Category Archives: Consumer

Video demo of ‘Robin’, Android’s version of ‘Siri’

Very cool.  It’s available now for download on Google Play.  I haven’t used it yet but will starting this evening.  Comments indicate it isn’t perfect (yet).  I’ll be able to compare its performance now with my current Samsung Galaxy Fascinate … Continue reading

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Inventing Cold Sores Begone & Canker Sores Begone

The short version how I, a pencil pusher with no science background, invented two remedies and found myself a small business owner in the early 1990’s. Click on the About Robin tab for more detail and pictures. About the author … Continue reading

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All I want for Xmas is my 2 front teeth and this virtual bookkeeper

Not only am I problem solver extraordinaire (Cold Sores Begone, Canker Sores Begone), I also write a column with video, Business Spotlight, for AOL’s www.MissionViejo.Patch.com. Today’s Business Spotlight is on Christine De La Torre, owner of Christine’s Bookkeeping.  Her entire … Continue reading

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Why pay for expensive organic dog food vs super-premium?

The top 5 benefits of organic dog food Natural Planet Organics The cost of Natural Planet Organics Dog food (dry) 5 lb bag, $11 15 lb bag, $27 25 lb bag, $41   About the author Robin Barr is a … Continue reading

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Madoff Family–Consider This

On the question of innocence or not in regard to Andy, Mark and Ruth Madoff, I was never sure.  But after reading the blog and watching the CBS video clip on Women on the Fence, I am satisfied (for what … Continue reading

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Gene Linked to Cold Sores and Why This is Good

A specific gene, namely C210rf9, on Chromosome 21 has been found responsible for the susceptibility to cold sores.   The study, just published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, indicates it’s not yet known if the gene plays a role … Continue reading

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Teens-Easy Ways That WORK to Prevent a Monstrous Cold Sore

Cold sores, also called fever blisters, can look disgusting, there’s no two ways about it.  That’s why they’re so embarrassing, and nothing will hide or camouflage it. But wait!  There’s more!  They take an eternity to heal.  Well, maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Video: See the New Facebook Called Timeline

I LOVE it!  I’ve read it’s official rollout is September 30, 2011 and can’t wait!  It’s no surprise why I would like it — I’m a fan of biographies, whether reading or watching one, or listening to the story of … Continue reading

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The New Post Office–Change, But in a Good Way

While the USPS requires congressional approval for cost-cutting or  competitive measures, it looks likely that the USPS will operate differently than most of us have always known it. The new USPS will be more efficient than before and positioned to … Continue reading

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Chemo & Radiation side effects-pain relief suggestions for peripheral neuropathy and canker sores

Here’s some information about acuscope and myopulse therapy that worked miracles for my brother Steve’s peripheral neuropathy brought on by chemotherapy. His pain had been intense and never ending, sometimes had him in tears. Me too. We were lucky. I … Continue reading

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