Tag: covid-19

Did We Forget Who We Are?

This was originally posted on my personal facebook page. Felt it might be something worth exploring in more detail in this particular forum. Pretty sure I’ve managed to get my name on the list of “prime reeducation candidates” at least once over the last several years. However, just in case my name has inadvertently dropped

Aftermath

There is a certain pall in the air right now, pervasive, almost tangible. Here, in the late winter, early spring of 2020, schools are closed, millions of people are recently out of work and tens of thousands — likely to be hundreds of thousands — are infected with the virulent Wuhan novel coronavirus. As of

Be Prepared #2

Two Weeks of Food!!? Be Prepared #1 — Previous — Be Prepared #2 When the Wuhan flu started encroaching across the US, we kind of ignored it. It seemed far enough away–albeit terrible in other countries–and generally appeared to warrant nothing more than a handful of extra cans of soup and an extra loaf of

Be Prepared #1

I was never in the Boy Scouts. I did, however, grow up in an environment that reflected their motto of “Be Prepared”. My grandfather could fix anything mechanical, built his own barn(s) and garage, and ran an 80-acre farm largely by himself for years. Bits and pieces of his wealth of knowledge have stuck with