FYI September 19, 2016

Tom Mashberg: Saving Lives Is Still His Mission
Dr. Donald H. Jenkins: “We went to war without a proper trauma system in place,” says Jenkins, a retired Air Force officer. “Once we implemented a fully resourced system in the field, despite the increase in injury severity over time, we were beating the odds by keeping soldiers alive.”

 

Gelnn Greenwald: WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer)
…In the face of a growing ACLU and Amnesty-led campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden, timed to this weekend’s release of the Oliver Stone biopic “Snowden,” the Post editorial page today not only argued in opposition to a pardon, but explicitly demanded that Snowden — the paper’s own source — stand trial on espionage charges or, as a “second-best solution,” accept “a measure of criminal responsibility for his excesses and the U.S. government offers a measure of leniency.”

 

 

Shorpy September 19, 2016

Circa 1906. "Custom House and Post Office, Memphis, Tennessee." Please feel free to toss your empties out the window. 8x10 inch glass negative.

Circa 1906. “Custom House and Post Office, Memphis, Tennessee.” Please feel free to toss your empties out the window. 8×10 inch glass negative.

 

Circa 1909. "Water front -- Toledo, O." The Cherry Street Bridge over the Maumee River. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Circa 1909. “Water front — Toledo, O.” The Cherry Street Bridge over the Maumee River. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Music September 19, 2016

Quotes September 19, 2016

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.
Estee Lauder,
entrepreneur

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.”
Vince Lombardi, 1913-1970

“There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.”
Henry Ford, 1863-1947

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.”
Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”
Lao-Tze

“Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.”
Leonardo da Vinci

Nurturing is not complex. It’s simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you and offering small gestures toward what they need at that time.
Mary Anne Radmacher

Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body – by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
Grantland Rice

In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.
Les Brown

Videos September 18, 2016

Music September 18, 2016

 

Images September 18, 2016

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Reddit user jim_diesel6 shared this photo yesterday as he went to pick up his grandmother from a Laser Eye Surgery Center in Brentwood, NY. While the thought of partially blind people driving somewhere to get their eyesight corrected is alarming, some commenters have speculated that the bent signs may be the result of snowplows in the winter. Whatever the truth may be, it makes for a quality Internet photo!

Reddit user jim_diesel6 shared this photo yesterday as he went to pick up his grandmother from a Laser Eye Surgery Center in Brentwood, NY.
While the thought of partially blind people driving somewhere to get their eyesight corrected is alarming, some commenters have speculated that the bent signs may be the result of snowplows in the winter.
Whatever the truth may be, it makes for a quality Internet photo!

 

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FYI September 18, 2016

Lauren McCauley, staff writer: Confirming Big Pharma Fears, Study Suggests Medical Marijuana Laws Decrease Opioid Use
Study comes after reporting revealed fentanyl-maker pouring money into Arizona’s anti-legalization effort

 

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400 Ways to Make a Sandwich: A 1909 Cookbook Full of Creative Recipes

 

Quotes September 18, 2016

10 Famous Quotes That Melt Our Hearts
1.      “Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”   The Princess Bride

2.      “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone. I choose a mortal life.” Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

3.      “We loved with a love that was more than love.”   Edgar Allan Poe “Annabel Lee”

4.      “Swoon. I’ll catch you.” The English Patient

5.       “I have crossed oceans of time to find you.” Dracula

6.      “You should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.” Gone With the Wind

7.      “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” When Harry Met Sally

8.      “I think I’d miss you even if we’d never met.” The Wedding Date

9.      “It seems right now that all I’ve ever done in my life is making my way here to you.” Bridges of Madison County

10.   “…I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”  John Green

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision
Stevie Wonder

Shorpy September 18, 2016

            "We'll have you out of here in no time, one way or another!"  Washington, D.C., 1919. "Children's Hospital." One of the daybed pavilions characteristic of the contemporary vogue for "fresh air" treatment of tuberculosis. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View

“We’ll have you out of here in no time, one way or another!”
Washington, D.C., 1919. “Children’s Hospital.” One of the daybed pavilions characteristic of the contemporary vogue for “fresh air” treatment of tuberculosis. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View

 

Washington, D.C., 1919. "Children's Hospital." Sometime during the transition to cage-free nurseries. National Photo Company glass negative.

Washington, D.C., 1919. “Children’s Hospital.” Sometime during the transition to cage-free nurseries. National Photo Company glass negative.