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Guide to the stars WEEK OF Jan. 8 – Jan. 14

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A New Moon phase enters Capricorn this month and Mercury is in retrograde. Madame G suggests staying away from the computer and possibly all electronics. Take a lesson from the goal-oriented sign and head outside. You can enjoy winter’s crisp, clear, wind while you’re at it.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

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VA Poor Follow-Up Care and Incomplete Assessment of Disability Leads to Suicide

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I have been telling Albuquerque VA Regional Office that suicide rates are partially due to inaccurate compensation claims raters not reviewing all medical conditions that are available to them via electron Health records.

Albuquerque VARO continues to ask Veterans over and over for their medical records when they have them available at the touch of a hand. I further believe this is used as a stall technique. Veterans unable to work and support themselves or and a family finally give up and feel his or her family would be better off without carrying the load of caring for the Veteran

Office of Inspector General, recently conducted an inspection to evaluate the circumstances surrounding...

Helping Each Other as Necessary

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One of the first lessons learned in the military is that no matter how strong you are, everyone must be able and willing to help each other to be fully successful, regardless of the mission. It is a primary lesson, taught in the morning runs, and encouraged at almost every step of the trainee process. You are only as good as the weakest link in your chain; necessity demands help to operate at a maximum level.

Veterans Helping Veterans believes this philosophy, totally.

Started some 15 years ago by several young (a relative term) veterans who were dissatisfied with help they needed from the Veterans Administration, they formed a weekly coffee get-together to discuss options and to...

Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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Continued from last week

CHAPTER TWELVE: I DON’T CATCH THE SUSTAINABILITY OF YOUR DRIFT PARDNER – Part Three, You Can Position Those Solar Mandates Where the Sun Don’t Shine

FRACKING: Hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique for natural gas used since the 1940s. Modern technology allows the prospect of US energy independence with low oil and gas prices. Fracking is the trigger for our reduced CO2 emissions. Lack of it is responsible for renewable Europe’s increase in emissions.

SOLAR AND FRACKING WATER USAGE PERSPECTIVE: You may have heard of California’s annual 70 million gallons water usage for fracking however you likely haven’t heard of the typical annual water usage...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF Jan. 1 – Jan. 7

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The New Year rushes in with a bang. You’re excited because 2015 was so last year, and you couldn’t be more grateful. Madame G suggests making practical New Year’s resolutions. Such as, clean the dishes after every meal or drink hot chocolate everyday. Resolutions are about fresh beginnings. Set goals that you can really appreciate.


Aries (March 21-April 19)

Are you on furlough? Perhaps not, but you may feel as if you’re in limbo. You’re lost between the present and future. It doesn’t suit the ram to sit still, but you must or all your well-laid plans will fall. Madame G suggests using this time for deep self-reflection. You might just learn something. If all else fails...

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