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MSWord 2003 for writers

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My absolute favorite writing program is Microsoft Word (MSWord) 2003. I have never found a better alternative and believe me, I've looked. It has everything a serious writer, especially a fiction writer, could possibly need. Nothing more and … [Continue reading]

Childbirth pains and future

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Human beings are perhaps the only species where normal childbirth is intensely painful for the women. This acute pain is rated amongst the highest a human being can experience and still live. Religious stories aside, why are we, the most intelligent … [Continue reading]

Spiking Cholesterol levels

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There's a lot of new research indicating that everyone except middle-aged men with cardiovascular disease seem to do better with higher cholesterol levels. My recent blood profile last week showed a spike in my total and LDL levels for cholesterol. I … [Continue reading]

yWriter for writing novels

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Another wonderful writing software is yWriter. I have been using it to outline long manuscripts for years. yWriter has been around long before Scrivener became available for Windows and has a devoted base of dedicated users who are perfectly happy … [Continue reading]

Earning our right to vote

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People pass exams to practice medicine or law or even professionally repair house-wiring. We also need to pass exams to drive a vehicle, protect & serve or get a decent job. But when it comes to one of the most important decisions we ever have to … [Continue reading]