Month: May 2017

Updating Mencken – The More Things Change, The More They Remain The Same

I had been agonizing over current national and international events this weekend and found myself in need of a change of environment as I prepared to write my latest blog. I slipped a copy of H.L. Mencken’s Chrestomathy into my backpack and took off for the Cafe Di Vetro.  And there, over one of the world’s finest tasting chocolate coissants, I started reading Mencken’s essay entitled, The Boon of Civilization. In the essay, Mencken was expressing his love/hate relationship with the telephone when he penned it eighty-five years ago.  In 1931, the telephone was fast penetrating every home and business in America....

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What We Learned About Our Lungs and Smoking @ Earth Day Texas

The CFPUP team spent some time in Dallas last week attending Earth Day Texas, a huge event that took place at the Fair Grounds. I wandered around with my camera and shot some video of folks that were displaying there. This video probably isn’t for the faint of heart, but hey, not taking care of our bodies, and in particular our lungs – HAS CONSEQUENCES....

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