Monthly Archives: October 2010

Dear President Obama …


Dear Mr. President, here’s the deal as I see it:  Most of the country – and I know I –  voted for you to *change* the course from an America that was too fueled by anger and intolerance and too … Continue reading

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Top TV Salaries – WoW!


Here, from TV Guide, are salaries for many TV stars: The top earners, by category: Drama (per episode) Hugh Laurie (House) $400,000+ Christopher Meloni & Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU) $395,000 (each) David Caruso (CSI: Miami) $375,000 Marg Helgenberger (CSI) … Continue reading

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Day 180 of the Davies’ Happy Meal Project


Day 180, 2010 Sally Davies Happy Meal Project Originally uploaded by sally davies photo Sally Davies took pictures of a MacDonald’s burger and fries for 6 months. Most viewing these, and I’m guessing Sally, would suggest this shows something about … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism


Medical Tourism – where folks travel to other countries to obtain medical care  – has always intrigued me both as an economic and travel subject.    I’ve generally heard glowing reports about folks who have travelled to Thailand for procedures … Continue reading

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History of the Oregon Coast


* Note below why part of this post is NOT about “History of the Oregon Coast”. We’ve got a brief treatment of “History of the Oregon Coast” over at the site Oregon Coast Travel. Here is that History of the … Continue reading

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