Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 28, 2015

Sun is shining and the deep cold has come to stay, maybe for a week, maybe longer. Although it’s commonly said that the Winter Solstice is the point where the days start to get longer, it’s really at the start … Continue reading

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The Rainbow vs 50 Shades of Grey

I’m bracing myself for the grey wave due to soak us all this Valentine’s Day when the movie opens. A couple of years ago the book was all the talk around my office. Why, I wonder, do smart, competent women … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 24, 2015

Today’s Tarot is the VII of Swords, taking power by unconventional means. Science Times reports that the government of India made an end run around American pharmaceutical company, Gilead, for their new drug, Solvaldi. Gilead can and should make a … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 22, 2015

Try this thought exercise. How many TV shows about doctors can you recall? I can remember all the way back to Dr.Kildare. How many shows about nurses aides- without whose labor the US health care system would collapse? Unsung for … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 20, 2015

Today’s Tarot is from the Major Arcana, VIII Strength. Dedicated to all the forms of strength that hold the world together while violence and selfishness pull us apart. Martin Luther King day gave us a chance to recognize the courage … Continue reading

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Problems in Morality- A Novel Solution to The Heinz Dilemma and Other Stuff

Nurses are required to get continuing education. This month’s class was Ethics. I sat around a table with co-workers debating moral challenges – little white lies, getting extra change at the supermarket, etc. I kept my head down, suppressing an … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 15, 2015

Starlings in Winter by Mary Oliver Chunky and noisy, but with stars in their black feathers, they spring from the telephone wire and instantly they are acrobats in the freezing wind. And now, in the theater of air, they swing … Continue reading

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Selma Comes to Providence

It’s fifty years since two game-changing acts of Congress, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Fifty years is not so long ago, especially when it’s still necessary to march in the streets to … Continue reading

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This is My Body, This is My Blood

One thing about eight years of Catholic school in the 60’s- it was religion in interesting times. Women may remember a scramble to hide our uncovered heads from God, who did not want to look down from Heaven and see … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 9, 2015

Going to the showing of Selma at the Providence Place Mall, 9am tomorrow, in good company.

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