Dec 30, 2021 – Corona Update

The More the Merrier In this season of merry, what could be merrier than Covid-19 cases in the United States rocketing upward by the hundreds of thousands each day.  Yes, I am being serious.  The Omicron variant of corona virus is a gift to the world. It is the vaccine we have been waiting for.  […]

Jan 14, 2022 – Corona Update

Let her cry, if the tears fall down like rainLet her sing, if it eases all her painLet her go, let her walk right out on meAnd if the sun comes up tomorrow, let her be, let her be Hootie and the Blowfish, Let Her Cry from the album “Cracked Rear View” 1994 In a stunning decision, […]

Mar 8, 2022 – Corona Update

The Way The World Ends “This is the way the world ends, Not with a bang but a whimper” TS Elliot   The Hollow Men, 1925 I have delayed sending this update, fearing that the other shoe would drop, and another surge of Covid cases would emerge from some far-off corner of the world. That does […]

Dec 9, 2021 – Corona Update

OMG Omicron While most of us were pretending to enjoy some dry turkey and long forgotten family members over the Thanksgiving holiday, news of the latest threat to humanity, the omicron variant of the coronavirus, lit up our phones and computers.  Most newscasters on television assured us that we should absolutely panic over this one.   As of […]

Oct 27, 2021 – Corona Update

October 27, 2021 “I don’t think anyone should die from Covid now.  This is an avoidable death. People with intact immune systems have vaccines available to them, highly effective vaccines. There are two pockets of vulnerability – young children who we will eventually be able to vaccinate, and people who are immune incompetent that can’t […]

September 24, 2021 Corona Update

There’s too many men, too many peopleMaking too many problemsAnd there’s not much love to go aroundCan’t you see this is the land of confusion From “Land of Confusion”, Genesis 1986 If you are not confused by the recent machinations of the FDA and CDC regarding recommendations for getting a Covid-19 Booster shot, then you […]

August 20, 2021 Corona Update

“If our goal is, we need 50 percent of people to go up to 70 or 75 percent of people (vaccinated), and you have the governors of two of the largest states in the country that are preventing community institutions from pursuing lifesaving methods, that is killing people. And we’re not used to that, dealing […]

August 1, 2021 Corona Update

The Fourth Wave I just reread my last two coronavirus updates, from mid-June and mid-July.  Both were a bit Doomsday, I must say. Unfortunately, they were not Doomsday enough. On Friday, a report circulating around the Center for Disease Control over the last week, became public. Recent research from Provincetown, Massachusetts, conducted over the July 4th weekend, shows, through […]

July 18, 2021 Corona Update

Consider the following scenario: You meet with a new financial advisor, and he asks you to choose among two portfolios to invest your savings. The first portfolio offers guaranteed high interest returns, and no risk to your initial investment. The second portfolio exposes your initial investment to a very high risk and offers essentially nothing in return. Which […]

June 20, 2021 Corona Update

I thought I was about done with these endless “updates”, and then the Delta variant of the coronavirus came along. I was doing my best to ignore it, but it looks pretty savage, and I thought I would alleviate my angst by sharing some of it with you. There, I feel better already.  The Delta covid-19 […]