Suddenly Homeless 37: Daring to Hope

homeless

*+-Charley James: Some days I wake up feeling alright, that things will get better; then, within hours, something happens to leave me feeling like my life will never turn around.

The Elderly, Poverty, Alzheimers — And Me!

My mother - Glenda Hooker

*+-Sharon Kyle: Five years ago, if someone were to tell me that the United States treats its elderly like discarded trash I would have ignored them. Today, I’m seeing it with my own eyes. I suspect we’d find quite a few homeless people are homeless because first they had dementia.

Falling For Feldenkrais: A Patient’s Progress

Moshe Feldenkrais

*+-Michael Sigman: For an obsessive swimmer who craves the endorphins, the past two years of failed therapies for a bum shoulder have been a bummer. I’ve been acupunctured, acupressured, cracked, Rolfed, electro-stimulated, nutritionized, lasered, therapized, osteopathed, hypnotized, rheumatologized, cortisoned, massaged, medicated, iced, heated, surgerized and more. Much more.

Fear of Illness

medication

*+-The virus, though, only appears to be as deadly as other yearly viruses as the deaths associated with the new virus are at a minimum. But the fear is now established and people want the vaccine.

Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Governement Spending

*+-“Men…think in herds; …go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses…one by one.” — Charles MackayRepublican Assemblyman Roger Niello‘s recent editorial “Performance Based Budgeting Deserves a Look,” is his bid to appear as a man who has recovered his senses. In it, he reminds us that California’s state budget process is imperfect. The […]