Monday, August 30, 2021

Some people would rather die--literally--than admit that they're wrong . . .

 and they don't care how many other people die as a result. 😡

See this Daily Kos article: After 2 tours in Afghanistan, vet dies waiting for routine procedure in hospital buried by COVID-19


The Daily Kos's Joan McCarter asked, "What are the consequences 

for the unvaccinated for what they're doing to the nation's 

health care system?"


If that quote sounds familiar, you can find the link here.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

If this will be the 3rd Shabbat in Elul, it's time for another Psalm 27 song

Here's an Ashkenazi-Mizrachi mash-up (combination) of part of Psalm 27 (the Penitential Psalm), "Achat Sha'alti," composed and sung by Ashkenazi cantorial student Josh Goldberg and Mizrachi cantorial student Jacqueline Rafii, who's a Persian (Iranian) Jew:


Tuesday, August 24, 2021

A must-read: The unvaccinated are breaking . . . the health care system & everything else

The Daily Kos says "Unvaccinated are breaking everything--the bank, the health care system, the bonds of society"   

Don't forget to click on the Read More button--it gets worse.  :(


The unvaccinated are causing the deaths of people who might otherwise be saved--hospitals are literally turning away patients with other life-threatening health problems because some folks become severely ill rather than accepting a treatment that prevents the illness, or, at least, mitigates the effects.  Who's going to pay for the deaths and other damage that the unvaccinated cause?

Friday, August 20, 2021

If this will be the 2nd Shabbat in Elul, it's time for another Psalm 27 song

 Here's "If Only (Lulei)," by Eliana Light.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

If this is Elul, it must be time for Psalm 27

Psalm 27, often called the Penitential Psalm, is traditionally recited from the first of the Jewish month of Elul until Hoshana Rabbah.  Here's a song by Chava Mirel to Psalm 27:4.

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Candy would be dandy, if only it were handy (sigh)

Exactly what kind of candy exists for someone who can barely tolerate small quantities of chocolate, nuts, seeds, dairy, or gluten?  I decided not to order salt water taffy online when I saw that the shipping fee was three times the price of the taffy.  Carob chips get a bit boring after a while.  But if that's the worst health problem I have, I'm certainly lucky.

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