Defining Death

Defining Death

My Morning Musings: Defining Death This morning’s email inbox was full of doom and gloom: murder hornets are in Washington, COVID-19 death toll is rising, wildfires are decimating California, Iowa is recovering from the derecho, and Hurricane Laura made landfall as a...
Walls and Bananas

Walls and Bananas

Yesterday in history, August 13, 1961, East German soldiers began building the Berlin Wall, a foreboding structure whose purpose was to divide the city and its people between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section.  While a student...
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

My Morning Musings: Infectious DiseasesHere we are six months into life with COVID-19, and our anxiety levels are still understandably pretty high. Some of the biggest issues gripping our frontal lobe are wondering whether schools should open and in what capacity,...