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Beware of the Crichton Effect

Here’s a way to stop global warming. Turn up the heat on Russia and China and have a nuclear war.  Purportedly the fallout would create global cooling. Right? Such an insane idea won’t go far but it does give pause for thought if one reads The Wall Street Journal article “Follow Michael Crichton’s Rule” (1). […] [Read Beware of the Crichton Effect]

Ecuador Earthquake Insurance

This week Ecuador attorney Dr. Andres Cordova gives us information about Ecuador property insurance. Andres sent this note. Dr. Andres Cordova PROPERTY INSURANCE IN ECUADOR Let’s face it, regardless of where one may live and have property there is always the risk of a natural disaster. Ecuador is no exception. We don’t have hurricanes or […] [Read Ecuador Earthquake Insurance]

Gratitude Attitude

Happy Thanksgiving Decades ago I learned a meditative technique using what was called the Gratitude Attitude. That name stuck in my mind… a lot because of a shamanic lesson. I would like to share a memory to add extra spirit to this day of thanksgiving. My son and I meditating on our gratitude for warmth […] [Read Gratitude Attitude]

They Retired Early in Panama

See what happened to this couple who did not plan to retire early in Panama. See how inexpensive housing and low costs changed a couples expectations of what retirement means in the article below from our friend Jackie Lange of Panama Relocation Tours. Retiring early was not the plan!  When Nancy and Sam Clawson came […] [Read They Retired Early in Panama]

Refreshing the Investing Thought

How can we adapt our investing to changing values? We live in a turbulent world and can expect rapid change, hidden agendas and huge shifts in communication. Fortunately when we are caught in the currents of such rapid shifts, our anchors of value can help us remain steady and secure. Image from WSJ.com “The Baby […] [Read Refreshing the Investing Thought]

Pain Relief From Magnesium

Do you have aches & pains? Can’t sleep at night?  Try Magnesium.  Magnesium brings pain relief and much more!  Merri and I have lived and studied for decades with great healers steeped in ancient wisdom on how to have good natural health.  We try to integrate the knowledge we learned in a practical Western way… […] [Read Pain Relief From Magnesium]

Bahia Ecuador Beach Condo

Bahia is my favorite beach town in Ecuador. Here’s a paid advertisement for a Bahia beach condo. Ocean Bay Towers Building is located right in front of the beach.   You only  have to cross the street for beach access. These condos are close and convenient to shops, restaurants and cinema. The closest airport is […] [Read Bahia Ecuador Beach Condo]

Ecuador Beach Condos Under $58,000

This week Ecuador attorney Dr. Andres Cordova gives us information about Ecuador beach condos for sale. Andres sent this note. Dr. Andres Cordova BEACH CONDOS STARTING AT LESS THAN $58,000 Several times a year I eagerly hit the road and visit many destinations throughout Ecuador to attend to clients, look for real estate opportunities, learn […] [Read Ecuador Beach Condos Under $58,000]

A Privacy Joke, or…

Is this a travesty? Here’s how the loss of a special privacy cannot be changed or taken back. Many readers have asked ,e the question, “Gary, how in the heck did you get where you are?” It all began in the 1970s when I was a leader in the idea of being international.  I taught […] [Read A Privacy Joke, or…]

Low Medical Costs in Panama

Have you seen any results from the US government’s attempts to bring US medical costs down? So far US consumers have not seen many low cost hospital benefits.  Nothing is as likely to ruin a person or family’s life as fast as medical expenses in America. Health care charges are not ridiculous in other countries!  […] [Read Low Medical Costs in Panama]