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Mike Vines
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The Tempest Review of a Rare 19th Century Engraving by C W ..

A wonderful rendering of the first act (Scene 2) of Shakespeare's last play, The Tempest, when Prospero beckons Caliban, the son of the witch, Sycorax, and claims he is corrupt having tried to rape ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Religious Perspectives of Death

Death, both to the living and to the dying, means many different things. To some extent the meaning is different from person to person but many times our thoughts are based on our religion. Each ..
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Coping With the Death of a Pet

When most of us think about the death of a friend we think about someone that we worked with, that we went to school with, or became acquainted with in some way. In short, we think about our human ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Defining Grief

The notion of grief management lies in the ability to cope with a loss which is significant enough to elicit the emotion of grief itself. Grief is often erroneously thought of as synonymous with ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Senior Grief How to Deal With Losses When Growing Old

The older you get the more loss you are going to experience and this loss will take many forms including friends, family, and even co-workers and people from around your neighborhood. Death is a part .
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Dentures Restore Confidence

When people are young they take their beautiful teeth for granted but as we age dental problems are almost inevitable and some people will need dentures. A lot of people are afraid of dentures ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Complete Dentures Or Not?

Many people who visit their dentist are told that they should consider dentures. Or, some people bring up the idea to their dentist when they have had a lot of problems, have lost teeth, and are on ..
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Dentures Dont Have to Be a Negative Experience

If your dentist told you that it is a good time to start thinking about dentures you may cringe and think about all of the horror stories that you have been told by friends and loved ones about ..
(July 07, 2008)
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The Tragedy of Suicide

Having someone that you love commit suicide is one of the most painful human experiences imaginable. It is a sort of grief that is hard to imagine unless you are aware of the victim's circumstances ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Early Morning at OVC Review of an Oil Painting by Muralist ..

I first became acquainted with Emigdio Vasquez some 20 years ago during one of my visits to Rita Chemer's Gallery in Tustin, California. When entering the gallery that day I was confronted with an ..
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Knife, Fork and Spoon The History of Table Manners

"Now, do you remember what I told you?" I asked, trying to negotiate the narrow, shrub-lined driveway leading up to Grandfather Andersen's house with one eye on the rear view mirror. The kids were as .
(July 11, 2008)
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Stinky Monroe

Harry couldn't have been more than five when he and his father, Walter, visited Pug's Country Store on a brisk Friday morning in April, 1926.   His daddy usually made the ten-mile trip alone by ..
(July 12, 2008)
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Yard Sale Culture and the Art of Haggling

Aside from mad dogs and fishermen, who else would wake up before the crack of dawn on a Saturday morning and crawl out of a warm, comfortable bed to voluntary brave the elements outside? Why, your ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Who the Heck is Bob Ingersol?

A panicky phone call from my mother-in-law had my wife and I packing and flying out to British Columbia, Canada the next day as her elderly father had fallen and sustained a critical injury.   We ..
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