Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

Marie Curie died six weeks after I was born in 1934. She was a discoverer of Radium. I used Radium to treat cancer patients.  Marie Curie died from excessive exposure to radiations which caused aplastic anemia. Many millions of  people around the World have benefited from her trailblazing science.     Marie Sklodowska Curie 1867 …

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In the 1800s Ignaz Semmelweis  determined that  maternal mortality from childbed fever was caused by doctors failure to wash their hands. [1] It is believed that Jane Seymour, the third wife of England’s King Henry VIII, died of puerperal fever two weeks after giving birth to Henry’s only surviving son the future Edward VI of England.  Maternal mortality …

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http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA         Part II First-person history of “Tinker, Tailor. Surgeon-Sailor” The medical school graduation Speaker said  that I should need [1] the heart of a lion, [2] the eye of an eagle, and [3] the hand of a woman, to be a good doctor. When I examined “sick bay” on the LST …

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http://www.amazon.com/Soft-Jazz-Steven-Rogers-Aukrust/dp/B00C6Z97QA   Tinker-Tailor, Surgeon-Sailor, Part 1 of a series. First-person history of a “ship’s Doc” in between wars. When is the moment that a young student of medicine becomes a “real doctor”? [It is not when the medical school or The U.S. Navy say you are. It happens some time later.] The day I had …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/30   GUEST AUTHOR ~ Gloria Zachgo   I suppose it’s natural for me to write stories with Kansas settings. I grew up on a farm in Lincoln County KansasI  where I attended one of the last one-room schoolhouses  in the country. Although I was the only child in my grade for most …

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“Lessons from my grandmother~Introduction” This essay first appeared as “Early Childhood Education- 1938 Version”, as a Guest Author, in NOVEMBER 5, 2015, LAURA GRACE WELDON: Free Range Learning lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2 childhood [“pre-school is the foundation of an educated citizenry” ..Rogers]   “Catch that bird!“ Don’t let that chicken get away, Charles!” … I was four years …

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A Trillion Dollars for Defense! When I served in the U S Navy, I was defending our nation’s green shoots! One school lunch= $1.70 One school lunch: $1.70 Act Of Kindness Ends With Firing “I handed her the food and said, ‘Here, we’ll take care of it in a minute,”‘ Bowden told the station. She then …

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Apple Computer ~ 1976   [I was 42 y/o]   In December, I am republishing my top ten posts of 2015. Today’s post was published in June 2015 and was  very well received. … One of the benefits of being a senior citizen is to have an appreciation;  a sense of astonishment. A recognition of …

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  INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING    2015/12/22   “Darwin”  2011-2015 “Darwin” 2011-2015  Our Felis catus tribe, part one. [added recording by Steven Rogers] … I don’t know if cats go to heaven when they die. … What I do know is that during the time that they live with us, that they have a soul like I do! …

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Art is the most nearly true mirror of our culture and our heritage. One requires music and art to celebrate our culture and heritage. Art is our oldest recorded history; an unvarnished record of History, ccr INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING   – Supplement for Financial Support of The Music Education  I.B. MUSICAL EDUCATION SPECIAL EDITION This is dedicated to my personal musical …

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INTERNATIONAL BLOGGING 2015/12/17   Christmas Guest,   Laura Grace Weldon One year it seemed we were having the worst Christmas ever. That autumn my husband had been in a car accident. His broken neck was healing, but it left him with severe migraines and what doctors thought might be a seizure disorder. Because he wasn’t medically …

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[I composed this  for my friends who’s first language is something other-than-English. English-first-language speakers  are welcomed to “sing-along”.] Since I became a writer, [I put my hand on a rock, looked up to the Sky and “yowled”: “I am a Writer”(1) – is  there any other credentialing?] —Since I have declared myself to be a …

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  MY SELECT TEN -#6 YOU CAN BE IMMORTAL Same content; posted with corrections of “TAGS” forgive ccr CLANTON1934 6 COMMENTS DECEMBER 11, 2015 Audio Player 00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. A First-person History of a Twentieth-Century Student [In December, I am reviewing and revising my select Ten posts of 2015] …

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In December, I am revisiting the best-received posts – number ten – a book review #10 Three Dog Life 12/4 #9 The Evolution of One Writer 12/6 #8 Before I Built a Wall…. 12/8 #7 Birches – Robert Frost 12/10 #6 You Could Be Immortal 12/12 #5 FDR is DEAD! 12/14 #4 Ella and Louis …

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Now in the final month of 2015, I am reviewing, in reverse order, the top-ten-best received of my posts. Number nine; Stages on becoming a writer. In December, I am revisiting the best-received posts – number ten – a book review #10 Three Dog Life 12/4 #9 The Evolution of One Writer 12/6 #8 Before …

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  A first person history A syllogism (Greek: συλλογισμός syllogismos, “conclusion, inference”) is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true. “In its earliest form, defined by Aristotle, from the combination of a general statement …

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When I was a Resident Physician, I had a 1947 MG-TD   exactly like this. The “wind-screen” folded down on the bonnet. The rag top was nearly useless and it did not have windows. I loved that car! I had a 356 B Porsche in Candy Apple Red I had a 1961 Corvette “Sting-Ray” with …

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Franklin Roosevelt: “…the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself… So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have  to fear is…fear itself…nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and …

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Among all the treasures to cherish, the family is second to none.  I think young people are not provided with sufficient knowledge and skills to assemble and keep one. In several earlier posts, I recounted how very fortunate I was to have been born into a very loving, attentive and instructive family. In spite of …

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