Pretending to be Irish

Yesterday, March 14th, the city of Phoenix, in the County of Maricopa, in the State of Arizona, celebrated St. Paddy’s Day with a downtown parade. Celebrating a holiday two days early may not seem unusual for a city with a reputation for being a renegade location inhabited by conservative, border-scrutinizing citizens who shun such nation-wide traditions … More Pretending to be Irish

Facing an About-face

Ever heard the joke about the guy asking his physician, “Doc, I don’t smoke or drink. I eat right and exercise. Will I live longer?” with his doctor replying, “No – it’ll just seem that way.” Trendy nutrition advisories from various government agencies appear periodically and shake up our comfortable life style with more “don’t” … More Facing an About-face