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Archive | March 9, 2018

Sunset Post Winter Storm “Quinn” — Which Luckily Wasn’t The “Mighty Quinn”.

by Anura Guruge


NO post-processing whatsoever.

Taken with my new Google Pixel 2 Phone.

Click pictures to ENLARGE.

Attribution WILL be enforced.

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Winter Storm “Quinn” coverage.


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‘American Medical Association’ (AMA) Study On The Effectiveness Of Opioids On Chronic Back Pain — USELESS!

by Anura Guruge


The Google News Headlines
March 9, 2018.

Click to ENLARGE. Check Google News or Google “JAMA opioids”.


From the ACTUAL Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Click to ENLARGE and read here. Image below provides access to the FULL JAMA article and abstract.


Click this image to access the original JAMA article in the March 2018 issue in full or as an abstract.


Totally POINTLESS!

Waste of time & money.

This is NOT going to make a BLIND bit of difference.

There is way, way, way TOO MUCH money in opioids for the pharma companies, the doctors (AND NURSES) that write prescriptions and for the other drug dealers. It is like everything else. Money talks.

This report will NOT convince a single doctor, patient or addict. They are all into this hook, like and bloody sinker.

This report actually made me angry because of its impotence.

It is like guns, the NRA and the politicians. Where are the opioid control laws? Just talk. Just chatter.

Common sense does NOT prevail. Money talks.

So, pathetic.


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Would You Get Operated By A HEAVILY Tattooed Surgeon?

by Anura Guruge


Just an EXAMPLE.

Not the real thing — i.e., THE surgeon.


Don’t get TOO excited. No, no … I do NOT need any surgery at present, as far as I know. This was NOT for I.

Yes, I know I am strange. I have never shied away from that.

If this surgery was for I, there would be no question. I would have got up walked out and while doing so told the surgeon, in no uncertain terms, that I was not amused that HE wasted my time.

I already told you that I am strange … right.

One of my many foibles is a rabid aversion to any form of body mutilation and alteration.

Other than cutting my hair and nails, I refuse to have any other — medically unnecessary — alterations done to my body. Yes, I had to have some teeth extracted and I only consented under pain and duress.

I, despite my cultural upbringing, am against ear piercing! My adoptive mother, 29-years ago, was aghast that I would not have my newly born daughter’s ears pierced. She had arrived with a pair of gold earrings. I told her that I did NOT have the right to mutilate my daughter.

As all three of my daughters will tell you, in a mixture of glee and dismay, I have NEVER consented to them getting their ears pierced.

To say that I am against circumcision is an understatement. I think that any parent who gets their child circumcised is a CHILD ABUSER and I will tell that to their face — and I have told so to many a parent!

So, suffice to say, I am not a fan of tattooing!

Yes, my wife has one, but it is small, it is on her ankle and it is of the Sun. I don’t have to see it often. She had it done before we met. Yes, I made an exception. But, I will NOT let her perform any surgery on I, either.

To, I it all has to do with the state of one’s mind.

I am fine with the way my body is. My body is a mess and can be greatly enhanced and embellished BUT I will not resort to that. I am happy to live with what I got.

A surgeon with EXTENSIVE tattoos looks unprofessional!

I question is judgement and IF I meet him again I will ask him that to his face.

I already asked him a couple of questions he did NOT appreciate and he decided to get in MY FACE to respond. What he did not realize that folks like him scare me none.

So, that is my view. I would NOT TRUST a professional with extensive tattoos. Period.

Call me strange. That I am.

But, I have my standards and I live by them.

Over to you


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Why Are Teachers In New Hampshire Immune From Random Drug Testing?

by Anura Guruge


Click to access original.


Well, to be fair, it is NOT just New Hampshire. Most tests do NOT permit drug testing of teachers.

That is crazy.

Teachers (and administrators) are human and have their foibles — and I talk as one whose adoptive mother as well as two aunties were teachers.

There are times, especially of late, when I can ONLY reconcile what I see and hear about teachers in New Hampshire by thinking that they must be doing drugs!

Be honest. Has that thought ever crossed YOUR mind.

Do you honestly think that ALL of our teachers and administrators are saints?

Why the double-standards?

We go after kids, QUITE RIGHTLY, for drugs. Why don’t we set an example by also checking the teachers and administrators?

I HOPE I am wrong. But, my druthers is that random drug testing of teachers, in New Hampshire, could tell us much.


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