Tag Archives: medicine

COVID-19: Attitudes, Frustrations, and Perspective

Since I’ll be talking about COVID-19, variants, and the pandemic, clarifications may be in order. I had COVID-19 vaccinations in May and June, because I thought it was a good idea. Politicos, partisans and crackpots have been throwing accusations and … Continue reading

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Ritalin, the 2020 Summer Olympics, and Me

I haven’t been following the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but could hardly help noticing major stories in my news feeds. Some of them weren’t what I’d call news. Not “news” in the sense of being unexpected. China won the table tennis … Continue reading

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Drought, Air Quality Alert: Living in the Upper Midwest

CANADA BURNS AS SMOKE SHROUDS MINNESOTA!!! Well, no. Not really. Although that’d make a dandy headline. On the other hand, maybe it’s too obviously overblown. Maybe there’s a fine line between headlines that grab attention without inspiring thought and those … Continue reading

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Deeper in Drought, But 87.5% Vaccinated

(Drought conditions in Minnesota. (July 13, 2021)) There’s more to life than drought and disease, but that’s mostly what I’ll talk about today. Partly because discussing what I’ve seen in headlines would mean more research and effort than I have … Continue reading

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