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“Can we have a crisis free day? That’s all I’m asking.” Senator Susan Collins (R-ME and, my senator), in her reaction to the announcement that President Trump had shared highly secret information with Russian representatives at The White House. “Is anybody listening to anybody? I can assure you that talking is a much better way […]
Periodic random thoughts on growing older but hopefully wiser… First, I’ve actually been negligent in keeping my blog up-to-date – probably much to the delight of some of my readers 🙂 In large measure, the negligence was due to our family’s preoccupation with Mom’s worsening Alzheimer’s. So, I apologize for missing blogs in recent weeks […]
Books and Articles worth a Review… First, you should take a look at Health Effects of Dramatic Societal Events — Ramifications of the Recent Presidential Election by David R. Williams, Ph.D., and Morgan M. Medlock, M.D. in a recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine [NEJM, 376;23; nejm.org, June 8, 2017]. It discusses […]
Information for your Consideration… Meanwhile – Back At The Farm – Now that I unloaded on the multitude of issues related to our brains, you may be interested in the revised recommendations of the MIND diet which recommends two servings of vegetables every day, five half-cup portions of fruit or berries, and fish once a […]
Musings from a foodie… Many of you may not realize this but “The Weekly Whisk” is the most frequently read portion of my blog. Hmmmm – maybe I should consider a change of focus for the remainder of my career? I’ve had some interesting places I’ve visited in the last month but none that was […]
The ongoing saga… The Great – Mom is recovering from her acute problems!! And, our family is still talking… The Good – The drift among American politicians – on both sides of the aisles – toward the perspective that Twitter is not the best vehicle for dialogue in solving problems. The Bad – The continued […]
“It’s one of the widest spread attacks we’ve ever seen. We’re entering an age known as cyber-insecurity. There’s going to be a huge response from the public now that doctors and hospitals are being affected, there is going to be a huge shift in how people think about this.” Michael Balboni, President of Redland Strategies, […]