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Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot: Minor Reactions

Yesterday (2/23) I received my second COVID-19 vaccine shot at St. Clare’s Hospital in Lakewood. The 20-mile trip was easy and quick – in spite of the morning rush-hour time of my appointment. There were far fewer people this time, with everyone in for the second injection – I assumed…

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COVID-19 Vaccine – First Shot

Through a bit of luck and timing, I got my first COVID-19 vaccine shot (Moderna) yesterday (January 23rd). It only took a drive of 20 miles to Lakewood to get to the facility, but it was a quick and easy trip. On Friday, a family friend informed us that CHI…

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The War of the Worlds: COVID-19 and the Climate Emergency

While the resolution of the 2020 election works its way through appeals, denials and temper tantrums, the transition continues to the eventual inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20th, 2021. Depending on their political affiliation, if any, people are ecstatic, angry, or indifferent – and yes, there are many of…

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Confronting the Abyss

  “On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” – H.L. Mencken The next “election for America’s soul” is taking place in two weeks on November 3rd, through…

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