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Susanna Jade (ruminator)

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  • No Woman POTUS, Not This Time
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    No Woman POTUS, Not This Time

    3 weeks ago

    We need a woman POTUS to heal and calm our suffering planet. Not this time. So many gifted women could take on the challenges. Women bear our children and show strength through patience, compassion, sheer grit and determination. Why we resist this strength and power is beyon me. Not Yet, but SOON!

  • The Age of Aquarius is Here Now!
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    The Age of Aquarius is Here Now!

    7 years ago

    Today there is a Full Moon in Cancer December 28, 2012, with the Sun in Capricorn as full moons are always in the opposite sign of the sun, and it’s also the 13th full moon of the year going into 2013. Wow, pretty auspicious. And, the Solstice on...

  • Mother's Day Thoughts and Recollections
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    Mother's Day Thoughts and Recollections

    7 years ago

    Here we are again, 2012 and it has been 10 years since my mom died of a massive stroke after surgery because she was compromised from chemotherapy. She was 83 so in the end she may have died before her time, but if I make it to 83 I will be amazed!!...

  • Essential Oils – Ancient Medicine – More Precious than Gold
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    Essential Oils – Ancient Medicine – More Precious than Gold

    5 years ago

    Yesterday I attended a remarkable presentation by Diania DeCant, a health care practitioner with over 25 years experience in this field. She spent 11 years in nursing working on a medical surgical floor at a major hospital in Albuquerque. She...

  • Bounce for Health; Super Brain Yoga
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    Bounce for Health; Super Brain Yoga

    10 years ago

    I’ve recently learned about two extremely easy and effective workouts. One that strengthens the body and cardiovascular system the other stimulates the brain and increases performance levels in any age child or adult. First “Let’s Bounce!”...

  • Healthy Diet for Children begins in the Womb
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    Healthy Diet for Children begins in the Womb

    10 years ago

    Is it possible to overemphasize the necessity of nourishing and nurturing our children from the time they are growing in the womb until they have completed their physical and mental growth processes? I don’t think so. The formative years,...

  • The Healthiest Diet – Fresh and Blessed – Mindful Eating
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    The Healthiest Diet – Fresh and Blessed – Mindful Eating

    7 years ago

    We’ve all heard of the fad diets that proclaim to reduce our bulging waistline the fastest: The Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, Weightwatchers, Jenny Craig, and so many more. They rely on a range of strategies including reducing carbohydrate...

  • Color Therapy for Everyday Living
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    Color Therapy for Everyday Living

    10 years ago

    Chromotherapy, also known as colorology, cromatherapy, or color therapy, is a form of alternative medicine. Someone trained in this modality will use color and light to help balance a person’s energy field to improve physical, emotional, spiritual...

  • Healing Energy through Healing Touch and Sound Therapy
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    Healing Energy through Healing Touch and Sound Therapy

    10 years ago

    Everything and everyone is made up of atomic particles that dance around nuclei and spin and turn and create vibrations depending on the speed at which these particles travel. This is the physical anatomy of sentient beings and also the atomic...

  • The
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    The "Chi" in Chinese Medicine

    10 years ago

    Qi, pronounced “chi” is the central abiding life force that animates the forms of the world. It is fundamental to the Taoist world-view and inherent in the Chinese language.  It exists at the molecular, atomic and sub-atomic levels of all...

  • Home Remedy to Prevent Flatulence and Aid Digestion
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    Home Remedy to Prevent Flatulence and Aid Digestion

    10 years ago

    Every winter I look forward to making a hot brew of fresh ginger and cinnamon that warms my body and provides wonderful protection against flatulence while aiding digestion, controlling diarrhoea, and stimulating my circulatory system. Plus it is so...

  • The Best Home Remedy for Sinusitis, Colds and Allergies
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    The Best Home Remedy for Sinusitis, Colds and Allergies

    10 years ago

    Allergies and sinus problems can lead to miserable headaches, constant sneezing, swollen eyes, bad breath, sleepless nights and all around ill health. It is a common problem due to so many allergens (pollen, dust, smog, pollutants) and...

  • Four Herbs for Health and Healing
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    Four Herbs for Health and Healing

    10 years ago

    Ok, this sounds like the Simon and Garfunkel tune of the 70s. Again I am dating myself, but these herbs along with hundreds of others are used as culinary spices and have medicinal benefits as well.  Let’s start with parsley. Frankly, most dishes...

