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A Matter of Timing

May 5, 2020 1 comment

The rate of development at around 12 weeks of pregnancy is amazingly rapid.  The baby’s size doubles and body details develop extremely rapidly within a short span of a few weeks:

“At 16 weeks, the fetus is about 4 and one-half inches long and resembles an infant; the eyes blink, the heartbeat is easier to locate, facial features (nose, mouth, chin and ears) are distinct, and the fingers and toes are clearly developed; the skin on the fingers and toes even have distinct patterns (fingerprints!).”
https://www.onhealth.com/content/1/fetal_development_stages

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Beware of Fact-Checkers!

May 5, 2020 1 comment

Recently I received a comment regarding my post,  “You Decide.”.  The comment referenced a well-known fact-checking site, snopes, as a source of accurate information.  This evaluation demonstrates how easily “fact checking” can be twisted to say something that is both true and false at the same time.

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Baby, Baby

May 5, 2020 1 comment

A previous post from many years ago, “You Decide”, depicted the model of a baby at about 12 weeks of gestation and asked some provocative questions.  I had totally forgotten about that post until recently.  I just received several comments questioning the accuracy of that image.  The comments and responses are posted separately.  But I felt the topic needed to re-visiteed in greater depth.

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A Test

June 26, 2012 Leave a comment

The following is a photograph of Harbor Towers, an upscale condo building on the waterfront of Boston Harbor.  Does anyone notice anything interesting, special, or different about the building itself?  (No, it’s not leaning.  That’s just the camera angle.)

Love to hear from you.

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Notice

May 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Dear family, friends, and readers,

Due to intermittent internet access during the next month, postings will be somewhat more erratic and sparse than usual.  It may also take a little longer to get comments posted.  Please be patient.  Thanks.

Many blessings to all!

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