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  • Mubarak a pharaoh trained by the Romans
    Mubarak is a genius who has maintained an iron grip on Egypt for 30 years. Any true opposition risks being arrested, tortured and jailed. Egyptian prisons are full of political prisoners. Egypt is one of America’s favorite spots for rendition (define as USA exporting...
    by at February 5th, 2011 at 10:02 am
  • UCLA students extracted from Egypt
    An Egyptologist friend of mine  was in Egypt with UCLA students when the revolution in Egypt broke out. This is the story of how they got from the middle of Egypt at the Al Amarna site of the Pharaoh Akhnaten overland to Cairo and finally home. http://today.ucla.edu/portal/ut/coordinated-efforts-bring-bruins-191803.aspx
    by at February 4th, 2011 at 08:02 am
  • Al Jazeera gets a gold star!
    In the past I have been down on Al Jazeera. I admit I was wrong. In fact, I’d like to give them a gold star. My experience with the 24hr news station from Qatar had been limited to the Arabic version viewed while in the Middle East and a few years back. The crisis...
    by at February 3rd, 2011 at 11:02 am
  • Will Tehrir Square become Tienanmen?
    We are all watching to see what the Army does next. Mubarak’s security police are in plain clothes. Pro-democratic supporters have seized police ID cards from pro-Mubarak attackers. You could hear gunshots on live feed from AlJazeera – the government claims they...
    by at February 2nd, 2011 at 11:02 am
  • Mubarak’s thugs attack women and children in Tahrir Square
    Egypt I thought Obama looked mad last night – especially when he said the word “now.” He had talked to Mubarak for 30 minutes and had seen how intransigent he was. You can see Mubarak’s thugs – rumored to be about 75,000 paid gangsters who terrorize...
    by at February 2nd, 2011 at 10:02 am
  • Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion
    Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion Look for the release of a new Life Choices anthology on March 11 in Las Vegas. 26 authors tell how they are pursuing their passions. Judi Moreo’s Turning Point Publications has turned out two Life Choices books in the last year....
    by at January 23rd, 2011 at 08:01 pm
  • Sunset
    Sunset by Carol Georgi
    by at December 23rd, 2010 at 09:12 am
  • Merry Christmas 2010
    Merry Christmas 2010
    by at December 23rd, 2010 at 09:12 am
  • Abalone
    Abalone shell with sea star, photo by Terry Lilley Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Thank you for your interest in the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey...
    by at December 23rd, 2010 at 09:12 am
  • Hands Across the Sand in Hanalei, Kauai
    Hands Across the Sand - Hanalei, Kauai June 26, 2010 Aloha Ocean Lovers, On the beach today and under the surf, all of us were concerned about the events in the Gulf, and we had local Hawaiians trying to bless our land and beautiful women, covered in oil. When will we learn...
    by at July 6th, 2010 at 10:07 am
  • Deep talk makes you happier than small talk
    "Dr. Conversation" Loren Ekroth PhD The following excerpt is from an article in Better Conversation Newsletter put together by my friend Loren Ekroth, PhD.  It explains why those late night conversations under the stars, around the campfire, or over a brandy...
    by at July 6th, 2010 at 08:07 am
  • Brown Pelican threatened by BP Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling disaster
    Brown Pelican in flight photo by Carol Georgi Carol chose the brown pelican because this bird, loved both here and along the US coast of the Gulf of Mexico, is threatened by the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Thank...
    by at May 27th, 2010 at 02:05 pm
  • Why rural whites still vote GOP & the Tea Party is dangerous
    This is an article I wrote back in November 2008, but as nothing seems to have changed, and in fact might even be accelerating with the rise of the Tea Party crowd, I think it worth dragging out of the archives for another look. Although the demographics of the typical Tea...
    by at May 27th, 2010 at 01:05 pm
  • The Red Mirror Series
    Isis The Red Mirror Series I finished “Isis,” the first book in the Red Mirror Series, am putting together query letters which feels a lot like college applications.  The final draft of “Isis” came in at 93,000 words or about 275 pages.  I like...
    by at May 26th, 2010 at 08:05 am
  • Save the Whales Again!
    A Whale of a Tale. To save Earth from an alien probe, Kirk and his crew go back in time to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it, humpback whales. Remember that great Star Trek IV movie from 1986? Maybe we need some intervention in 2010 cause it seems like...
    by at May 25th, 2010 at 09:05 am
  • Pelican Sunset
    Pelican Sunset photo by Carol Georgi
    by at May 15th, 2010 at 05:05 pm
  • Black Oyster Catcher
    Black Oyster Catcher photo by Carol Georgi Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org Black...
    by at May 15th, 2010 at 05:05 pm
  • The Garden Dude
    New Blog for Dudes (and Babes) who love growing and living green. If you are looking for fun and information all in one place, you should check out this new blog  TheGardenDude.com dedicated to sustainable vegetable agriculture in your own back (and front) yard. David...
    by at April 1st, 2010 at 07:04 am
  • The Sevengill Shark
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is From the Ocean Beached Sevengill Shark   photo by Terry Lilley Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of...
    by at March 25th, 2010 at 01:03 pm
  • Press Release for Hopeless Romantic
    I CONFESS – I am a hopeless romantic. I hope I keep on being romantic til my last breath! ExpertClick.com for Sandra Gore Nielsen press release This is a fun press release for “A True Love Story” written by me, Sandra Gore Nielsen, for the book “Life...
    by at March 25th, 2010 at 10:03 am
  • Wildflowers on Hwy 58 California
    Hwy 58 Wildflowers (Lupine) photo by Peg Pinard Thank you to Peg Pinard for providing these shots of the wildflowers growing along Highway 58 in California.  This is the lovely windy two lane scenic route from Santa Margarita over to Bakersfield, starting at Hwy 101...
    by at March 25th, 2010 at 10:03 am
  • Irish Black & Tan on St. Patrick’s Day
    We like to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a big way here at the Beach.  It takes two PhD’s to put this special Black & Tan together.  Use a lager on the bottom and pour the Guinness on top.  It helps that one of the PhD’s is in chemical engineering. ...
    by at March 21st, 2010 at 12:03 pm
  • Crescent Moon Magic
    Crescent Moon photo by Carol Georgi
    by at March 21st, 2010 at 12:03 pm
  • Writers Bench and Rainbow
    Pot of Gold Rainbow from the Writers Bench photo by Carol Georgi We call this our Writers Bench.  May the Rainbow be our muse!  Photo by Carol Georgi.
    by at March 10th, 2010 at 11:03 am
  • Oscars 2010
    I confess.  I am a movie junkie.  I watch the Academy Awards.  I love the Oscars.  I like criticizing the dresses – and admiring the good ones.  Luckily, we have TIVO so we speed through the ads.  Is that fair?  Don’t know and don’t...
    by at March 8th, 2010 at 12:03 pm
  • West Coast Cormorants
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. for more info go to slosurfrider.org West Coast Cormorants 3 species,...
    by at March 5th, 2010 at 01:03 pm
  • Stormy Sunset
    Sunset on a stormy day Storms Storms and more Storms. We still can be lucky and have a beautiful Shell Beach sunset, thanks to a fleeting break in the clouds. photo by Carol Georgi
    by at March 5th, 2010 at 01:03 pm
  • Sea Otters, Kelp Forests and Web of Life
    Kelp Forest Monterey Bay Aquarium Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi with underwater photos by Terry Lilley and Sue Sloan. Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National...
    by at January 25th, 2010 at 10:01 am
  • Calm between the storms
    A Break in the Storms Carol captures a calm clear Shell Beach sunset in between storms.
    by at January 25th, 2010 at 09:01 am