Monthly Archives: May 2012

In Search of a Cure-All

One of my hobbies is genealogy research. In looking through old newspapers I can’t help but get a kick out of the advertisements that I encounter. In the mid to late 1800s the papers were filled with write-ups for concoctions that … Continue reading

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The Champion Picker

My Dad likes to tell the story of how as a kid he was once the champion cherry picker in his hometown of Ransomville, NY.  He states that he developed a technique of holding himself in the tree with one … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser

During my studies for my degree in psychology, one of my assignments was to interview a counseling practitioner, in other words, someone who has been out in the field for a while.  I asked this professional what she felt was … Continue reading

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