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Penny Ringsleben commented on Robert Starkey's blog post To Loutro, With love
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Penny Ringsleben commented on Robert Starkey's blog post To Loutro, With love
"My name is Penny, I am a first cousin of Robert Starkey.  He is in the hospital right now very, very ill in California.  I want to comment on this post because like Bob I came to Greece, Corfu.  I fell in love with Corfu in 2006 and…"
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"Sharp. Thanks for sharing. Reminds me of a Morrison lyric about wasting the dawn."
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"I appreciate the clarification Ron. I'm as much a proponent of careful writing as I am of careful reading."
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Ron Powell commented on Robert Starkey's blog post Surviving The American Wealth Gap
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Ron Powell commented on Robert Starkey's blog post Surviving The American Wealth Gap
""My situation was reduced to one very descriptive sentence in the article." Could you quote or paraphrase that sentence? "It’s because no matter how hard I work to survive, I never get to the end of the game because the goal…"
Oct 22, 2018
Ron Powell commented on Robert Starkey's blog post Surviving The American Wealth Gap
""My situation was reduced to one very descriptive sentence in the article." Could you quote or paraphrase that sentence? "It’s because no matter how hard I work to survive, I never get to the end of the game because the goal…"
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Oct 22, 2018

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I am a world traveler, writer, blogger, veteran Gay civil rights advocate, political activist, founder of Smokefree Revolution, AKA The Truth Fairy.

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SMOKE (Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide)

Posted on November 10, 2018 at 7:50am 1 Comment

Smoke From The Camp Fire Hangs Over Santa Rosa Forest 

Last night I dreamt I was sitting in a room with a few friends when a man appeared in the doorway smoking a cigar. I screamed at him, trying to get…

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The Shaman and The Yoga Teacher

Posted on November 4, 2018 at 9:33am 3 Comments

Our life in Berlin in 1991 was lived in an alternate plane where truth had become so transparent it was accepted without challenge. The impulse to deny truth did not exist there, because everyone shared the excitement of being at the literal center of the universe. The end of 40…

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Surviving The American Wealth Gap

Posted on October 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 7 Comments

The Dreher Women, 1910, Danville, Illinois

I was interviewed for hours for a Wall Street Journal article on Oakmont, California. Since the title of the article was, A Retirement Wealth Gap Adds a New Indignity to Old Age, I knew they wanted to provide perspectives…

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My Memory Of The Great Santa Rosa Fire

Posted on October 7, 2018 at 8:00am 1 Comment

The evening of October 8, 2017, was no different than any other evening. I had already drifted into the twilight level of sleep when the sound of three large clay pots crashing onto the front porch jolted me back into full consciousness. I was unable to imagine what had happened…

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At 7:16pm on November 23, 2012, Mary Ann Sorrentino said…

Hi SF man,

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