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From a “green flash” to comments on a couple of S-A stories

September 2nd, 2015 · 16 Comments

We learned something this morning. It was very clear, with almost no visible clouds. Seconds before this photo was taken, as the sun just began to clear the edge of Koko Crater, there was a clearly visible sliver of a green flash. For a fraction of a second, it clung to the visual edge of […]

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Tags: Health · Media

UH administration pressed to improve responses to student deaths

August 27th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Susan Schultz, a professor of English and editor at Tinfish Press, has created a petition pushing the University of Hawaii at Manoa administration to improve their handling of student deaths. The petition will be closed on Monday and the signatures forwarded to the Board of Regents, so please review the petition and her background links, […]

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Tags: Education · Health

A defense of Planned Parenthood by the respected New England Journal of Medicine

August 18th, 2015 · 4 Comments

The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial last week strongly supporting Planned Parenthood, which is again being attacked by the conservative Republican right wing (“Planned Parenthood at Risk“). Here’s the lead paragraph: Planned Parenthood is under attack — again. This time, a campaign of misinformation about the retrieval of fetal tissue used in […]

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Tags: Health · Politics

Feline Friday: Duke’s recovery leads the week in cats

August 7th, 2015 · No Comments

I tried to talk to Duke about what kind of image this little bit of cat yoga projects, but he didn’t want to talk about it. He was probably thinking, “When he ties himself up like this, then we can talk.” Anyway, it’s almost a week since Duke’s collapse, and he seems to be doing […]

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Tags: Cats · Health · Photographs

Answering questions about Mr. Duke

August 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Several of you have asked questions or made suggestions about Mr. Duke’s medications. I should say that we’re extremely lucky that Duke, who normally has a very easy going disposition, is the one being subjected to the pills, pokes, and shots. I would have no chance at all with Toby, who goes wild when I […]

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Tags: Cats · Health