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by holley
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Poetry and Massage
Replies: 64
Views: 24248

some people

The visible and the in- by Marge Piercy Some people move through your life like the perfume of peonies, heavy and sensual and lingering. Some people move through your life like the sweet musky scent of cosmos so delicate if you sniff twice, it’s gone. Some people occupy your life like moving men who...
by holley
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Profiteering
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Profiteering

“This is a story of cause and effect — a tale of repeated and calculated public policy decisions that have now led to a predictable outcome. This story begins 25 years ago, when the Clinton administration rescinded a rule that required pharmaceutical companies to charge Americans reasonable prices f...
by holley
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Albert Bierstadt
Replies: 144
Views: 86267

Heather Masse

by holley
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

10 week nation wide lockdown

Bill Gates estimates the US needs at least 10 more weeks of nationwide shutdown to minimize the human and economic toll of coronavirus. "The window for making important decisions hasn't closed," he argues in a new Washington Post op-ed. Gates also thinks we can get a vaccine in less than 18 months, ...
by holley
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Powerful Quotes!!!!
Replies: 594
Views: 331763

Illness not the cause of our death

“We don’t die because we are ill. We die because we are complete”
by holley
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

Coming next?

Dr. Anthony Fauci says new virus in China has traits of 2009 swine flu and 1918 pandemic flu


https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/30/dr-anth ... c-flu.html
by holley
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

New Threat

The World Health Organization is warning “the worst is yet to come” as countries across the globe are experiencing new spikes, with some putting the brakes on reopening. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is, this is n...
by holley
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Powerful Quotes!!!!
Replies: 594
Views: 331763

Joseph Campbell

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls”.
by holley
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

Health Problems and COVID

“We thought this was only a respiratory virus. Turns out, it goes after the pancreas. It goes after the heart. It goes after the liver, the brain, the kidney and other organs. We didn’t appreciate that in the beginning,” said Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist and director of the Scripps Research Transl...
by holley
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Poetry and Massage
Replies: 64
Views: 24248

99.8- Christine Weeber

“The sea cannot know itself as yet unborn until the eye of the storm passes above its tumultuous skin, blinking.” I remember when lions came for the weak and made them strong. I remember my longing as a shattered bridge, with shards like teeth striking into the air, rusted-out spikes, empty holes ho...
by holley
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

Numbers rising

The U.S. has seen more cases in the past week than in any week since the pandemic began.

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/arc ... ium=social
by holley
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

Surging

The World Health Organization warned that “the world is in a new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. Over 183,000 new cases were reported around the world on Sunday in the biggest single-day increase to date. Brazil, which recently surged past 1 million coronavirus cases, had the highe...
by holley
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Pandemics
Replies: 153
Views: 87629

Will burn awhile

Other nations have “done a much better job” of stopping the spread of COVID-19, said Osterholm. “We haven’t done that. ... We just have not really gotten the message across to the public yet that this is a very serious issue. We can’t shut down our economy, but we just can’t suddenly say we’re done ...
by holley
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: This scares me
Replies: 0
Views: 38

This scares me

A few days ago, temperatures within the Arctic Circle topped 100 degrees, shattering records. With so many unprecedented crises facing this nation and the world, we must never lose sight of the biggest existential threat facing the planet: climate change. https://www.facebook.com/124955570892789/pos...
by holley
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Powerful Quotes!!!!
Replies: 594
Views: 331763

Heads up

"If you have to stand on your head to make somebody happy, all you can expect is a big headache."
by holley
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Powerful Quotes!!!!
Replies: 594
Views: 331763

It’s not who you know

Personal relationships do not mitigate the evils of racism.
by holley
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: A Nation in Distress
Replies: 0
Views: 61

A Nation in Distress

“One of y'all's friends complained about 'defaming the flag' by flying it upside down: "That person putting the flag up upside down should be arrested for defamation of our American flag, the symbol of OUR freedom." I won't name names, but to that I must reply. Being brainwashed by patriotism and na...
by holley
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Vaccine Hysteria on the Rise
Replies: 73
Views: 52701

who invented vaccines

Who invented vaccines? As it turns out, no one really knows. At Wired, Cody Cassidy writes that we can trace a detailed history of early vaccinations—which involved transplanting smallpox pustules from infected patients into a healthy person—to Europe, marveling at the use of this poorly understood ...
by holley
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Vaccine Hysteria on the Rise
Replies: 73
Views: 52701

closer look

NowWhy this pandemic is the time for anti-vaxxers to take a closer look Hannah Skinner Jun 9 · 1 I am writing this in April 2020. I am among the millions who are social distancing to curb the spread of SARS COV2, the virus that causes COVID 19. I have not spoken to any of my loved ones in person in ...
by holley
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Albert Bierstadt
Replies: 144
Views: 86267

Even Sam Stone sings

by holley
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Poetry and Massage
Replies: 64
Views: 24248

A Brief History

by holley
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Reimagining Public Safety
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Reimagining Public Safety

Cities Ask if It’s Time to Defund Police and ‘Reimagine’ Public Safety In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, some cities are asking if the police are being asked to do jobs they were never intended to do. Budgets are being re-evaluated. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/05/us/defund-police-floyd-prot...

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