How do you know its plutonium?

How do you know its plutonium?

People ask, ”How do you know its plutonium?” I always want to ask, how do you know if you have a headache or a hangover? How could I not know? It feels like rusted barbed wire being yanked through my brain, then it hits my lymphatic system and is painful all they way...
Nuclear Emergency

Nuclear Emergency

What is happening right now in Fukushima, Japan with three of the five nuclear reactors being at risk brings up a feeling of helplessness that goes back as far as I can remember. 1976 in Greifswald, East Germany a radioactive core of reactor in the Lubmin nuclear...

Living with Plutonium-239

People ask what it is like to live with plutonium radiation toxicity, and then they don’t like what I have to say. The words and feeling that arise when the radiation is pouring out my body goes like this: unfit to live, undeserving, unworthy, unlovable scum,...
Folding Paper Cranes

Folding Paper Cranes

Recently I had lunch with Jane Leonard, wife of Leonard Bird.  Even though we both lived in Durango, Colorado, she and I met here in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Leonard Bird, ‘Red Bird’ as he was called, is the author of Folding Paper Cranes: An Atomic Memoir. In...

Radiation~Radiance

A blog about Radiance should lift people up and focus on the good. But, the process of shining a light on the totally despicable is a way to transform consciousness. The denial of the negative aspects of plutonium radiation only serves to keep the whole issue hidden....

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