Ode to Veisalgia*

Ode to Veisalgia*

‘Twas the day after New Year’s, when all through the house, Not a neuron was stirring, not even a spouse. The bottles were lined along the shelf with care, In hopes that Bayer as’prin would have two to spare. The feet were still nestled all snug in...
To V or Not to V

To V or Not to V

The vaccine is rolling out this week, and in addition to helping Santa deliver all the holiday gifts, our nation’s carriers are ready for mass distribution.  If all goes well, Americans will have the opportunity to be vaccinated over the course of the next...
A Tale of 3 Vaccines

A Tale of 3 Vaccines

My Morning Musings:  A Tale of 3 Vaccines The last time I wrote about vaccines was March 28th, just over 8 months ago.  At that time, there were 545 COVID-19 deaths in the United States.  Today, December 2nd, 277,026 of our neighbors have lost their...
Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

My Morning Musings: Talking Turkey Happy November!  As we come upon the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to talk turkey.  (Apologies to my Canadian friends here as you celebrated last month.) By this I mean, it’s time to dispel some myths surrounding this day...
Tears

Tears

My Morning Musings:  Tears We’re nearing the final months of 2020, a year punctuated with joy and sadness.  Tears streaking down our faces likely marked those highs and lows.  Emotional tears are yet another physiological event that underscores our...
COVID-15 vs. Freshman-15

COVID-15 vs. Freshman-15

Here we are in who knows which month of the pandemic, and most of us are probably looking at a bowl of Halloween candy, having that internal dialogue:  Reese’s cups stay, Hershey’s Special Dark chocolate stays, candy corn is up for debate (will decide later), and...