Ventilators, ventilators, ventilators!! They are our salvation, we need...I don’t know, hundreds of thousands of them! Have you ever seen someone on a ventilator? It may be better than expiring in respiratory distress. But can you imagine how it feels to know you are not breathing, to feel the mechanical pumping where your own rhythm … Continue reading May I Vent?
I know a veteran in his 90's who lives at this Soldier's home; he is a lovely gentleman. He was my parents' pharmacist for many years. Decades ago, when my Dad was in pain after a heart attack, he opened his pharmacy at an ungodly hour to make sure that my Dad could get his … Continue reading This Makes Me so Angry
...ever sell blood for lunch money? Street people, when I lived amongst them, sold their blood as often as possible to blood banks in Boulder, Colorado. Want to hear about when I sold my blood for a few bucks and a Rocky Mountain high? From the museum in Manila I visited this time last year
Where to begin? It seems war is just too big of a topic for Hollywood to handle in 90-110 minutes. Go figure. I suspect what people want from Hollywood is to take the viewer from innocent civilian to battle-hardened soldier and back again. Do we really want Hollywood to tell us about Charlie’s war in … Continue reading Preface: 50 Shades of McTemplar
Kung Flu is creating unparalleled hardships, as I alluded to a while back, vis-a-vis sugar-babies and their benefactors. My greatest concern during the current crisis is how to maintain social distancing in homes that are suddenly chockablock with light-brown Sugar? Advice and consent from first-world geniuses with experience in handling complex, coed, intergenerational and cross-cultural … Continue reading Sugar-Baby Problems, Oh My!