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Sauk Centre’s Adoration Chapel: (Not) Back to Normal

My town’s Eucharistic Adoration chapel isn’t back to normal. But it’s getting there. We’ve been limited to scheduled folks only, two individuals/households max, with face masks, using hand sanitizer and keeping six feet apart. Now it’s the same thing, but … Continue reading

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Couney’s Baby Incubators vs. the Progressive Era

(Babies under glass at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific-Exposition, Seattle, Washington. (1909)) Martin A. Couney was not your typical Progressive Era American doctor. For one thing, Couney may not have been an officially-approved doctor. He said that he’d studied under Dr Pierre-Constant Budin. … Continue reading

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People Who Need People — and the COVID-19 Pandemic

A song from the Sixties has been on my brain’s Top 40 Golden Oldie Earworm list for the last week or so: “People, People who need people, Are the luckiest people in the world….” (“People;” Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Science News Stories For 2020

I’m seeing “The Best of,” “Top 10” and “2020 Top” headlines in my news feed: as usual for late December. Instead of waiting for someone else to highlight this year’s science news stories, I’m making my own ‘top 10’ list. … Continue reading

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