Tag: masks

  • The Old People’s Virus

    The Old People’s Virus

    Whenever I read a story about populations, no matter what the story is, I want to know the specifics of the demographics of the story. So on the day when we surpassed the 500,000 mark of deaths due to Covid, I wondered if there was[..]
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  • The Nurse Who Mocked Covid

    The Nurse Who Mocked Covid

      Did you hear about the Oregon Oncology nurse who posted a bragging video on TikTok about how she travels as she likes,  doesn't wear a mask when she's off work and lets her kids have unfettered play dates? You can get the story here. [..]
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  • Praying for POTUS

    Praying for POTUS

      I have prayed for Trump for four years now, and I will continue to pray in the same vein: I pray for all the darkness to be brought to light. I pray not for a healing for his body, but a humbling of his[..]
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  • Poop-Throwing Monkey

    Poop-Throwing Monkey

    In response to the first night of unpresidential debates, Megyn Kelly says Joe Biden should have done a better job of controlling Trump. Darling, you'd think of all people, Kelly would know the challenges of trying to wrestle a sweating hog to the ground. Roger[..]
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  • For the Love of Bob

    For the Love of Bob

    [caption id="attachment_5454" align="aligncenter" width="940"] MHaskey @ Columbus LedgerEnquirer.[/caption]   "If you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk with others." - African proverb All of my life, I have had the good fortune to have been surrounded by good[..]
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  • From Cornbread & Collards

    From Cornbread & Collards

      Like thousands across this nation, I start back to school next week. My graduate program was always going to be through distance learning so Covid doesn't disrupt that. As this week's DNC proved, there is a lot to be gained from virtual realities. Narrative[..]
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  • As Americans Lay Dying

    As Americans Lay Dying

    I went to a store today that I had not been to in 3 months. I quit going before masks were mandated because it felt dangerous to shop in a store where people got right up next to me unmasked. Here in Oregon, we have[..]
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  • Praying to the Wizard God

    Praying to the Wizard God

    My friend's son is hospitalized. This boy who was in and out of my home as a teenager, laughing with my daughter, doing homework, making plans for the future, always, always intentional about his actions. He grew into a young man who married a fierce[..]
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  • The Politicization of Epidemics

    The Politicization of Epidemics

    My grandsons came for a visit. We have not seen them in six too long months. Not since Christmas. Not since the worldwide pandemic took over our lives. My daughter called before arriving: "Should we wear masks?" "Yes," I said without any hesitation whatsoever. Her[..]
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