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The Arts Will Save Us

By Seana Sperling Arts and Media programs are disappearing in public schools across the country according to a May 2012 issue of The Nation, What Teachers Want. At the Community College where I work we lost the College Newspaper and the accompanying Journalism Program in 2009. Next it was Publishing Arts. Currently in 2012, they … Continue reading »

FUN WITH LASERS: Interviews with Lasik and PRK Patients

By Seana Sperling I began hearing about Lasik in late 1999. I was at a party and two women were wearing dark glasses. Naturally I had to ask why and they said they had gone through Lasik surgery just two days before and their eyes were still extremely light sensitive. Aside from their fashion statement, … Continue reading »

The Rise of the Cults and the Anti-Christian—Part One

By Seana Sperling More and more we are seeing an emphasis on conservative Christianity appearing in the media. In 2010 I heard a News Anchor say, “Scammers have preyed on the faithful.” Then they showed footage of an austere little church and went on with the report. Why not say Christians or the name of … Continue reading »

Stuff and Nonsense

By Seana Sperling I don’t have a car and I don’t need one for the most part. I don’t have a house and I don’t need one (although I would love to have a real home). What I really need is a safe place to sleep, eat and take care of my animal friends. I … Continue reading »

A Modified Chicken in Every Pot

By Seana Sperling (written in 2001) If you are what you eat, then this morning I was transformed into organic Soy Milk, genetically altered Raisin Flakes and a banana. GMO, the genetically modified organism, is found in everything from cornflakes to that processed snack you can’t put down. And, how about that banana? In the … Continue reading »

Mob Rule in the Community

By Seana Sperling There has been a growing paranoia in this country that has people watching for terrorists, drug dealers, thieves, etc. via Community Policing via Neighborhood Watch groups. These Watch groups are viewed as a necessary and positive thing and many people I have spoken to on this subject agree. However, when I asked … Continue reading »