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Showing posts from April, 2009

Escaping the Swine Flu Epidemic

Swine flu is on the rise, but soaring even faster is hype surrounding the swine flu. Confirmed cases worldwide are going up, but only in Mexico is there really a crisis at this moment. In traditional SunFyre fashion, I will make light of any serious situation! Here's a post I wrote about three and half years ago, 10 Things That Suck about the Flu . Enjoy... and pass it on to a few friends!

Happy Easter

Here are some pictures of my kids from Easter morning .

$1.5 Million to Fight Same Sex Marriage in New Jersey

Millions of people oppose same-sex marriage. Some of them allow for "civil unions", which I believe implies that marriage isn't a civil union. Even if you're not a fan of same-sex marriage, most people don't see it as a threat to their personal freedoms. A few say it's detrimental to society, but there's no indication that that argument holds merit. Several European countries have allowed same-sex marriage for decades, and none of them fell into societal chaos. California proved that people will will be politically correct when talking about same-sex marriage, but were often vote in the opposite fashion when given the opportunity. Today was announced that a group called the National Organization for Marriage is going to spend $1.5 million on an ad campaign targeting New Jersey to prevent their law, which allows civil unions, to officially allow gay couples to marry. The group also announced they would be spending money in Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania, R

Three Simple Ways to be Happier by this Summer

By Cliff Kuhn, M.D., The Laugh Doctor "It all starts with a SMILE" Three instant ways to become healthier and happier this summer: 1. Choose a method of physical renewal. Unless you’re already exercising regularly, I suggest walking for 30 minutes three or four times per week. You can always increase the intensity and duration of your physical renewal if you need. Of course, consult your physician if you have any special needs or concerns. 2. Choose a method of mental renewal. I suggest reading an exciting, motivating, and/or inspiring book for 20 or 30 minutes before bed each night. Or you might want to study a new subject or learn a new skill. I recommend starting with one of my favorite books, Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. 3. Choose a method of spiritual renewal. I recommend that you acquire a tape or CD of a favorite comedian to listen to in your car. Choose someone classy, clean, and clever - who really makes you smile - like Bill Cosby, Je