Finding Light in the Darkness

Thursday marked the Autumn Equinox. The day of the year where there are equal parts night and day. Exactly 12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness before night begins to outweigh the daylight hours. Yesterday, cooler air helped to solidify the change and it almost felt as if on cue, the universe tooContinue reading “Finding Light in the Darkness”

Pandemic of the Unvaccinated? – Part 2

I thought I would follow up on my last post with some additional thoughts and number calculation breakdowns. If you haven’t read Part 1, you can do so here. One of the arguments used to explain the high percentage rate of vaccinated breakthrough cases in a population is that we should expect to see aContinue reading “Pandemic of the Unvaccinated? – Part 2”

Pandemic of the Unvaccinated?

I have been following the COVID case numbers on the Maryland COVID Dashboard for a while, but began following it a bit more closely in August when it was announced the dashboard would begin to include vaccination breakthrough case data. If you would like to read the press release announcing it, you can do so here. Continue reading “Pandemic of the Unvaccinated?”

The Difference One Day Can Make…

Each morning we wake up to a new day, never knowing the role it may play in altering our lives or those around us. Some times the significance is known and written on a calendar, but often times we have no real understanding. At my wedding, I had the traditional father-daughter dance, but I alsoContinue reading “The Difference One Day Can Make…”

Ghosts of Thanksgiving Past

My earliest memories of Thanksgiving always surround my grandparent’s rowhome on Kirkwood Road. A table extending two rooms with half of us seated in the dining room and half of us seated at the other end of the table in the living room.  I spent most of my childhood living in the same neighborhood myContinue reading “Ghosts of Thanksgiving Past”

There Are No Sides, Just Paths

I have been quiet the past two weeks. Honestly, I think my brain is on complete overload and overwhelmed by all of the opinions, conflicting data and options concerning the school year. Unfortunately, schooling has become another addition to an already long list of divisive items accumulated in recent months. The notion that we canContinue reading “There Are No Sides, Just Paths”

Lessons Learned from a Cabbage Patch Kid

When I was 4, I dreamed of having my very own Cabbage Patch Kid doll.  It was a fairly common dream in the minds of many little girls as the Christmas season approached, strategically stepping up the pressure on their parents a notch. It created what was known as the Cabbage Patch Craze in 1983,Continue reading “Lessons Learned from a Cabbage Patch Kid”