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A Lesser(?) Soliloquy

(Observations on Aging)
Posted on Dec 3, 2010 | Last Updated Dec 3, 2010

An essay by John Dalmas discussing the aging process. Written on October 24, 2010.

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About Aging (Feb 2010)

Posted on Feb 25, 2010 | Last Updated Feb 25, 2010

My story so far

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Emphysema; Cognitive Function, memory. focus, reasoning, learning, emotions, objectivity

HEALTH REFORM AND THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT (Sept 21, 2009)

Posted on Sep 20, 2009 | Last Updated Jan 12, 2010

Thoughts on the subjects

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health care reform, philosophy, government, steamships, Lake Superior, 1948, Superior Wisconsin, Sault Ste, Marie, merchant marine hospitals

"Simple Gifts," Aaron Copland, and the Swedish connection

Posted on Jul 3, 2009 | Last Updated Jul 4, 2009

a deeper look at the origin of "Simple Gifts"

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Appalachian Spring, "Simple Gifts," Aaron Copland, Swedish folk music, jukeboxes, and Scandinavian America

MAUNDERING, June 2009

Posted on Jun 17, 2009 | Last Updated Jun 19, 2009

personal thoughts and reminiscences

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humor, martial arts, movies, health, obesity, old age, fitness, smoking

Where you been, John?

Posted on Oct 5, 2008 | Last Updated Oct 19, 2008

my three month absence explained

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writing, blogging, aging, Great Northern War, Stockholm, Helsinki

ABOUT AGING: Part 4

Posted on Jun 22, 2008 | Last Updated Jun 22, 2008

Gail's Story

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Geriatrics, marriage, stroke, philosophy, love, family, case history, aging

ABOUT AGING: Part 3

Posted on Jun 16, 2008 | Last Updated Jul 23, 2008

My mom

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family, old age, health, personal history, senility, strokes, the brain

Migrants, Morals, & Laws

Posted on Mar 4, 2008 | Last Updated Apr 6, 2008

perspective of an old man

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American history, politics, political philosophy

The Real World during the time of kings

Posted on Jan 7, 2008 | Last Updated Apr 6, 2008

Central and northern Europe, 17th abd 18th centuries

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Euopean history, Scandinavian history, 17th and 18th century, Charles XII, Karl Gustaf Armfelt, Peter the Great

PERSONAL (12/31/2007)

Posted on Dec 27, 2007 | Last Updated Apr 7, 2008

personal, health, aging, death

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health, death, writing

Maunderings of an Octogenarian (11/21/07)

Posted on Nov 21, 2007 | Last Updated Apr 12, 2008

language, people

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Finland, old age, people, immigrants

Poem: Cross River Nocturne

Posted on Aug 27, 2007 | Last Updated Apr 12, 2008

American History

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Minnesota, Koochiching County, winter, northern lights, dogs

IMMIGRANTS

Posted on Jul 27, 2007 | Last Updated Mar 19, 2008

American History, Scandinavian History

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politics, immigration, Americana

A Habitable Planet

Posted on Jul 27, 2007 | Last Updated Mar 19, 2008

The environmental movement is not new

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ecology, history, wolves

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