Thanksgiving Came Early.
Monday, October 26, 2020 1 comments
It was DIFFERENT fire that sprang up very close by and very quickly raged out of control. It caught us (and I believe -- everyone!) TOTALLY by surprise since we were all accustomed to smelling and seeing smoke after almost a month of smelling an... Read more
What do you do when Evac Order Says "NOW"? Tale of fleeing a fire.
Sunday, October 25, 2020 9 comments
We'd been smelling smoke for weeks from various far-off fires in Colorado. Some of it very heavy! At 2:30 Saturday 17th, we received a message to immediately evacuate the house due to immediate fire danger. What we didn't know at the time ... Read more
Don't TELL Me You're Sorry!
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 7 comments
SHOW ME! I've taught my children that "I'm sorry" is just 2 words, fairly WORTHLESS without action to "fix what you broke, to return what you took." It isn't hard even to return "time". You took somebody's time? You give it back! You can do a ... Read more
Learn to Satisfy Yourself on your Diet
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6 comments
One thing I've learned through personal experience AND through observation is that IF you feel deprived, you tend to overeat if possible -- as if by eating more of what you don't want somehow makes up for not eating what you do want. You stuff y... Read more
How can a disease with a 1% death rate shut down the USA?
Sunday, July 12, 2020 5 comments
It's a short, clear, breathtaking article: https://www.quora.com/How-ca
?ch=1&share=d1dc67e6&srid=uGdQn How can a disease with 1% mortality sh... Read more
"Come with me if you want to live." the Terminator
Saturday, July 11, 2020 5 comments
Follow my reasoning here: COVID numbers are SOARING in every state that relaxed its stay-at-home orders. PLEASE wear a mask! PLEASE wash your hands or disinfect them frequently! I know it is difficult. I know it is unpleasant. I know yo... Read more
Can't Get No Satis-Faction? No-no-no No?
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 6 comments
Whichever diet you've chosen, it MUST satisfy you in order for you to lose weight long term and be able to KEEP it off! The trick is SATISFACTION -- in terms of your diet, and your tastes, desires, and needs. Fewer calories, fewer carbs, l... Read more
"United We Stand; Divided We Fall." --our nation's motto and today's TRUTH
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7 comments
Some people get what they ask for -- like my idiot doctor brother who met up in Colorado with an idiot doctor friend. This was immediately after said friend attended an idiot medical conference with a whole lot of other idiot doctors in SEATTLE ... Read more
Understand the Virus = Understand how to be Safer
Sunday, March 29, 2020 4 comments
This is the shortest, most concise explanation I've yet read. The following is from Irene Ken physician, whose daughter is an Asst. Prof in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University. Quite informative. * The virus is not a living... Read more
HOW to be SAFE with the COVID-19 virus. Share your ideas!
Thursday, March 19, 2020 2 comments
*public: coming within 10 feet of a person or surface that might be contaminated ** remembering WHY I'm doing this: SO MANY of the vulnerable population (babies, pregnant women, the sick, the elderly) will die because there aren't enough hospi... Read more
YES, WE'RE PANICKING! We have reason!
Sunday, March 15, 2020 5 comments
The Covid-19 pandemic is causing panic and breeding fear of others. As rabbi Shai Held writes in The Atlantic, it has led to callous attitudes from some quarters toward the elderly (65+), who are most at risk of dying from the coronavirus. This ... Read more
Sunday, December 15, 2019 6 comments
Ever since I got pneumonia 2 years ago, I haven't felt fully recovered. Doctor says I'm fully recovered, butI just don't seem to have the air, nor the energy I used to. And I have the same kind of cough again. Started out subtle. Slow. Ta... Read more
Thanksgiving & after Thanksgiving (A Do-Nothing Personal Holiday)
Saturday, December 07, 2019 1 comments
It seems like forever. All the planning, gift buying, wrapping, and packing in preparation to going to my sister's home back in Texas to see all my sibs and Mom for Thanksgiving. The 2 day drive there AND then again to get back home. The coo... Read more
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