Monthly Archives: July 2013

National Security and the Thumb Drive

The biggest threat to national security may be the thumb drive–both for leaking and/or stealing data AND for importing viruses. How did we destroy Iranian nuclear facilities? With a thumb drive–a thumb drive loaded with the Stuxnet virus dropped on … Continue reading

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Exploring in the Old West

Two of our granddaughters 9 and 7 years old, flew out from New York a couple of weeks ago for a five week visit.  Life on the border doesn’t offer the same entertainments as the big city.  Still they have … Continue reading

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Soy Products Linked to Cancer in Lab Tests

Soy Products Linked to Cancer in Lab Tests. I never have been a consumer of soy products, but I was really put off when I learned soy has phytoestrogens that can cause weight gain. I guess the above is even … Continue reading

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Innocent man kidnapped and killed

MEXICAN CARTEL KIDNAPPED MAN IN US, SMUGGLED ACROSS BORDER, FEARED DEAD  852  5  1321   Email Article Print ArticleSend a Tip by BRANDON DARBY 9 Jul 2013 297POST A COMMENT The partial unsealing of a criminal complaint by theU.S. Attorney’s Office reveals a Mexican … Continue reading

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Daily Quote 7.8.13

Daily Quote 7.8.13.

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Living on the US-Mexico Border

http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/living-us-mexico-border-native-americans-face-daily-19516005 The above link is to an ABC video on crossing the border into the United States through the Tohono O’odam Indian Reservation.  This is an area we know well and is an area Kiko and Maggie Perez discover while … Continue reading

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Another reason I’m glad we live in a free country

In 1971 one of the greatest minds on Tibetan and Himalayan culture, Dr Michael Aris married Aung San Suu Kyi who was at that time working at the United Nations. For years they lived the lives of international jet setters. … Continue reading

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beauty among the thorns

Fiery beauty in the desert sun!

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The Constant

My daughter wrote this nearly twenty years ago, while she was a high school student.  Somedays we all feel this way.  It would be nice, but there are times when we simply have to go forward in the dark. It … Continue reading

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