  • History and Use of Herbal Remedies
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    History and Use of Herbal Remedies

    10 years ago

    When we reach for the chamomile tea at night to enjoy a hot, calming brew, we are using an herbal stress remedy. Culinary and medicinal herbs have been used since at least the time of Neanderthal man and continues to this day in many forms. Jean...

  • The Power of Herbal Remedies
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    The Power of Herbal Remedies

    10 years ago

    I was first introduced to the power of herbal remedies when I was 19 years old and worked for a small business called Mahayana – A Natural Health Food Store and Herb Shop in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles. It was way back in 1970...

  • The Next Twenty Years
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    The Next Twenty Years

    10 years ago

    If you think the next twenty years are going to look anything like we’ve known in history, you better think again. There are environmental, energetic and economic resources that are reaching their peak levels and will not be able to keep pace with...

  • The Books I'm Reading: Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
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    The Books I'm Reading: Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

    10 years ago

    This wonderful, witty and provocative story was written in 2006 based on Elizabeth’s yearlong journey to Italy, India and Indonesia.  It was precipitated by her divorce from her longtime husband and her struggle to return to a healthy, happy...

  • Gifts of Gratitude
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    Gifts of Gratitude

    10 years ago

    This year too many people have to really scale back their gift giving due to the crazy financial mess still evolving. I used to love picking out that perfect gift for all my family and friends, then watch them open the present and share in their...

  • A Daily Dose of Gratitude – the Secret to Health & Happiness
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    A Daily Dose of Gratitude – the Secret to Health & Happiness

    10 years ago

    Did you take your vitamins today? And your medications? Between the two you might have a couple of dozen pills lying on the table waiting to be swallowed. Personally it is one of the least favorite things I do each day, or every other day, as I...

  • Afghanistan oh Afghanistan
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    Afghanistan oh Afghanistan

    10 years ago

    I travelled to Juarez, Mexico a few days ago to get a crown on a chipped tooth at the famous Washington Clinic that many of my friends frequent and trust to take care of all their dental needs. As we crossed over the border from El Paso in our...

  • Crab Cakes Made Easy
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    Crab Cakes Made Easy

    10 years ago

    Whenever there is leftover anything, the challenge is to make all those ingredients into something tasty and nutritious for the next meal. Recently we were treated to a couple of pounds of Alaskan king crab legs that made a scrumptious, buttery,...

  • Crab Cakes sans recipe
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    Crab Cakes sans recipe

    10 years ago

    Whenever there is leftover anything, the challenge is to make all those ingredients into something tasty and nutritious for the next meal. Recently we were treated to a couple of pounds of Alaskan king crab legs that made a scrumptious, buttery,...

  • Energizing with Quantum Biofeedback
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    Energizing with Quantum Biofeedback

    5 years ago

    The EPFX and the SCIO are high-tech complementary health devices that assist health practitioners to find energetic imbalances and health issues. The system is programmed with thousands of tests that measure both physical and spiritual aspects of...

  • Dental Care with a Smile
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    Dental Care with a Smile

    10 years ago

    As Congress spits and sputters trying to find a solution to our health care woes, I found a place that offers dental care at affordable rates. It’s a well-established clinic offering services you’ll find at most local dental offices including...

  • Ten Steps to Better Health
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    Ten Steps to Better Health

    10 years ago

    Obama hit the nail on the head when he said we don’t have a health care system, we have a health treatment system. If we spent a quarter of our resources and time on preventing disease instead of how to treat it, we’d certainly be in much better...

  • It's Time to Fire the Grid
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    It's Time to Fire the Grid

    10 years ago

    The time has come for humanity to rise up and join forces to shake the greedy powers that be off of their throne and design a new paradigm for living in harmony on this fragile planet we call Earth. Everywhere we look there are too many beings...

  • Rainbow Therapy
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    Rainbow Therapy

    10 years ago

    Who among us does not love seeing a beautiful rainbow stretched across the sky when the sun is just at that right angle and there is a little bit of rain to act as prisms for the sunlight? The Irish say there is a pot of gold waiting for us if we...

  • The Probiotic and Enzyme System
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    The Probiotic and Enzyme System

    10 years ago

    About three years ago when I was 54 years young, I noticed my system was not functioning as it used to. I had always been “regular.” Didn’t have any problems with elimination or digestion. All of a sudden when I was on vacation in my hometown...

  • The Power of Belief: Your Mind only sees what it BELIEVES it can see!
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    The Power of Belief: Your Mind only sees what it BELIEVES it can see!

    11 years ago

    Something astonishing happened to me yesterday. Through the power of my mind and the belief that my boyfriend was not going to buy me any presents this year, as he hasn’t for the past several years even though I always have a gift for him, I was...

