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Harriet becomes a druggie

March 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Harriet and I made a trip to VCA in Kaneohe yesterday. She’s started chewing on her rear end–the fur backs of her legs, the back of her tail, and on her tummmy has been mostly licked off. Time to have one of VCA’s excellent vets take a look. The result–no obvious physical cause was found. […]

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Tags: Cats · Health

A Big Wind project shot down in Maine, and other recent investigative reporting

March 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments

When I sought medical advice over the weekend looking for relief from a nagging cough that followed me back from our recent visit to winter in Philadelphia, the doctor asked if I needed “a letter for work.” I laughed and declined, figuring I don’t have anyone to give such a letter to. I probably should […]

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Tags: Energy · environment · Health · Media · Politics

Five months and counting since that dog day on the beach

February 20th, 2014 · 8 Comments

It’s been five months since I intervened in a dog attack on the beach in Kaaawa, a move which led to an emergency room visit, a “partial amputation,” and an involuntarily shortened index finger on my right hand (see “Not just another day at the beach“). In the interim, Small dog–the one that was attacked–has […]

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Tags: Dogs · Health

Back from the abyss

February 12th, 2014 · 18 Comments

We’re back! Thanks to everyone who left comments or emailed in response to yesterday’s short post. My brief adventure in medical land ended (at least for now) when Queen’s let me escape about 1 p.m. yesterday. The long and short of it is that despite experiencing a combination of symptoms that could be mistaken for […]

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Tags: Health

Oceanographer debunks wildest Fukushima radiation fears

December 30th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Here’s a recent blog post from Deep Sea News debunking the most alarmist predictions of the dangers posed to Hawaii and the West Coast of the U.S. from radiation released from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster (“True facts about Ocean Radiation and the Fukushima Disaster“). The post is written by Kim Martini, a physical […]

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Tags: environment · Health