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Laser Vision Correction: What I Wished My Doctor Told Me

LASIK corrective eye surgery is a common elective surgery to correct myopia (nearsightedness). Millions of people go under the proverbial knife (or laser, in this case) annually.  The procedure amazingly takes only a few minutes for both eyes.  In simple terms, successful surgery looks like this: The laser (or blade) cuts a small flap on …

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Political Carnage. Where Do We Go From Here? Monday Musings

I received two troubling private messages on social media within a week from one another. One was penned from a previous lover. It was brief and read exactly like this: “I can’t believe the girl I loved back in TX has drifted so far to the Left. If I didn’t have so many fond memories …

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Garden Route, South Africa & Farewell, Katsjourney Around the World: 26 January, 2003

: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 06:06:16 -0600 To My Family and Friends, I have just returned back to Cape Town from a trip on the Garden Route.  As I had mentioned in a previous newsletter, the drive takes you across the southern part of the country/continent along the Indian Ocean. I was expecting amazing views and pristine beaches.  …

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Mauritius, Mauritius! Katsjourney Around the World: 11 February, 2003

Subject: Mauritius, Mauritius! Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 01:14:34 -0600 Mark Twain wrote that first God created Mauritius and then he created Heaven modeled after the island paradise. I just arrived in Perth, Australia at 2am this morning, but I will be sharing with you today my experiences about the third world island paradise known as Mauritius.  I …

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Wine, Sheep and Tingles…Katsjourney Around the World: 21 Feb 2003

Subject: Wine, Sheep and Tingles… Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 00:42:41 -0600 I have just returned to Perth from a bus trip tour of southwest Western Australia.  It was an organized tour with a guide.  I got to see so much of this vast and beautiful state…and we only covered 1400 kilometres in four days …

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