White man dollars

The U.S. Mint is unveiling a new set of dollar coins with the presidents on them. They are hoping that the presidents will make the dollar coin more popular than Susan B. Anthony or Sacagawea made them. Just what we need, more celebration of dead white men. This means that there will be a William […]

Election Day

I just got back from voting. This county uses paper ballots and scanner machines. I’ll come out and say it: I voted for every Democrat on the ballot. I had a couple of dilemmas, though: first, I’m not impressed with the Democratic candidate for governor; second, the Republican congressman is very moderate. But I stuck […]

Cholesterol man

My doctor told me the results of my blood test. Everything was great–blood sugar, thyroid, etc.–except my cholesterol level. It is very high: 223. I don’t know anything about cholesterol but I know that is very high. My LDL cholesterol level is 173. He’s talking about putting me on medication if I can’t bring it […]