June’s Articles

Thai Children




Gemstones and the Sciences

Treasures From the Earth: Everything about Gems, Crystals, Rock,, Minerals

Geology, Geophysics, Gems and Gem: Pictures (educational)


Mineral Database: http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~jill/glossary2.html

Precious Stones: http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~jill/306e.html

Gemology and Lapidary Pages: includes cutting and polishing of gemstones; Gemstone classification; caring for your gemstones; why collect gemstones; Grading and pricing of gemstones; diamond specials; gemstone cutting sources;

And some great pictures: http://www.tradeshop.com/gems/index.html

Where to Get more information about Gemology and gemstone cutting: includes associations, periodicals, web links, and organizations.



Rockhounders Information Page:

Rock shops and galleries; images and pictures; books, articles and other publications; General Earth Science Information; Paleontology-related sites; Collecting sites and trips Software.


Mineral News: http://www.iea.com/~lream/MinNews.html#sub

Gemstones and Jewelry Shows: In the USA: http://www.jewelrymall.com/gemshows.html

Jewelry and gemstone Jokes: http://www.jewelrymall.com/jewelryjokes.html

Healing Properties of Gemstones and Crystals: philosophy of the vibrational rate of Natural occurring substances in the earth affecting energy grid patterns on living organisms is the basis of the current interest involving gemstone healing properties.

A subject of legend and folk lore, the idea that gemstones affect human health goes back thousands of years.. Whether true or not true, we must accept there are many things in our natural world we simply do not understand. This site explores the potential healing aspects of a wide array of rocks and gemstones; as well as investigates some of the historical models these beliefs came from. Fascinating ideas. New age in content: not for some readers who take objections to anything alternative or radical in thinking paradigms.


International Jewelry Links

Indonesia Elements Silver Jewelry, handicrafts and arts: http://indonesianelements.com/cgi-local/shop.pl/page=index.html

Tiada Jewelry International http://www.tiadajewelry.com/pins.htm


Earth Sciences and Related Topics:

Alaska Volcano Observatory: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/

The Cave Page; cave exploration and fact articles;: caving, links, how to start exploring caves; http://www.cavepage.magna.com.au/cave/cave.html

Carlsbad Caverns: unique underground caves in New Mexico. http://www.nps.gov/cave/

Cascade Range Volcanoes: Western USA http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Cascades/framework.html

Volcano Locations all over the world with detailed info http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Servers/volcano_useful_links.html

Online Maps and Graphics of select volcanoes: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Graphics/framework.html

Learn About Volcanoes: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/framework.html

Science Magazine: http://www.sciencemag.org/



The Nine Planets: a Multi-media Tour of Our Solar System: http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html

Planetary Maps on the Web: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/postgrad/thomasc1/render/maps.htm



Acupuncture: http://www.Acupuncture.com/

The American Yoga Association: What is Yoga?


Herb Research Foundation: Herbal news, research, database of information; excellent material. http://www.herbs.org/index.html

Yoga Resource Directory: http://www.yogajournal.com/directory/

Yoga Guide for Anxiety Treatment: http://www.vapeworld.com/guide-to-yoga-for-anxiety-treatment

Oxygen and Ozone Therapies: http://www.oxytherapy.com/

Publications about Oxygen therapies: http://www.oxytherapy.com/publications.html

Native American Ethnobotany Database: http://www.umd.umich.edu/cgi-bin/herb

Fitness and Exercise News, Information, Nutrition basics, Consumer Awareness,

Body Awareness: http://www.fitnesslink.com/



Our health as we age; discussing illnesses that commonly come with age; advise;

Geriatric Health; Caregiver Support; Housing/Living Alternatives; Helpful Products;

Legal, Insurance and Financial Sections: http://www.agenet.com/geriatric_health_page.asp

Depression in the Elderly: http://www.agenet.com/depression_elderly.html

Grandmothers for Peace Internationally: http://pweb.netcom.com/~lorjacy/gfp/ActivismFromHome.html



Women and Heart Disease, Stroke, Exercise Important Information:


A Forum For Women’s Health: http://www.womenshealth.org/\

Women’s Health Interactive: http://www.womens-health.com/

Natural Health Resources for Women’s Health Concers: http://www.womens-health.com/health_center/naturalhealth/index.html


Note: For those readers who are anti-feminist; consider that several of the abuses, torture, rapes, murder, and mutilation of women still happen in every nation and culture in the world.

Read about what is happening in our world; and begin to understand WHY women have to take a stand to STOP it.


Human Rights: conditions around the world: Women’s Rights and violations of very basic Freedoms; Rape, Abuse of Children: http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/?once=true&

Genocide: http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/msub38.htm

East Timor and Women: http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/library/weekly/aa090999.htm

Women In Iran: Links and News updates-http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/library/weekly/aa021799.htm

The Burning of Brides Alive: In India so husbands can collect the dowry and remarry someone else: (yes, this violence STILL is happening against women).


Women and Marriage Customs All over the World (arranged marriages etc)


CHILDREN (highly recommended reading)

Child Prostitution in South East Asia: a collection of news articles and reports from Capcat:
, Cambodia, Burma

Child Labor: http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/library/weekly/aa091598.htm


Pro-Life- every fetus has a right to life. Women’s rights include the right NOT TO BECOME PREGNANT THROUGH USE OF CONTRACEPTIVES.

This site discusses everything abortion, the hard cold facts; post-abortion complications; health risks and dangers; etc.



