Ho-Ho-Ho and a Boo Back at You

The holidays are right around the corner. Like most Americans, I’m getting prepared, especially for Halloween, only days away. In years past, I’ve been a witch, which rhymes with b-t-h, a description many of my associates have used to describe me. This year is no different with one exception; I haven’t had a personality change,…

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A Shot or Not?

President Biden recently rolled up his sleeve on TV, getting his third shot, in his case a booster, to protect him from the coronavirus. But the photo-op wasn’t really about boosters, according to CBS News. It was the president’s way of encouraging more Americans to get vaccinated against the corona virus. That’s right: Get shots…

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Does Miss Manners Wear a Mask?

Not sure, haven’t seen the old gal, but I did find a story in the Washington Post recently that quoted her and several other etiquette experts, all of whom offered recommendations to help us politely navigate these troubled times. Indeed, our days are far more deadly now because of the delta variant and deadlier still…

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Safe or Sorry

Two events taking place in Texas in the coming weeks are presenting problems. Why? That state has become a delta variant surge center. People are dying or being rushed to overcrowded hospitals, where they’re taking up space needed for other health issues. According to health officials, most of these people, and kids are included now,…

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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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