Month: December 2004

Hmmm: Free Will Astrology : Pisces Horoscope

ephemera 2004

Free Will Astrology : Pisces Horoscope Pisces Horoscope for week of December 30, 2004 Pisces (February 19-March 20) A study at McGill University concluded that moms and dads who launch screaming fights in front of their kids may actually be helping them. Listening to their parents yelling often makes children more imaginative because it forces them into a fantasy world to escape. Can you think of similar reversals in your own life, Pisces–difficult events that […]

Israeli Aid, Unreported

Israel

Copied over from Honest Reporting… Israeli Aid, Unreported All major media outlets ignore Israel’s massive humanitarian aid to South Asia – an indication of a national ethos of caring. When disaster strikes anywhere in the world, Israelis can be counted on to help. So it’s no surprise that within hours of the devastating tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the following humanitarian missions all departed from the tiny Jewish state: ‚óŹ The Israeli organization Latet (‘To […]

Motherhood and poker

ephemera 2004

So Peter and I were downstairs in the basement last night, playing a few friendly mother-son hands of poker. “Hey Mom,” he said, “isn’t this great? I mean, we’re not watching television…” “Yeah,” I agree with him and smile. “…being corrupted by all of those commercials…” “—” At least I brought him up with a sense of humor. He said we had to keep playing, though, till one of us was out, so we eventually […]