People and Dogs

People and Dogs

The more people I know, the more I love my dog.  We’ve likely heard some variation of this phrase, and in fact, these very words frame a photo of a beloved canine.  As we move into year three of the COVID-19 pandemic, which began on December 12, 2019,...
Censoring and Scrubbing

Censoring and Scrubbing

I’m tired. Tired of the constant conflict. Tired of the indoctrinated idiocy. Tired of stupid soundbites.  Tired, tired, tired. While reading Sunday’s newspaper, I was appalled by the number of school board candidates whose focus was on banning topics like...
If Only There Was Something We Could Do

If Only There Was Something We Could Do

Just over 246 years ago, on April 19, 1775, the Revolutionary War began with “the shot heard round the world.” This same shot created the United States of America.  This might also have begun America’s love affair with guns. Before we go any further, note that...
What is the Magic Number in Which You Start Caring?

What is the Magic Number in Which You Start Caring?

This past week, the FDA halted distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine “out of an abundance of caution” because 6 women had developed blood clots and one of those six died. The type of blood clot they developed is called a cerebral venous sinus...