Nonsense news

I thought for sure that all of the major news outlets were following my blog, but I guess they’re not, because they are not following my advice about avoiding nonsensical, unimportant, sensationalistic stories. This morning on Good Morning America they reported on a side effect of the vaccines that causes a heart problem. Okay, thatContinue reading “Nonsense news”

Yard Sale!

The Southerner in me just loves yard sales, and I didn’t get to have one last year, so now that things are getting better, I’m going to have a yard sale tomorrow! My lovely wife is making me be careful, though. Even though it’s an outdoor “affair”, I’m going to set up a table withContinue reading “Yard Sale!”

Media mania

Let me start out by saying that I believe most of what the mainstream media reports is true and accurate. Of course there are mistakes from time to time, but if you see a story in lots of different places from lots of different outlets, it’s probably as true as it can be at theContinue reading “Media mania”

4000

4000. Four thousand. FOUR THOUSAND. I’ve done a blog in the past where I talked about how amazed I was about the number of people dying from Covid-19, but this number is really hard to wrap my brain around. 4000 people dying in 24 hours. It’s just crazy. When this all started last Spring, andContinue reading “4000”

It’s okay to take a break from the news

If a mosquito bites us, we swat it right away. If a bee stings us, we’re aware of what caused our pain immediately. And right before we have to speak in front of a crowd, most of us are aware of what’s causing our anxiety. The causes of these moments of discomfort are easy toContinue reading “It’s okay to take a break from the news”