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Author: Mary R. Dufresne

CBD: The Essentials and Its Effects

What is CBD? CBD is one of the most common naturally occurring chemical components in cannabis. These are collectively known as cannabinoids. CBD, also known as cannabidiol is gaining popularity because of its ability to ease chronic pain, aches, pains, insomnia, and anxiety, as well as a variety of other ailments. CBD was first discovered […]

Passagae thru the Andes, of Peru and Copan, Honduras

[April and May, 2005] It was a wondrous trip as always, to Peru, and beyond. We caught our plane as usual in St. Paul, Minnesota, and landed in Lima, Peru…no change in time, thus, no jet leg, always a relief. There we [we, being: my wife Rosa and I] mulled about a few days and […]

Advantages of 360-Degree Vision Devices

Humans do not have 360-degree vision. Think about why we have evolved this way and what it means to the vision and what we will have to do to improve upon Mother Nature’s excellent design. We have drawings of such 360-Degree Vision Device, which provides surround-a-vision in a head mounted night vision goggle unit. If […]

Now What? 10 Tips When You’re Anticipating a Lay Off

As Global recession and layoffs are saturating the headlines, many people are feeling really anxious and facing anxious moments due to the recent and anticipated layoffs. If you are expecting to be laid off, the following 10 tips will help you manage your stress, organize your life and prepare you to face the future with […]

Eggshells – Of a Shoeshine Boy

I feel like an eggshell lying in the backwoods hidden behind a bush. I am still a Midwestern shoeshine boy at heart though; not much more…trying to find the eggshells I left behind when I was born. I feel we are but shadows in the harsh winter snows of Minnesota–listening to angels weeping, demon laughing. […]

Getting Some Perspective On Your Avoidance Habits

It is quite natural for human beings to avoid discomfort. Our brains are wired that way. Without thinking about it, we’ll rush in from the cold. Of course! Without really thinking about it, we’ll steer clear of somebody we don’t particularly like. Of course! Without thinking about it, we’ll bypass the ________ section of the […]

Remembering Summer in December

Wouldn’t it be so nice having coffee and muffins by the terrace, overlooking the sea? You ought to be kidding me if you don’t agree with me. I mean, come on, it’s summer and that’s how we should be having breakfast or maybe a hefty healthy lunch of seafood-the freshest lobsters, crabs, shrimps, and fish […]

How Secure are Your Bank Account and Assets?

But are you really safe? In the last few years, laws such as the Patriot Act in the US have been approved that effectively take your rights to privacy and financial well being away. These same laws that were meant to protect us are now instead being used as a loophole by high power lawyers […]