Monthly Archives: January 2013

Marines studying mindfulness-based training (phase 2)

This is phase II of the Marines and Mindfulness training: “”Some people might say these are Eastern-based religious practices but this goes way beyond that,” said Jeffery Bearor, the executive deputy of the Marine Corps training and education command at … Continue reading

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Ranking 20 Drugs and Alcohol by Overall Harm

A study like this would never have gotten legs in the US much less be reported. Somehow don’t think there are any surprises here. Ranking 20 Drugs and Alcohol by Overall Harm

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Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison

A better view point would be a parent-child dance…in prison. Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison

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Caught Red-Handed, Aaron Swartz Was Prepping For Key Federal Court Evidence Hearing

It is nothing less than amazing how in a state court you can be charged one way and then go to federal court and the one act will levy half a dozen charges and then receive time for each of … Continue reading

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Windows on the future or an aberration?

All three of these articles came to my attention within the last two days and then as I woke this morning it hit me: is this a window on the future or an aberration? Armed vigilante groups policing 2 Mexican … Continue reading

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Dorm computer learning centers

This was a day room and is now one of 4 computer learning centers. As it now stands, if all ten computers are operating as envisioned there will be over 50,000 hours of computer learning time a year for 320 … Continue reading

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On the road at zero dark thirty

At zero dark thirty the Dragon Princess was loaded with software and computer equipment for the 4 computer learning centers at the woman’s prison in Lowell, Fla. Now, the Dragon Princess is not interested in the story line.  She shoulders … Continue reading

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