Maui After Its Fires

Maui after its fires is shaking, staggered by its pain and its loss. It will never be quite the same. Yet the people of Maui have determination to recover and rebuild. And part of that rebuilding is welcoming the travelers … Continue reading

Scrabble 7th Edition 2023

Ten New Word Lists! The Scrabble 7th Edition dictionary has arrived, and here is your update of useful word lists! These update my 6th Edition lists in a previous blog. Note added 6/17/2023: I corrected a typo in List 1, … Continue reading

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Understanding Is Sketchy, Prevention Largely Guesswork… Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), is the most serious health threat facing seniors. Today’s blog will use the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s interchangeably, because AD accounts for 60 to 80% of all dementia. Dementia … Continue reading

COVID-19 No-Vax Reasons

A Psychological Perspective… No-Vax reasons puzzle everyone I know. We understand misinformation. We understand making decisions that harmonize with friends and family. And we understand saying “no” to vaccines as a protest against many other things that cause us despair … Continue reading

A Magic Shield That Prolongs Life?

Vaccines Reduce All Causes of Death… Yes, we need a magic shield! Coronavirus is evil in its own right: it wants to clog your lungs and kill you. However, it brings many more symptoms with it, such as fever, cough, … Continue reading

COVID-19 National Immunity

Our New Normal… COVID-19 national immunity is beginning to emerge, which will lead the US to a new post-COVID normal. The “lessons learned” in the previous blog provide the necessary ingredients. The path we take will not totally satisfy anyone. However, … Continue reading

Life After COVID: Signposts to Normal

Life after COVID is becoming clearly visible. That is, after humankind, like Thor, defeats the World Serpent of coronavirus, hopefully without suffering Thor’s subsequent fate. As promised in previous blogs, the media abound with good news about the coronavirus. Therefore, … Continue reading