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Mindo Ecuador House Bargain
Here is an incredible house opportunity in Mindo Ecuador. This is a distressed home sale in the Mindo, Ecuador cloud forest. Readers of our site built the first incredible house in a planned, gated community that then failed.  The house sits alone, surrounded by rain forest, in one of the most important birding areas in […] (October 21, 2018)

The Sound of Silence
Too much noise is bad for our health. Loud sound, even continual levels of moderate sound, can have negative physical and psychological health consequences. Elevated noise can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, and sleep disturbance. Too much sound can change the immune system and even cause birth defects. Chronic noise exposure has […] (October 19, 2018)

Better Memory and Longevity in Sleep
“The sun always shines somewhere”.   This positive idea was a main theme in my 1970’s book, “Passport to International Profit” and remains equally true today. Our lives are driven by forces we often cannot see.  Even if visible they cannot always be understood.  Plus we cannot change most of what what we do understand […] (October 18, 2018)

What If – This Disaster?”>
Here’s some ideas on how to assess risk and survive… even gain and do good in a disaster? This week, Merri and I are in Portland visiting my mom, sister, daughter and granddaughters while we work with our webmaster. Mom’s living where she has for 95 and a half years… right beside the Columbia River, […]
(October 17, 2018)

Amazon & the Healing of Dragon’s Blood
Here is how we learned how to use Dragon’s Blood for healing. Our recent message “Neosporin not” looked at why we have to be careful of over-the-counter cures promoted by big brand companies.  That message also mentioned that our go to treatment for cuts and scrapes is Dragon’s Blood. Cuyabeno River. We learned about Dragon’s […] (October 16, 2018)

Secrets to Avoid Winter Weight Gain
How can someone become 200 or 300 pounds overweight? Autumn and winter and winter weight gain are here. According to research, reported by Johns Hopkins University, people gain five to seven pounds, on average, during the winter months. Add this many pounds each winter, from age 30 to 70 and don’t lose it in the […] (October 15, 2018)

Extra Market Strength in November
A collision of factors, including seasonality, affect stock markets. Many forces are pushing the stock market down at this time.  Rising US dollar interest rates, tension with and within China and questions about Brexit are just a few.   These and the fact that this longest bull market in history is well into its mature stage, […] (October 14, 2018)

Neosporin Not!
Here’s why we have to watch out for what we are told… or sold. As a kid, I used to hate scrapes and cuts.  Fixing them came with a sting! Mom always kept merthiolate, mercurochrome or iodine, all red stuff, in the medicine cabinet. Merthiolate and mercurochrome are mercury-containing substance that were widely used as […] (October 12, 2018)