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SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

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Aging, General

 3 records found

A Word about Modernity by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 7, 2010)
I remember living without TV…
Topics: Change Media Popular Culture Science & Technology Trends

Geeks by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 22, 2009)
When I think of geeks today, I think of computer experts. But years ago…
Topics: History Language, Meaning Science & Technology

Goofing Up and Ungoofing by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 1, 2007)
If yo'uve lived fifty-five, or even seventy-seven years or more, you probably are aware how easy it is to goof up and how tough it is to ungoof (my spell-checker didn't know that word but it works).…
Topics: Change Science & Technology


Disaster

 1 record found

The News According to BP by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 6, 2010)
That oil leak speaks volumes about human depravity…
Topics: Current Events, News Nature Science & Technology Trouble


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 2 records found

A Solar Eclipse for the Ages by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 20, 2017)
Look up! Your redemption draweth nigh!…
Topics: Beliefs God Jesus Predictions & Forecasts Religion Science & Technology


Modern Religion by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 9, 2017)
Finding God or making God in our image?…
Topics: Change Faith God Religion Science & Technology Technology



General

 4 records found

Unintended Consequences - Part 1 by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 6, 2015)
A personal experience leads to thoughts about unintended consequences (part 1 looks at making matters worse)
Topics: Government Nature Planning Science & Technology


Unintended Consequences - Part 2 by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 6, 2015)
A personal experience leads to thoughts about unintended consequences (part 2 looks at unexpected benefits, causes, and tips)
Topics: Government Planning Science & Technology


What If? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 21, 2012)
A small booklet ended up on my desk. It sat there, staring at me until I opened it. The title? What if It's True? …
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Education Memories Science & Technology

The Halves and the Halve-Nots by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 27, 2008)
Why splitting hares can drive you bugs…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Science & Technology


Health & Wellness

 2 records found

A Paradigm Collapses by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   November 11, 2017)
Lessons from three decades of the Low-Fat Revolution…
Topics: Change Food & Nuitrition Research Science & Technology Statistics Technology


18 or 21? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 10, 2016)
Age or prohibition? . .. two approaches to cancer and smoking…
Topics: Health Care News Politics Science & Technology Social Issues Wellness



History

 3 records found

One Small Step by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 20, 2019)
Contemplating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon…
Topics: God History Hopes & Dreams Science & Technology


A Giant Leap Remembered by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 2, 2012)
One final step for Neil Armstrong…
Topics: History Science & Technology Tribute, Testimony

Love's Eagle Has Landed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 19, 2009)
Spiritual reflections on a historic milestone…
Topics: Faith History Science & Technology


Holidays

 1 record found

Poor Ol' Santa by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 12, 2010)
Just when Santa Claus will modernize no one knows, and if they know, they aren't telling…
Topics: Christmas Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Holidays Holiday Season Science & Technology


Nature

 1 record found

Imagine . . . then Consider by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 15, 2015)
Imagine how the world we live in could have been, and then consider the wonders that are there…
Topics: God Nature Religion Science & Technology



News & Current Events

 4 records found

Time's Man, Facebook's Face by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 19, 2010)
A poetic profile of Mark Zuckerberg…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Computers (and other Digital devices) Current Events, News Science & Technology Social Media Tribute, Testimony

A Jumbo Shrimp Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 23, 2010)
Beware of greasy seafood in the Gulf…
Topics: Nature Safety Science & Technology

An In-Sider by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 18, 2008)
We have all been concerned about global warming (and cooling) as well as pollution of our water, land and sky (air). But I was brought closer to this reality in a roundabout, rather strange way…
Topics: Change Conservation & Environement Science & Technology

Cloning by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 16, 2008)
Recent news indicated that a woman who lost her beloved cat after 17 years had it cloned…
Topics: Ethics & Morality Science & Technology


Relationships

 2 records found

Communication by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 5, 2015)
As a jolly ol' senior, thirteen years shy of a century, there are ways of communicating I don't do…
Topics: Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Science & Technology Social Media


Is Letter Writing Passe? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 11, 2007)
Are there better ways?…
Topics: Change Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Science & Technology Trends


Technology

 15 records found

Look Who Just Turned Fifteen by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 9, 2019)
Mark Zuckerberg's baby is growing up…
Topics: Communication Internet News Popular Culture Relationships Science & Technology Social Media Social Movements Technology


Superhuman by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 19, 2018)
Facing 'the Life Issue'…
Topics: News Predictions & Forecasts Science & Technology Technology Values


Eulogizing the Orchardist by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 9, 2011)
Remembering Steve Jobs and his amazing apple crop…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Leadership Science & Technology Tribute, Testimony

Texting by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 26, 2011)
There is a lot of talk about “texting” today. Some of us ol' timers hardly fathom what texting is.…
Topics: Change Computers (and other Digital devices) Science & Technology

Computer Savvy by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 27, 2011)
The older I get, the more I realize how little I know because there is so much to know…
Topics: Computers (and other Digital devices) Knowledge Learning Science & Technology

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