Category Archives: General Blog

Sobering 2012 Video

Go to American Egypt , a site about Chichen Itza, for this and other eerie animations of 2012 and the Pyramid of Kukulcan.

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Moon Publications likes the Yenta’s 2012 book

Mundo Maya Blog Joshua Berman ABOUT THIS BLOG Travelers to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras in 2012 can expect a yearlong celebration of Maya culture, past and present—and Moon Maya 2012 author Joshua Berman is blogging about all of it. I … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week

Beryl Gorbman Please feel free to use my photos, but I would appreciate it if you would credit them. Seattle Krispy Kremers Each guy is eating a full dozen Krispy Kreme donuts. Look at them! Who needs anti-depressants? Krispy Kreme … Continue reading

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Police Brutality in the US

Beryl Gorbman Generally, I’ve been a police fan. I like having them around. But thanks to the Occupy movement and other incidents, my feelings about the Seattle Police have changed. Today, Richard Pauli sent me this YouTube video of an … Continue reading

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The Expat Phenomenon

Beryl Gorbman Expats are making an increasing impact on countries around the world as baby boomers are retiring and looking for warmer, less expensive places to live out their days. The presence of expats in other countries is increasingly dramatic. … Continue reading

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Occupy Seattle

Beryl Gorbman Seattle has its own version of Occupy Wall Street. We’ve visited it several times. The first time was a quiet Tuesday late morning. The police had come through at 7 a.m. and removed all the tents, so many … Continue reading

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AARP Insurance Promotion is a Fraud

Seattle Beryl Gorbman Right now it’s time to buy or renew your Medicare coverage if you are 65 or older. As I mentioned in a previous article, the options are numerous and can be confusing. You have to plan on … Continue reading

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The Poet Laureate of “Occupy Seattle”

Seattle Beryl Gorbman Yesterday, as I was entering an office building in downtown Seattle, a gentleman who appeared homeless gallantly walked ahead of me to open the door and hold it for me. As it turned out, we were going … Continue reading

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Around Seattle – Chocolates, Art, Joint Replacements, Turkeys

Beryl Gorbman Chocolate – How Good Can it Get? Here are some photos of Chocolopolis, the ultimate in chocolate shops, located on Seattle’s Queen Anne Hill. Every single person who worked there knew their chocolate. I had no idea that … Continue reading

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The Maze of Medicare

Beryl Gorbman, www.gorbman.com Open enrollment period for 2012 Medicare is 10/15 – 12/7 2011 for coverage beginning January 1, 2012. If you are eligible for Medicare, you should be reviewing your coverages now and thinking over choosing or changing coverages … Continue reading

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