In 1987, I was a 25 year old working with the Midland Reporter Telegram in west Texas. I had worked at the MRT for three years shooting a variety of daily assignments culture fascinated me, and found the people to be polite and engaging. There were endless pictures to be made, and our photo staff of four meshed well in photographing those stories.
At least four persons who have travelled from Pakistan, two to the UK and two to the US, have taken this strain of typhoid back home with them, leading to the level 2 alert by the CDC. The advisory on travel to Pakistan suggests that extreme caution be exercised when eating food or consuming water in the country. Vaccination against typhoid has also been recommended, though experts agree there is some doubt over whether it will be effective against this variety of the disease which affects the intestines and causes diarrhoea, severe pain and fever.It is quite apparent that we at home need to protect ourselves from this and other diseases.
A very common emotion in our stress filled society, worry can deplete the energy of the spleen. This can cause digestive disturbances and eventually lead to chronic fatigue: A weakened spleen cannot efficiently turn food into qi, and the lungs are unable to extract qi from air efficiently. A person who worries too much “carries the weight of the world on her shoulders,” a good description of how a person feels when her weak spleen qi leads to dampness.
Immaturity, conformity and dependence are consequences of this economic condition. Democratic values are important to everyone, both the mature individual and the immature individual alike. These values of rational self determinacy, autonomy and maturity are being sold to people in very phony and dangerous ways.
The MicroLoan Program provides very small loans to start up, newly established, or growing small business concerns and certain not for profit childcare centers. Under this program, SBA makes funds available to nonprofit community based lenders (Microlender Intermediaries) which, in turn, make loans to eligible borrowers in amounts up to a maximum of $50,000. The average loan size is about $13,000.
“Anyway, we got down off that hill and saddled up and got mov ing with tanks in the rear of us. A few miles down the road we stopped for something or don’t know what but I think an other convoy was in front of us. We shot up. Pollen (and mold) counts are routinely provided through the nightly news or on the Internet. Each provides counts for our area and includes the source of allergens. Counts are usually ranked from low (one) to high (ten) and indicate to allergy sufferers who are allergic to these pollens or mold, the potential for symptoms of hay fever or asthma..