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Decisions, decisions, decisions

By Calvert F Cazier, PhD, MPH | August 31, 2021

It was nearly 50 years ago when Van moved to the small town where I was living and working. His small apartment was close to my home, and he attended the same church that my family and I attended, and I developed a friendship with him. We were about the same age, so it was…

That Darn Hawk

By Calvert F Cazier, PhD, MPH | August 24, 2021

Nearly 60 years ago Alfred Hitchcock made a horror-thriller simply titled, “The Birds.” It was a frightening movie for the time, about flocks of birds (ravens, seagulls, crows, and sparrows) who attack random people in Bodega Bay, a small town in California. Minor dive bombings escalated to fierce attacks, with birds taking chunks out of…

Pardon Our Tech Glitch

By Anne Evans-Cazier, LCSW | August 23, 2021

We should have turned the tech over to the grandkids, right?   That’s what Cal and I do when the too-smart TV won’t work or our phones go rogue…   But seriously we have a great tech team, and even so… yeah, we had a big glitch on the website stranding those of you who…

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