OpEdNews Mind/Body/Spirit Articles

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Questions! And Answers?

These are really crazy times-- the craziest in my life. So I thought it would help to ask some basic questions: What are the questions we need to be asking today? How did we get here. What is here? Wh

Elton John  Feat Dua Lipa - Bennie And The Jets at #EJAFOscars, From YouTubeVideos
Music: Elder Stars singing with New Generations of Singers

Here are some performances with newer artists performing with long-time hit singers with a long history. Some of these performances gave me chills or made tears well in my eyes

before my dental work. Embarrassing and ugly., From Uploaded
Going to Brazil for Dental Implants, Veneers, Crowns and Bone Grafts

This article details the costs of getting dental work in Brazil. It'll take time getting used to having teeth I can feel good about instead of teeth that embarrass me. The big gap between my two upper front teeth my whole life is gone. I've literally inhibited myself from smiling with a toothy smile, even though, since 1980, I've taught smile muscle anatomy and the power of smiling. I should have done this decades ago.

Incredible verdant vistas as far as the eye can see, From Uploaded
Update; Rob's Verdant Brazil Experience

Wow. It's been a while since I wrote a Brazil article and it seems like a lifetime has gone by.

A party bus and dancing in the street. People would jump off the bus, dance in the street and then jump back on the bus., From Uploaded
Brazil-- Food, Dogs, Dancing in the Streets and Dental Work

'm learning about life in Brazil. The average income here is about R$1200 a month-- not even $75 a week.

Just one or two hundred years ago, let alone 2000 years ago, people in their 40s and 50s were already old., From PixabayPhotos
Some Wisdom On Me Turning 70

Turning 70 today, I remember more and more often advice from my author friend Jim Donovan on how to stay young.

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things - Official Trailer The Map of Tiny Perfect Things tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down ..., From YouTubeVideos
Movie Review: The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

I love movies that touch my heart and bring tears to my eyes with touching scenes. The Map of Tiny Perfect Things delivers on both accounts.It's no accident it was released on Valentines day, since it's a sweet, touching romance story with an almost unique twist, and it expands on what may be the start of a new genre. It's a take-off on the classic movie, Groundhogs Day

Federal investigators looking for person who marked 'TRUMP' on Florida manatee's back Federal investigators are looking for the person who marked the word .TRUMP. on the back of a Florida manatee., From YouTubeVideos
Manatee Discovered With Word Trump Scraped on Its Back: How To Punish the Perpetrator

A large manatee was discovered with the word Trump scraped on it. What should the punishment be for such a despicable crime?

OEN Zoom session, From Uploaded
A Special OEN Zoom Session with Singing and Dobro by Watermelon Slim

We've been doing OEN Zoom sessions since March and they're always a pleasure, with great company and conversation. This one, two weeks ago, including some extraordinary music-- singing and dobro playing by OEN regular, Bill Homans, also known as Watermelon Slim. His first song is Corona Funk.

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Covid-19 Thanksgiving Open Thread

Times are strange and strained. But here we are having a Covid-19 thanksgiving. Still there are some things to be thankful for. I thought this would be a good place to offer the folks at OEN an opportunity to share what they are are thankful for.