You'd think that with the 24 hours news cycle and blah blah blah, we'd be hearing more about the nice folks in Wisconsin who are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. My local papers seem to have a lot more about Libya than Madison. Here's where to go for info: The… Continue reading Too Much, Not Enough
We now move to the medical arts, where things quite simply aren't as they should be. Dr. George Papanicolaou first presented his findings that cancerous cells could be found in a vaginal smear in 1928. Despite the efforts of the American Cancer Society to promote the use of Dr. Pap's screening tool, it took until… Continue reading An Advert: SonoCine
On leaving Vancouver. We checked in for the flight, and checked in one piece of luggage. We were hoping to go to one of the nicer (before-security) restaurants at that point, but no. Once you check your bag in, you must follow it. So we went through security, and then something very strange happened. We… Continue reading Where Canada Ends
Bush had to fight the war his father didn't finish (ask Schwarzkopf). Obama took on the war his mother fought from her sick bed. Just sayin'.
Photo by Leo Jarzomb, Staff Photographer, Pasadena Star News The caption on the photo below, which appears in the 13 March 2010 print edition of the Pasadena Star News, reads: "Drama class students rehearse "Skid Row" from "Little Shop of Horrors" during Blair IB Magnet High School's after-school program on Wednesday. Officials say such programs… Continue reading Musical Theater Prevents Life of Crime for Pasadena’s Youth
Not to be missed---Keith Olbermann talks about health care, the end of life (yes, it's going to happen to me and you too), and his father. It's here. If only I could hand deliver the Pulitzer he deserves for this piece.
It's not uncommon, but it is tragic. A person is wrongfully convicted of a crime and sent to prison for decades. It happened to Bill Dillon, a guy who went to my high school. I wasn't friends with Bill but I remember him very well (and his older sister, Debbie). He was a gangly kid… Continue reading Wake up, Florida!