Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

I must confess that the title "Killers of the Flower Moon" is not something I would generally pick up to read, but don't judge a book by its title as I almost did. This is a detective type of story that is based on real life, and will not only leave you angry at the atrocities committed by humans, mad at the leaders of the FBI, but also craving for more. Continue reading

Maintaining Health Preparedness During COVID-19 (and the rest of the time…)

The risk from the COVID-19 virus, while real, seems to be very dependent on a person's pre-existing health status. With hand sanitizer, masks, and other PPE in short supply, more emphasis should be placed on how maintaining your general health is also a key to fighting the virus. Here's why... Continue reading

Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done

Feeling less busy while getting more done sounds too good to be true! But, Laura Vanderkam explains just how this could be possible in her book Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done. While at first I was a bit surprised that someone would take the time to keep a spreadsheet of how all her time is spent, Continue reading

Tips And Tricks To Adjusting To Self Quarantine

Below are are some tips to help you get through this pandemic if you find yourself adapting to a new (hopefully temporary) normal, and are trying to adjust to staying home most (or all) of the time. Continue reading

What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage

It isn't necessarily about hoarding. And there isn’t an easy fix. We came across this article and thought is was worth posting to pass on. While we are not certain that this is completely accurate (we did not verify ourselves but enjoyed the article), it seems like a very plausible explanation. Continue reading

Book Review: The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry

Given current events, I thought it would be appropriate to dig up my old copy of The Great Influenza. It was an amazing read when I read it for a college course. In thinking about our current state of world shutdown, I thought it would be a good review, and I realized I should tell the rest of you about it. Continue reading