  • Female Spirit Dolls and Native American Masks
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    Female Spirit Dolls and Native American Masks

    11 years ago

    I've recently had the pleasure to build a commercial site for a couple of artist friends. They are a married couple and produce some ot the most exquisite and unusual "dolls" and "masks" I've ever seen. Ray and Besty Shaw are retired after careers...

  • Breathe through your Heart - Reduce Stress
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    Breathe through your Heart - Reduce Stress

    9 years ago

    I just got out of my shower, which is directly under a skylight where I have mounted two plastic sunburst prisms that diffuse the rays as they enter the space and cast bright spectral rainbow colors right into my white tub and bathroom! I am in...

  • Torture, Lies and Deceit - The Legacy of the Bush Administration
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    Torture, Lies and Deceit - The Legacy of the Bush Administration

    10 years ago

    The American people have had front row seats to the most dangerous deceit this nation has ever experienced. Beginning in the year 2000 when the Republicans stole the election from Al Gore by fraudulent vote counting and non-vote counting, we have...

  • The Voting Machine Debacle
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    The Voting Machine Debacle

    10 years ago

    Here we are just two days away from the Election of the Century and our voting machines have a fatal flaw - they do not have paper trails. How is it that our system has allowed this to happen? With all of the inconsistencies and problems of the last...

  • The Financial Crises can be tamed.
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    The Financial Crises can be tamed.

    5 years ago

    There is a video that contains the most important and essential information as to WHY we are in this financial crisis. It goes back to when Jesus threw the "money changers" out of the temple, then gives a detailed, non-biased exceptionally thorough...

  • There is a Cure to Cancer!
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    There is a Cure to Cancer!

    7 years ago

    The opinion of an MD and oncologist "Treating" cancer is one of the most lucrative business on earth. For years, cancer has been called a "mystery." After spending billions of dollars over many decades, the...

  • Remembering Mom
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    Remembering Mom

    11 years ago

    As I watched my mother lay dying in 2002 I had nothing left for her but unconditional love, compassion and forgiveness. All those years of bickering and tough love and substance abuse were put aside, and I was so grateful to have the lifestyle which...

  • Ray and Betsy Shaw Art Creations
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    Ray and Betsy Shaw Art Creations

    10 years ago

    I've recently had the pleasure of creating a commercial site for a married couple with extremely gifted talents. Betsy Shaw is a retired interior designer. After twenty-eight years of passion for textiles in her own Texas design firm, Betsy now...

  • Environmental Art
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    Environmental Art

    12 years ago

    Every iddy biddy detail of our environment has an effect on us. There's the old "nurture vs nature" philosophy of what impacts us the most; our childhood genetic influences or the way we are brought up, and where. Certainly someone living in the...

  • Gadgets to help get your wine out of the bottle
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    Gadgets to help get your wine out of the bottle

    5 years ago

    Have you ever been somewhere and found yourself without a corkscrew to open that bottle of rare white zinfandel? Me neither - well, I know a lot of people really love white zinfandel, but I am not one of them. I think if that was the only varietal...

  • The Politics of Prostitution
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    The Politics of Prostitution

    12 years ago

    Whoa, wait a minute. Isn't "an honest politician" a huge oxymoron? Kinda like "holy war" or "authentic replica?" We thought we had an honest politician in Elliot Spitzer, the big crime fighter governor from New York and ex-attorney general who used...

  • PC or MAC - convenience or security?
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    PC or MAC - convenience or security?

    12 years ago

    I do, I really love my iMac G5 with its 17-inch monitor and great graphics and quiet system and ergonomic keyboard. It could be newer, with built-in iSight and the latest OS, Leopard. It could be wireless, it could have more memory and hard drive...

  • Recipe for Success
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    Recipe for Success

    12 years ago

    I've lived all my life without a lot of money. I would like to be more successful financially, but in the end I know that money does not bring happiness, necessarily, and sometimes it can really get out of control. One hears the stories of Super...

  • Chocolate Recipes to Live For
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    Chocolate Recipes to Live For

    12 years ago

    Easter is almost here - another reason to indulge in that ancient delicacy known as chocolate. We humans have been consuming chocolate, or cacao, for over 2000 years. The Aztecs and Mayans knew about grinding the cacoa seeds into a pulp that could...

  • The Science of Sound
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    The Science of Sound

    5 years ago

    It is said that the first sense we develop in the womb is that of hearing, and the last sense to leave us upon death is also hearing, or the ability to perceive sound. Even if one is born "deaf," sound is perceived through vibration. From the...

