Senior Stories

Big 50th High School Reunion

Newark Ohio’s Class of 1953 had two functions for its Big 50th Reunion, an outdoor informal mixer and a country club dinner dance. I hit both. What a wonderful time. Best of all, I figured out some reasons why I love these people so extravagantly, and probably will forever, why the hell nobody seems to…

Seeking Flut: Swan Flutter

Seeking Flut: Learn to Flutter Like a Swan

So this lady in my seniors/exercise/weight loss and cardiac rehab class says to me during warm-up: “Why, you’re just sooo graceful.” To which I reply: “Madam, sarcasm does not become you.” Which was true because she was all puff ugly race walking at two miles per hour on a creaky old treadmill. After all, I’m…

Prescriptions and Profits: Pharmaceutical Industry
Health & Medical Political

Prescriptions and Profits: Pharmaceutical Industry

It may come as no surprise that the pharmaceutical industry is the most profitable business in the country. Americans pay far more for their prescription drugs than citizens of any place on Earth. It will also come as no surprise that as a political issue, the high price of drugs has united both Republicans and…

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