The Plain, The Plain

We have a longstanding tradition at our office – when it’s someone’s birthday, they are supposed to bring in treats for their coworkers. Usually, these treats are donuts. While everyone from Kimberly knows that Van Thull’s triple-chocolate donut is the greatest of all donuts, my personal favorite is actually the plain white long john. No […]

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Beer Gone Viral

Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines for COVID-19. While that’s outstanding news, the logistics of distributing the vaccine are complicated by numerous factors, such as prioritizing the recipients, and the fact that to be effective, the vaccines must be stored at subzero temperatures – Pfizer’s at -70⁰ […]

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Just Wing It

Governments at all levels – federal, state, county and municipal – have their hands full these days. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, governmental bodies are wrestling with mask mandates, in-person schooling and possibly revisiting stay-at-home orders. Questions about the effectiveness and timeliness of mail-in votes may undermine our democratic election. But the […]

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All About Labels

As I’ve mentioned in previous articles, my wife and son have food allergies. Unfortunately, both of them have had reactions and have gone into anaphylactic shock. Thankfully, we’ve had epinephrine injections handy that we could use until they got to the hospital. The worst thing I could imagine would be to have an allergic reaction […]

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We’re All Wieners!

During lunch, my buddies and I have discussions on such important legal topics as gun control, immigration or gerrymandering. Sometimes, though, we talk about much more important issues, like the age old question of “is a hot dog a sandwich?” I said no, a hot dog is its own thing, just like a hamburger. My […]

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