"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
Carol thinks I'm pregnant!
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 3 comments
Funny story: THE SET-UP: Yesterday at coffee after exercise, I mentioned a strange phone message (very brief: "Mom, if you can't call me back right away, call Jane (DDIL)" in a gruff, choked voice) from my son John the night before, which had ... Read more
Gordon Ramsey would be Impressed by my latest creation!
Saturday, October 12, 2019 3 comments
Fast. EASY. ONE pan! The cheese melts slightly to creat a 'dressing". Koshie’s HOT TOMATO SALAD serves 4 The tomatoes are better when unripe/green! This is AMAZING! 2 c firm-fleshed tomatoes or tomatillos, in large chunks (~ ¾” cu... Read more
Sunday, September 08, 2019 4 comments
I've named the bear Blondie. He's growing nicely -- and still visiting us -- cllimbing the stone wall preparing to come down onto our patio. Still he climbs up always in the same spot -- 15 feet from where I sit at my computer inside -- that's... Read more
Getting to know a ***** Bear !!!
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7 comments
I live on the side of the leading edge of the Front Range. Out the front windows we have a view of the plains. Out the back, the view is of a steep ascent of grass and firs. An unmaintained (and probably no longer on the map, but still legal rig... Read more
The Bear that came to Dinner
Friday, June 21, 2019 7 comments
Yesterday, a juvenile black bear wandered up to the house while we were eating dinner and placed its paws on the dining room window. (What a compliment to my good cooking!) The blind was down so maybe it couldn't see us but we sure noticed him!... Read more
Why write a note to your future self?
Sunday, January 06, 2019 1 comments
It is SO easy to forget how we feel -- I suggest writing it down in as much detail as is meaningful-- as a heartfelt note to your future self. Be eloquent! Then, when you are tired and unmotivated and tempted to slide back into old habits, read ... Read more
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