Tag Archives: COVID-19

Blaming Covid-19?

  Going around the room and asking what has the Coronavirus impacted one’s life, the answer lists from A to Z with “Everything” probably a popular choice. But honestly, I feel that answer would be a false positive. Because blaming … Continue reading

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Flattening The Curve?

  At the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, healthcare experts were worrying about our infrastructure reaching the brink of saturation, and social distancing was the way to flatten the curve and gain time for vaccine & therapeutic developments. Now, 18 … Continue reading

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Public Mandate Vs. Individual Freedom

  You see the word “mandate” a lot in the news media and their social counterparts. Particularly used in the context of Coronavirus prevention, such as mask mandate followed by the vaccination mandate when the vaccines became available are all … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Sep 2021

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Two decades ago, the  09.11.2001 event changed America forever and started our long war on terror.  Have we achieved justice for the near three thousand lives lost on that day?  … Continue reading

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Trying Time, Part 2

  Although the outlook for the Coronavirus is still uncertain, its impacts on our lives are readily apparent. Lives lost, stores closed, and social behaviors modified are cases in point.  But there are underlying fissures more than meets the eye.  … Continue reading

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Surviving The Covid-19

  Today is Labor Day in the US but also the day pandemic unemployment checks from the federal government ends.  Is it time to to go back to work (and school)?  Sure.  Except, the Coronavirus, fueled by its Delta variant, … Continue reading

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My Pandemic Running Windfall

  The Coronavirus has shutdown many road races, particularly the major ones, for the fear of  they becoming superspreader events. So for the past eighteen months my running has been casual with a serendipitous twist. I’m more plugged in with … Continue reading

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A Humorless Time?

  Can’t remember the last time when I laughed ’till tears came out of my eyes. Hasn’t happened because the past eighteen months seem filled with constant fears, pent up frustrations, and a sense of everlasting hopelessness caused by events … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Aug 2021

This week, Americans took a pause on the wildfires, hurricanes, and extreme heats and turned their attention to another crisis – a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.  A country 7,000 miles away is falling into chaos because the US is pulling … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Herd Immunity When?

With the Covid-19 cases on the rise, I was curious when will we achieve “herd immunity.” Are we really going to get there?  In short, the answer is YES.  But ‘when’ is the more difficult part to say because of … Continue reading

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