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The Periodic Table of TOPS: Re is for Retreat

There was a time when all pictures were taken with a camera, and phones were only used to call someone. I am also old enough to remember the camera that had a flash bulb, that was only used once. The … Continue reading

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The Periodic Tables of TOPS: Li Fe Pa Th – The Journey to a Healthy Lifestyle

Li Fe Pa Th

A solution is a liquid mixture made up of two or more substances in which molecules or atoms are completely dispersed. Another definition of “solution” is, the correct answer to a puzzle or problem. Losing weight is both a puzzle … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table of TOPS: Mo is for Momentum

M is for Momentum

There are times when things may come to a stop. In order to get them moving again, a catalyst may need to be introduced. This happens with chemical reactions. The element, Molybdenum (Mo) occurs in nature and serves a cofactor … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table of TOPS: Sc is for Scale

Sc is for Scale

In nature, Sc symbolizes scandium, and is used in aluminum bats, golf equipment, bicycle frames and fishing rods. Various forms of this element can be used to help speed up germination of seeds.  For the Periodic Table of TOPS, Sc … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table of Tops: Na is for Navigation, CI is for Clues

Na - Navigation and Cl -Clues

This blog will introduce two elements at once to the Periodic Table of TOPS, Na symbolizing Navigation and Cl to symbolize Clues.  When two or more elements come together, they form a mixture called a compound. Most of the time, … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table of TOPS: F is for Food

F is for Food

The building blocks of the Periodic Table of TOPS continue to be put in place. The order does not matter, as they are all important. Turning to the original table, F symbolizes Fluorine. I find it remarkable that fluorine compounds … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table of TOPS: T is for Temptation

T for Temptation

Up to this point, every element I have discussed had a tie-in with a natural element. One would think with 118 chemical elements, I would be able to find the right one to continue building the Periodic Table of TOPS.  Since I need … Continue reading

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