  • The Ultimate Cuisine - Italian Food for the Masses
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    The Ultimate Cuisine - Italian Food for the Masses

    12 years ago

    By now we have all heard of the Mediterranean Diet - one that includes fresh produce, meat and fish and lots of extra-virgin olive oil. That describes Italian Cuisine to the max. I lived in Italy for five years in my 20s and had the time of my...

  • Food for the Soul
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    Food for the Soul

    12 years ago

    Here in the mountains of southeast NM we have had very warm weather, until last night when we got a reminder it is still winter. It’s cold outside, very very cold! There’s snow on the ground and the heater is blowing out warm air bringing the...

  • The way Food is Processed
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    The way Food is Processed

    5 years ago

    I would venture to say that most Americans eat or drink something out of a can almost every day. I was listening to my favorite Sunday radio show this morning, The People's Pharmacy with Joe and Terry Graedon, and they featured a most interesting...

  • How will you play your End Game?
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    How will you play your End Game?

    12 years ago

    End game - what end game? What does that mean? Well, eventually, we know not when, our game in this life will be over. I know, this is philosophical, not practical, but it is a concern we all must face, sooner or later. No one gets out alive! Ah,...

  • Life is but a Game
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    Life is but a Game

    12 years ago

    Life is but a Game - oh no, that should read Life is but a Dream! Are they the same? Kinda, methinks. We're constantly playing in our own minds, interpreting what we see, hear, smell, feel, touch. And depending on our perspective and attitude, the...

  • The Books I'm not Reading
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    The Books I'm not Reading

    12 years ago

    I am so impressed when friends tell me they can read a book or two a week. They don't say what kind of book - a kid's fairy tale or an epic novel, but they actually take time to sit and read words on a page in a real book. I read a book a month, but...

  • My Favorite Pet of all time, Jesse
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    My Favorite Pet of all time, Jesse

    12 years ago

    When I was going to college many many years ago, I had a best friend named Jesse. She was a border collie - Australian shepherd mix with golden hair and a white collar with white paws and a fluffly white tip on her tail. Her eyes were chestnut with...

  • Pets keep us healthy
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    Pets keep us healthy

    12 years ago

    I visited a friend the other night and discovered she kept company with 9 cats and 5 dogs, all rescued from here and there. She had a bassett hound, a pointer, a big retriever mix and two long-haired chihuahua-terriers. The cats were all hanging...

  • Are you a Poet, too?
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    Are you a Poet, too?

    12 years ago

    Poetry is the vehicle that lets us jump from the mundane to the sublime in a very short time. The use of words to form quick, symbolic expressions is one of the oldest forms of art. Not all of us will write a book, but most all have written some ...

  • Poetry in Motion
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    Poetry in Motion

    12 years ago

    Ever since childhood I have written poetry and songs. I used to make cute little cards for my parents on their birthdays and anniversaries. Little diddies like: roses are red, violets are blue I love my mom, and I love my dad too OK, nothing...

  • Let it be Poetry
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    Let it be Poetry

    12 years ago

    I've been on the editing staff of several college poetry and prose reviews and it is remarkable how much mediocre writing is out there. Not in Hub Pages, of course, but there are many online Poetry contests that accept just about anything - actually...

  • My China Doll
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    My China Doll

    12 years ago

    Years ago I bought several members of my family beautifully crafted Harlequin musical dolls for Christmas. These dolls sported rich velveteen outfits and had faces and hands made from finely-detailed painted porcelain. China has long been known for...

  • Money makes me Happy
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    Money makes me Happy

    12 years ago

    I was talking with my sister the other day and she revealed that her 29 year-old-daughter was having trouble with her 10-year marriage to her high school sweetheart. Both she and her husband are great looking and have two darling girls. They own...

  • Fix Social Security
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    Fix Social Security

    12 years ago

    I'll admit - this is an email I received but it clearly states how I feel about our system's disparity among the our politicians and the rest of us. Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years. Our Senators and Congresswomen...

  • What's in your refrigerator?
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    What's in your refrigerator?

    12 years ago

    So, what is in your refrigerator? Are there science projects lurking in the corners? Is soda pop your beverage "du jour?" Do the leftovers saved from last week have any semblance to their original state? It can be a scary task foraging through the...

  • It's all about the Water
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    It's all about the Water

    12 years ago

    There is certainly a craze to consume pure water, in bottles mainly, as so many toxins and chlorides and other unwanted elements are increasingly part of our water system. How important is it to drink good water? Well, our bodies are mainly water,...

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