Dang It All They’re Making a Come Back

Masks that is. Seems not enough people are willing to get a Fauci-Ouchie, in other words, get vaccinated against the coronavirus. As a result, cases are spiking among those who haven’t been vaccinated; some hospitals are filling up, and people are wondering whether to don those dreaded masks. Even worse, they’re wondering if America will…

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Independence Day!

America is celebrating far more than independence this Fourth of July, or at least I am. I spent the past week free of my infernal mask, the baby blue surgical mask that has been protecting me from the coronavirus, for what – a year? It felt good to enter the grocery store without a mask.…

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Just when I thought all the conspiracies related to the coronavirus were gone and all but forgotten, I discovered a couple of gems. These intrigues belong right up there in the Annals of Award-Winning Quackery. But, in all fairness, I did find something positive in at least one of the theories. There is a remote…

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Booster, Rooster? When?

America is moving closer to President Biden’s goal of a 70 percent vaccination rate. At the same time, many people, including me, are asking when and if we are going to need booster shots? I read about a month ago that protection from my Moderna vaccinations would last about six months. The timing coincided with…

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Kung Flu? Why Now?

Over the past several days, there has been a lot of speculation and news coverage, in both major publications and social media, on new efforts to find out once and for all whether the coronavirus really leaked from a Chinese laboratory. Despite the heartache caused by a pandemic that killed and sickened countless people globally…

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Doctor’s Orders

If Wal-Mart says it is Ok, it is Ok, right? We CAN take off our masks inside the giant retailer and shop until we drop – from shopping not Covid-19. Of course, everyone in the store who is not wearing a mask has been vaccinated, right? Don’t ask. Truth can be found on Aisle 3, right next…

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Nicer?

Both the Washington Post and the New York Times have written stories recently pondering an overhead question. Will our experiences as a nation that has struggled through a pandemic make us nicer? Not nicey-nice, but simply nicer to one another, regardless – whether Republican or Democrat. If we have survived the pandemic – physically, mentally,…

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The Gross Factor

Proof the pandemic is not over yet. Covid-19 cases have brought India to a standstill. World-wide the death toll continues to rise. More than three-point-nine million people have died from Covid. Here in the USA, more than 571-thousand deaths have been reported. Steps have been taken to curb the outbreak. More and more of us…

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Mask That Dog

Had a chat today with a cousin in another state, one of the red states where voting is becoming more difficult, and masks are not required. Cuz told me that she heard that dogs, family pets, are getting the coronavirus, specifically one of the variants, possibly the British variant, which is called B.1.1.7. Right, B…

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Tracking Anti-Vaxxers

Despite surges around the nation, the numbers for corralling the corona virus are good. Fifty-point-one million Americans have been vaccinated. That is fifteen-point-one percent of the total U.S. population according to NPR. Would public radio lie? On Thursday, 3-25-21, President Biden announced a new goal – two hundred million vaccines given within Biden’s first hundred…

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