Category Archives: Health and Medical

Science and COVID-19

I saw a Facebook post about how a certain doctor said that several people being treated for COVID-19 had been vaccinated. Another doctor questioned the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccinations. The poster presented this as evidence that groups such as the … Continue reading

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The Gathering at the Grove 2021

Yes, this year the Gathering at the Grove is on! Last year’s gathering, which was to be called “The Slack Gathering,” was cancelled. This was due to a certain contagious disease that rhymes with “OVID mine-mean.” We were concerned that … Continue reading

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Greg Abbott: Don’t Wait for Help

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ended the mask mandate in Texas effective today, 10 March 2021. All businesses can open 100%. That’s in spite of the fact health professionals say the risk is not over, and that it might be two … Continue reading

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The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020

As we did last year, this is highlights from our various lives. (And yes, Virginia, some of us are actually real, flesh-and-blood people!) FAMILY MEMBERS Alden Loveshade: I had a story and some articles published, have a few books I … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade End of the Year 2020

See also The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020. 2020 is coming to a close–for many of us, it’s been a long year. This year I published various pieces, including a story for an anthology called Exchange Students that … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade: Why Wait Til I’m Dead Again

Three years after its original posting, we’re reopening comments for Alden Loveshade’s “Why Wait Til I’m Dead?” post of three years ago this month. Alden asks that, rather than wait until the funeral to say what you want to say, … Continue reading

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Stop Funding Department of Homeland Security Abuse

Sometimes the only way to stop a person or organization from perpetuating abuse is to hit them where it hurts–in their pocketbook. It’s no secret that the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), largely through its agencies*, has been … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Screaming Schoolgirls in Malaysia

A 17-year-old schoolgirl felt a sharp pain in her back, thought she saw a face of pure evil, and passed out. Or did she pass out before she saw the face? Whatever it was, it spread, with dozens of girls … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Future of Humanity

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong, 20 July 1969 Today marks the 50th anniversary of something completely unprecedented in human history–a human being landing, and the next day setting foot, on … Continue reading

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No Executions in California

This is from the ACLU: Governor Gavin Newsom just made history: this morning, he announced that California will not carry out executions on his watch. This announcement marks a watershed moment in the fight for racial equity and equal justice … Continue reading

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