Tag: #reality

Who Are, or Should Be, the Vaccine Watchdogs?

It’s that time of the year again, when the influenza vaccine is recommended for the public and both public and private organizations spread the message of the vaccine’s benefits. They tell us that it is needed, why, where we can get one, and some of them even manage to throw in a sad story or two about what happens when…

Supplements and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM)

When I was about six years old, I climbed onto the back of my dad’s truck when the tailgate suddenly opened. I went flying backward and onto the ground. I remember feeling like I had broken every bone in my back. Looking back, the incident must have given me whiplash because I remember being incredibly stiff for days. In an…

How to know when “the one” is “The One”

I sat for a conversation with a friend yesterday, and we got to talking about relationships. I told her about that one relationship I had which almost drove me into the ground in so many ways a few years ago. But then I told her about my marriage, and how my wife and I started dating nine years ago this…

Perception and reality

Two very bad things happened in the United States this week. Well, two things that caught the attention of the media. On Monday, two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. I was very upset by that because it was a deliberate terrorist attack on very innocent people. The many times that my wife has come…

Perception, reality, and all that other stuff

If you are the kind of person that likes to study human behavior, like me, and you have never been through an airport on a busy day, I highly suggest that you do so. You will get to see all sorts of interesting people and the things that they do to get through security and on to their gates and…