‘Corn-Fed’ White Boys

Weird thoughts: Do ‘corn-fed’ cattle suffer from high blood glucose problems? Do dairy cows that are ‘corn-fed’ produce sweeter milk? Does that have anything to do with my having been warned off of milk as well, causing me to have to take Vitamin D supplements now? And finally, if milk produced by ‘corn-fed’ Iowa cows really is sweeter, than how does that effect the taste of Wisconsin cheese made from that milk? Yeah, I’m not supposed to eat cheese either, dammit!

How The Sun Sees You?

This one is both fascinating and, well, a little creepy too. Okay, we hear all the time about how ultraviolet radiation from the sun can damage our skin, right? But did you know that an ultraviolet camera can be used to reveal the hidden freckles and splotches the sun has already left on your skin? Well, take a look as videographer Thomas Leveritt shocks and amazes a bunch of people by revealing what the sun has done to them!

Is My PC Killing Me?

It appears that my big I’m BAAAAACK! announcement was a bit premature, as I found myself in agony once again not long after I posted it. And, as much as I hate to admit it, I’m almost certain now that it was the time and effort I spent putting that post together that caused my…

In Today’s Episode…

As it was with the “Adrian Monk” TV character (Tony Shalhoub), I can see so much of my own personality mirrored in the “J.D. Dorian” character (Zach Braff) from TV’s Scrubs. And, also as it was with Monk, the ever changing Scrubs theme song even reflects the way I see the world and my relationship…

Water vs. Coke

The following is my modification of an email I received this morning. While I cannot vouch for the validity of the facts stated therein, I certainly think it represents food for thought. VS. #1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely applies to half the world population) #2. In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism…

My Living Will

Last night, my husband and I were sitting in the living room and I said to him, “I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle. If that ever happens, just pull the plug.” He got up, unplugged the Computer, and threw out my wine. He’s…