Category Archives: PubWages Staff

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What Socialists Want

What Socialists Want — and How the Free Market Might Provide It! Updated on August 1, 2009 Different people have different preferences. Some value personal freedom. Some value safety. Everything in life has a price. To obtain maximal safety, you … Continue reading

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Children, Finicky Eating and Vegetables

Children, Finicky Eating and Vegetables  When I was a little girl growing up in Rehovoth, Israel, there was a vegetable wagon that used to stop in our neighborhood, with an old tired horse to pull it, and a noisy vendor … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Musical Theater

Support Your Local Musical Theatre Aya Katz [This pub was first published on Hubpages in 2010. Due to the current ban on dueling by Hubpages management, I had to move it to PubWages.] The first musical I ever saw was … Continue reading

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Variations on “The Ash Grove”

[Last Updated on February 26, 2010. First published on Hubpages and then de-indexed.] Folk tunes have a long shelf life. They get re-used often with different lyrics, and we can learn a lot about the values and preferences of different … Continue reading

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The Uses of Copper

When people mention copper, the first thing most will think of is pennies. They will talk about something not being worth a copper penny. But if by penny, you mean the cent that is the 1/100th part of an American … Continue reading

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Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets is a new title in the Pagan Portals series

Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets is a new book in the Pagan Portals series, published by Moon Books.  In it I look in some depth at the subject of how culinary and medicinal herbs were once given astrological … Continue reading

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What to see in the Mountains of the North of Tenerife

Tenerife North’s Anaga Mountains In the Anaga Mountains (Photo: Public Domain) Tenerife is a popular holiday destination in the Canary Islands with some incredible countryside, including forests, mountains, ravines and valleys that overlook the rocky and sandy beaches of the … Continue reading

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Tenerife’s mountains are great for climbing

Tenerife in the Canary Islands is a very popular destination for tourists seeking sandy beaches and subtropical sunshine but the island has a lot more to offer that makes it a wonderful location for taking a holiday. You cannot fail … Continue reading

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Eastern Tailed-Blue Butterfly

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Many people have seen these beautiful butterflies with blue on top and white on the bottom. But very few know their name: Eastern tailed-Blue. Continue reading

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