20 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much Coffee


By: Hristina Byrnes/Tempo Most people don’t think of coffee — and the caffeine that packs its punch — as a drug, but it is, and it is possibly the most widely consumed drug in the world. In the United States, up to 90% of people in all age groups consume at least some caffeine daily,Continue reading “20 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much Coffee”

Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.


Like most people in the world, I’m looking forward returning to normalcy. I want to have breakfast at Carol’s in West Sacramento. Dinner at “The Porch” in midtown. I wanna walk down a busy L street with people drinking and pedaling on those brew bikes carts. I miss the crowds of bicyclist and all thingsContinue reading “Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.”

Texas is Corona Free?


Greg Abbott the Governor of America’s second largest state may believe it is, as he is lifting the mask mandate next week. He is also allowing businesses in the state to open at 100% capacity. Too many Texans have been sidelined from employment opportunities. Too many small business owners have struggled to pay their bills.Continue reading “Texas is Corona Free?”

2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think


By: Rob Pichete/CNN London ,In 2020, a devastating virus officially disappeared from the continent it had once ravaged — a remarkable public health achievement that followed decades of work. But you may have missed it. The eradication of wild polio from Africa in August was hailed as a “great day” by the World Health Organization and celebratedContinue reading “2020 was a terrible year. But the world’s in better shape than you might think”

Covid-19 gets personal


The weather was nice last weekend in Sacramento.  It was my third week in captivity and I was itching to rent a car and venture beyond my four walls. An expired Driver License has delayed my adventure for a week. The world is closed, without the daily distractions my personal relationships are front and center.Continue reading “Covid-19 gets personal”

The World is closed again: History Repeats itself?


102 years ago, the last great pandemic was the Spanish Flu.   It killed a quarter of the world’s population. No one is sure where the flu was originated, most assume it was Spain.  It could have originated in China, Britain, France or the United States. The first known case was reported at Camp Funston inContinue reading “The World is closed again: History Repeats itself?”

Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus


Last Friday, at a rally South Carolina  President Trump accused the Democrats of politicizing the CoronaVirus.  Later in the day, Donald Trump Jr., told Fox News that Democrats “seemingly hope that it comes here, and kills millions of people so that they could end Donald Trump’s streak of winning.” Neither Trump was specific, to whichContinue reading “Six Americans Have Died from the Coronavirus”

The Great American Health Care Panic


   By: Michael Kruse/Politico.com LEVITTOWN, Pa.—With whiffs of cigarette smoke wafting from the adjoining Band Box bar, surrounded by the nonstop clatter of bowling pins, Donna Brown and Kaci Rickert sat across from each other at a little low table one recent evening at the shabby, homey Levittown Lanes. The women’s league teammates ate saladContinue reading “The Great American Health Care Panic”