisielice in Poland is 100 percent powered by renewable energy sourced from wind and biomass. In recognition of its achievement, the town has just been awarded a European Commission ManagEnergy Award 2014 in the self-sufficiency category. The… Continue Reading →

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