If You Can’t Lose It, Hide It

Decades ago I found a Cathy cartoon where she seemed to have nothing but vertical stripes in her wardrobe. She referred to it as Fat Behind Bars. That stuck with me all these years and especially when I shopped for clothes. Because looking fat is a no-no, even if you are, you know, obese. Continue reading “If You Can’t Lose It, Hide It”

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Flu Season Hunting Rules and Limits

First of all, Know your Flu. The symptoms are exactly the same, only the severity is different. A(H3) is more common this year than A(H1N1). Both like to prey on young children and the elderly. A late season showing by H3N2 is bad news for the elderly. Due to the weakening of the respiratory system, either flu could lead to pneumonia and hospitalization of any age person. Continue reading “Flu Season Hunting Rules and Limits”

Jack Davidson At RWA-SD, Part 1

I’m so embarrassed. In the first few paragraphs of my work in progress, Crazy for Trying, I have a police officer doing something totally not done ever, and especially not in front of civilians. One officer tells another to go to the door and be ready to draw her weapon. Yikes! First of all, that’s something the other officer should already know to do. Second, the first office wouldn’t say that because there are people in the room and it implies he doesn’t trust the officer to know what to do. I am so grateful to my critique group for pointing that out. Continue reading “Jack Davidson At RWA-SD, Part 1”

Health 2019

Don’t you hate it when you go all the way to the hospital for a face transplant and find out you will be getting the only nose they have and it’s going to make you fall over? Well, one of the top ten issues that will be coming soon to a surgery room near you is 3-D printing of whatever it is you as a patient will need. Heart things, implants, airway stretchers, whatever you need will be printed right there and inserted into you easily. And the chances that your system will accept the new item is higher because it will be printed to your size and specifications. Continue reading “Health 2019”