A son’s anguish
Have you ever read the comic strip Dilbert?
Created by Scott Adams, it is a wonderfully humorous and satirical cartoon about a white-collared worker, Dilbert, who exists in a world of partitioned office cubicles and micromanaging bosses. It’s very funny.
But this morning I ran across Scott Adams’s blog and read his very angry, very painful, very un-funny post about his dying father.
I hope my father
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No, it’s not a new main dish like the turducken or tofurkey.
A churkendoose is the imaginary barnyard creature created for a children’s story by Ben Ross Berenberg in 1946. A definite oddball, it’s part chicken, turkey, duck and goose.
Sadly out of print, The Churkendoose was a popular Golden Book and 45-rpm record that delighted several generations of children and their parents. Beautifully orchestrated, the 9-minute … read on
Oh, my aching head!
Headaches must be one of the most common health complaints. They affect all age groups, and have any number of underlying causes. Still, most headaches are a minor annoyance at most, and go away with minimal treatment.
But judging by the amount of money spent on over-the-counter pain relievers and headache medications (about half a billion dollars a year), we must be a country in a … read on
Or “Levothyroxine costs how much?”
Last week I went into our local Costco to pick up my husband’s 90-day supply of levothyroxine, a generic thyroid replacement medication.
He has been taking levothyroxine every day for three years, since he had his thyroid gland removed due to thyroid cancer. And he will need to continue taking it every day for the rest of his life.
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