Comments by Sande Anfang
Thanks for your comment, Truthmaker. I have read "Slow Death by Rubber Duck" and am currently reading "My House is Killing Me," about the mold-dust-mite ecosystem that inhabits our homes. It would make a terrifying horror film. In my humble opinion, the best books are two tomes by Doris Rapp, the doctor "mother" of multiple chemical sensitivity. Her book "Is This Your Child" exposes the toxins children are subjected to in school on a daily basis. We need legislation. National groups like the Environmental…
Jack, While your comments may hold up logically as philosophical arguments, philosophy is not what's making us or the planet sick, and it won't rectify the situation. As Steve said in his first response, I'm talking about new latex paint, residue from carpets and cleaning chemicals, and white board markers when I refer to indoor pollutants, not carcinogenic pesticides. These are things most of us live with every day, but they make some of us (including me) sick. There is simply no comparison between…
Here's the toxicology report on one of the pesticides included in Steve's scanned files: Drexel Dimethoate:
Thanks, Barry and Steve. I wasn't going to begin to respond to Jack's response, since I'm working hard to be healthy, and you both responded so masterfully. Great quote, Barry. Amen.
I have seen brightly colored red ferrets on the Coastside Trail twice in the last month, while riding my bike. I checked Google Images and found that they most closely resemble the Black-Footed Ferret. They have raccoon-like black and white markings on their faces, round ears perpendicular to their heads, and bodies like Pringles cans. I was startled and delighted to see them. I have heard the "rural legends" about them for some time and didn't believe them until I saw them myself.