Female Genital Mutilation, Female Circumcism (a barbaric ritual in which

Some Muslim and other religions cut off most of the female external sex organ)



Organizations that are making a difference fighting to protect human life all

Over the world: links- http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/library/weekly/bldonate.htm

Burma Articles and News: http://humanrights.about.com/culture/humanrights/library/weekly/topicsubbur.htm

Political Rights of Women: the need for them around the world. Articles and news from around the world discussing what women face day to day; without a voice in congress and government, there is no one voicing the needs of women and children.

Without a voice, women are less than human.http://women3rdworld.about.com/culture/women3rdworld/msub42.htm

Articles about the Problems in Tibet Caused by China invasion and MURDER of Over a million Tibet Citizens since the 1960’s, and the deliberate attempt to destroy Tibetian culture and religion:

Environmental Problems: Each of these links have an assortment of articles that explain the problems, defining the major factors, and explaining in basic language what the dangers are to our world because of the given problem.

Air Pollution: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubair.htm

Deforestation: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubfor.htm

Coastal Concerns: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubcei.htm

Rainforests: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubfor4.htm

The Problems of Nuclear Wastes Around the World:

Oil Spills: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubmp4.htm

Wetlands: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubwet.htm

Whales: http://environment.about.com/culture/environment/msubwhal.htm


Unique Christian Links:

The Bible Sabbath Association: working to promote cooperation among all seventh day Sabbath keeping Christians

Free subscription to The Sabbath Sentinel Magazine (bi-monthly publication)


Christian Educational Ministries: teaching about the spiritual body of believers; youth bible studies etc.

A Woman’s Place in the Church: http://www.diac.com/~edgar/awomansplace.html

Vic Kubik’s Website: International News re. Churches of God; Prayer requests; People News; Obituaries; Outreach programs. http://www.kubik.org/

The Fishermen’s Net Library Ministry: http://www.geocities.com/~sdbnet/fishnet/fish.htm

How well do you really know your bible? Alan Ruth’s website dedicated to hundreds of bible based links, bible studies, Which day is the Christian Sabbath? The biblical Holy days; The Plan of Salvation; News sources;; audio sermon messages; online bible links http://www.biblestudy.org

Biblical Archeology: excellent educational source http://www.bibarch.com/


Non-Profit Organizations we highly recommend to Donate Money to:

Seacap: Helping Vietnam orphans survive; ran by an American man that works to help children who have help from no one else. http://www.seacap.org/

DEPDC: Development Educational Center that works to prevent child prostitution among rural Hill tribe populations in North Thailand. This is the center that June did volunteer work at in 1998 for her graduate degree internship project.



Writer’s Resources

Writing for Therapy: http://www.angelfire.com/biz2/write2heart/

Coffee House for Writers: http://members.tripod.com/coffeehouse4writers/

TheWriter’s Life: http://thewritelife.8m.com/

A Story A Day Writer’s Kit: http://westwood.fortunecity.com/smith/406/StoryaDay.html

Semantic Rhyming Dictionary: http://www.link.cs.cmu.edu/dougb/rhyme-doc.html

The Writer’s Digest: Online Guide to Getting Published-http://www.writersdigest.com/

Writer’s Conferences: http://www.writersdigest.com/conferences/index.htm

Information: links to dictionaries, almanacs, maps, Encarta, Encyclopedias etc.


Familiar Quotations: http://librarians.about.com/business/librarians/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett/

Everything Poetry: Links to poets from all times in history; ect. http://poetry.about.com/education/poetry/mbody.htm

Myths: http://ancienthistory.about.com/education/ancienthistory/library/bl/bl_myth_index.htm


Career Development and Self Improvement

Profile of Various Careers: http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LocLink/JOBC/CARFILE?LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS


Setting Up a Home Business: basic facts. http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LocLink/BIZC/STARTBIZ/GETSTART?LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS


The Best Way to Get a Raise: http://www.womenconnect.lycos.com/LinkTo/dec2099_job.htm?LAFIDOverride=6694941FD11B11D2B06B00A0C9C85F84&LAFCodeOverride=LYCOS&LAFDefaultLinkBuilderOverride=CBLayoutBuilder


Improving Public Speaking; joining a speaking club in your area-Toastmaster’s International: http://www.toastmasters.org/


How to Improve Your Presentation Skills: http://www.smartbiz.com/sbs/arts/bly17.htm


Tips on Improving Your Public Speaking: http://www.freenet.edmonton.ab.ca/toast/tips.html


Family Focus


Childless By Choice: http://now2000.com/cbc/


Child Free By Choice- Stats and info on the truth about people who do not have children. http://www.childfree.net/contents.html


National Fatherhood Initiative: movement to put fathers back in children’s life and create public awareness that child care is not just a "female" thing. it is a co-gender responsibility. http://www.fatherhood.org/index.html


Moms who Work From Home; Ideas; http://www.bizymoms.com/articles/wahm0426.html


WomenConnect: site w/articles and links about career; money, family; women’s concerns. http://www.womenconnect.com/


The Young Women Leaders Program: Promoting leadership training in young girls and early teens. Essential for creating leaders for tomorrow. http://www.virginia.edu/~womenctr/ywl.htm


Parenting; teen questions; family meal money savers etc. http://www.thefamilycorner.com/


Interactive Resources for Every member of the Family: including grandparents who must are predominant caregivers for grandchildren.


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