Category Archives: Health

COVID in the House

Always a late bloomer, I’ve finally joined the COVID Club, one I never really wanted membership in. And it’s a full house of COVID19. Nothing says togetherness like quarantining with my also positive husband. There are now His and Hers

COVID in the House

Always a late bloomer, I’ve finally joined the COVID Club, one I never really wanted membership in. And it’s a full house of COVID19. Nothing says togetherness like quarantining with my also positive husband. There are now His and Hers

Vintage 1960s gas stove Tappan

Gas Stoves- Whats Cooking?

The reactionary gasbags are at it again. With great indignation they are whining “First the Feds came for our guns. Next, they came for our God. Now they are coming for our gas stoves! Holy Rachel Ray! Chill out. Can’t

Vintage 1960s gas stove Tappan

Gas Stoves- Whats Cooking?

The reactionary gasbags are at it again. With great indignation they are whining “First the Feds came for our guns. Next, they came for our God. Now they are coming for our gas stoves! Holy Rachel Ray! Chill out. Can’t

Lisa Marie and Elvis Presley

What Lisa Marie Presley Told Us About Grief

Being royalty doesn’t shield you from pain or a broken heart. We’ve been learning that from Prince Harry. Now the King of Rock and Roll’s only daughter Lisa Marie Presley has tragically died. The cause of death was termed cardiac

Lisa Marie and Elvis Presley

What Lisa Marie Presley Told Us About Grief

Being royalty doesn’t shield you from pain or a broken heart. We’ve been learning that from Prince Harry. Now the King of Rock and Roll’s only daughter Lisa Marie Presley has tragically died. The cause of death was termed cardiac

I’m Not Falling For Faux Fall

I’m not ready for sweater weather! And I’m not putting away my white shoes any time soon. With Labor Day looming, my longing for a never-ending summer grows fiercer, becoming protective of the precious time left in this most favorite

I’m Not Falling For Faux Fall

I’m not ready for sweater weather! And I’m not putting away my white shoes any time soon. With Labor Day looming, my longing for a never-ending summer grows fiercer, becoming protective of the precious time left in this most favorite

Opioids- Trick or Treat?

Hey, big pharma ( I’m talking to you Sackler family) quit colluding with my insurance company. In a broken medical system, here’s just one small element. Cigna, my insurance company seems to be happy to keep me stockpiled in opioids,

Opioids- Trick or Treat?

Hey, big pharma ( I’m talking to you Sackler family) quit colluding with my insurance company. In a broken medical system, here’s just one small element. Cigna, my insurance company seems to be happy to keep me stockpiled in opioids,

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

A Different July 4th -Dispatches From the Hospital

I knew this year’s July 4th was going to be a different one. Disillusioned and deeply disappointed in our country, this was not going to be a celebratory holiday for me. America’s democracy was already in critical condition when the

A Different July 4th -Dispatches From the Hospital

I knew this year’s July 4th was going to be a different one. Disillusioned and deeply disappointed in our country, this was not going to be a celebratory holiday for me. America’s democracy was already in critical condition when the

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that