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13 hours ago

More Questions than answers, the new normal

Royce Shook · My thanks to Ken from the Tri-Cities Seniors Acton Society for this · Will the Influenza season interact with COVID this Fall? · How will the influenza season interact with COVID this Fall? Nobody really knows. · Last year, influenza virtually disappeared. There were many countri ...

2 weeks ago

AMERICA LEADS THE WORLD AGAIN

Jim Murray · Americans are always pretty quick to talk up their achievements, and rightly so. The country excels in a number of different areas of endeavour. And today with a grand total of 719,000 deaths from Covid, they lead the world in another area. A lot of this rather dubious achievemen ...

1 month ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · MINDS THAT WON'T CHANGE · I have been following the anti-vax movement for quite some time now and really trying to understand just what it hopes to achieve. The Covid virus isn't going away any time soon, and its reported that 99% of all new cases (and deaths), are among the un-v ...

1 month ago

Adult children and their parents end of life journey

Royce Shook · My Niece, who was in her early 50’s died almost two years ago, but the pain of her passing is still hard for the family. We were out to dinner with her Mom and Dad and their partners the other day. Because of COVID the Celebration of Life had been postponed and was held about two ...

1 month ago

The Friday Files - The Nature of Certainty Part 2

Jim Murray · In a way it’s funny because certainty in this life is often defined in uncertain terms. · For example, it’s a certain that we are all going to die. But it’s uncertain exactly when that will take place. Could be in the next minute or so, could be thirty or forty years from now. · ...

1 month ago

They Used To Just Be Morons

Jim Murray · They kept to themselves more or less. · They drank a lot most nights. Mostly beer. They drove around drunk and probably had their share of fender benders. They quit school before finishing high school. They watched a lot of TV, especially in between low paying jobs. They saved up ...

1 month ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · THE NEW LEPER COLONY · Traveling around social media I'm starting to see a different sentiment regarding those who remain un-vaccinated against Covid. This sentiment can be expressed be best summed up in two words. Fuck'em. · Now that the vaccine has been approved by the almighty ...

2 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · See this guy? He’s the governor of Florida, and he is, of course a Republican and diametrically opposed to anything to do with preventing the spread of Covid. · Yesterday he was quoted, in regards to his threat to withhold funding from school who initiate mask mandates for childr ...

2 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · THE WEIGHT OF COVID STUPIDITY · One of the things we are learning about Covid is just how many genuinely stupid people there are in the world, when you consider the massive number of people refusing to be vaccinated for reasons as yet unknown. In a way, this is a positive, becaus ...

3 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · COVID 19: MY VIEW · Every post I write about the Covid 19 situation seems to meet with some resistance to what I consider to be simple logic. · Maybe these people didn’t have the luxury of living through the polio era in this society when vaccinations were mandatory and resistanc ...

3 months ago

Preparing your workspace for post COVID

John Ballem💻(jballem.com) · Just as health and safety were prime considerations for sending your employees home, their wellbeing must be kept top-of-mind when planning their return to the office. · Keeping your employees safe and in-the-know · If your workspace has been re-configured to accommodate social d ...

3 months ago

I Just Lost 2,000 Followers To Covid.

Robert Cormack · “I’m as unpopular as an electric eel in a pool of catfish.” Edith Sitwell · Something truly unsettling has occurred, something I hold up as evidence we’re not out of the pandemic woods yet. Earlier this weekend, I checked my followers on Medium. In one day, they dropped from 8.6k ...

4 months ago

Post from Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier · COVID hair. My son Maurice definitely needs a haircut!

5 months ago

Friday Night Rant #801: The Fine Art Of Common Sense Thinking

Jim Murray · I’m actually not keeping track of the rants. It was just the first number that popped into my head. But then again, that’s worth ranting about. People who just pull numbers out of the air and broadcast them as real to a bunch of lazyass people who are willing to believe those num ...

5 months ago

The “Vaccine” and our Basic Human Rights

Randall Burns ·    Note; This article originally published here on Jan. 15, 2021 · This post has taken longer for me to write and publish than anything else I have ever written. I attribute this to 2 factors; · 1 – The explosion of information that is now coming out is overwhelming, I have been ...

5 months ago

“Has the world gone absolutely stark raving mad???! (or is it just ME?)”

Randall Burns · Note; This article originally posted here on Nov. 13, 2020 · This article is not intended to provide all the answers; all I’m doing is asking questions in the hope that it will spark the questions in you. As I state in my previous article I don’t expect you to take my word for an ...

5 months ago

The CoronaVirus Scam, Scientific Method, and the Age of Misinformation

Randall Burns ·    Note; This article originally published here on Oct. 7, 2020. It somehow got lost with the change of platform but it is just as poignant and applicable, if not more so, than it was back then. There a few of my COVID articles that have “disappeared” in the transition but I will ...

6 months ago

Fear of the road not taken

Royce Shook · A friend of mine said that he had just attended his first online “Celebration of Life” a week after I had attended my first. COVID has taken many of our loved ones from us and we are learning new ways to celebrate them. I was thinking that when that someone special chose between ...

6 months ago

Our sense of Smell

Royce Shook · One of the first symptoms of COVID appears to be that a person loses their sense of smell. I wondered about this and how important smell is to us and came across this wonderfully written treatise on smell by Brain Pickings. Enjoy the read. · Our sense of smell can be extraordinar ...

6 months ago

Retirement Trends Over the Past 10 Years

Royce Shook · I retired over 15 years ago, but stopped work less than 8 years ago, in that time trends in retirement have changed. The first surprise is that the trend to early retirement has ended and North Americans are starting to push back the time they are starting to retire. · We have be ...

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