Ernest T. crashes through his windshield

Pretend the seat belt was just invented late last year. For months before it was created, people were sailing through their windshields when they had head-on collisions. People were dying right and left, but scientists were working around the clock to create something that would protect them, and then Eureka!, they did it! They madeContinue reading “Ernest T. crashes through his windshield”

58 percent

58% of adults in the U.S. have had at least one Covid vaccination shot now. That’s pretty good I guess, but it seems like it should be higher. I was curious about the rates for other vaccines, so I went to the CDC “FastStats”, and found that in 2015, the following percentages of kids wereContinue reading “58 percent”

How Absurd

Like many people, I’ve recently seen the viral video of the grocery store in Naples Florida where almost no one was wearing a mask in the crowded store. This is at a point where 27,000 Floridians have died from Covid. So I was thrilled to see the store owner interviewed on the NBC Nightly NewsContinue reading “How Absurd”

Northeast Alabama gone!

I was thinking about Covid deaths in the United States recently, and I needed something to compare the deaths to in order to really rap my mind around that big of a number, so I decided to compare it to something local. I added up the populations of Jackson, Dekalb, Etowah, and Cherokee counties inContinue reading “Northeast Alabama gone!”