Monthly Archives: March 2020

Apologies

A few days ago I unwittingly passed on misinformation spread by Trump. I wrote that GM was not volunteering to build ventilators. This was completely untrue, another Trump lie. I’m grateful to Guy Gordon of WJR Radio for setting the … Continue reading

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Read and Pass On

Jonathan P. Smith is a Lecturer in Epidemiology at Yale University School of Public Health. His message might scare you, but the information he provides is vital. Reading this might save your life and that of people you love, particularly … Continue reading

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No.

No. Discarding the precautions we’ve been taking for a couple of weeks is an awful idea. It is even more reprehensible when given the reasons Trump proposes—to rescue the economy. One could suspend disbelief for a moment and accept the … Continue reading

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Musings on the Coronavirus

I’m not sure what to make of the coronavirus. The primitive part of me believes the planet has begun cleansing itself of an overabundant species that has little respect for its home. As a person who enjoys entertaining some conspiracies … Continue reading

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Some Corona Virus Advice from Ireland

My great and good friend Audrey is an American expat who has been living in Ireland for many years. She recently sent an email to her US friends about what Ireland is suggesting to those affected by the coronal virus.  … Continue reading

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One Bounty = Two Charmin

I’m not panicking. The Corona virus will take its toll and, like other pandemics, burn itself out. I secretly believe this is Mother Earth saying, “Enough!” as she’s done several times in human history. We’ll get through it. A few … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Common Sense

This is from James Robb, a scientist and doctor who has studied coronaviruses since the 1970s. He says we can expect COVID-19 to be ‘widespread’ in the US by late March and April.  That’s scary, but his message contains informed, … Continue reading

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