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States With Legal Cannabis Have Lower Opioid Prescriptions And Related Deaths

States With Legal Cannabis Have Lower Opioid Prescriptions And Related Deaths

Medical marijuana may provide the pain relief for chronic pain patients that opioids can’t provide. According to two recent studies published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a publication of the American…

Crappy Weather Follows Me Everywhere

So this is global warming? I can’t remember Old Man Winter ever hanging on so long. What we experienced in Michigan last week was out right cruelty at its best.…

Riding Out The Storm

Riding Out The Storm

We took a trip last week to visit family, watch some basketball and to catch some early spring. We most pleasantly did all three and did not intend to find…

What’s Cooking?

Well I thought that Spring was here and as we all know by looking out the window today (Sunday) it is still winter.  If this was April 1st I would…

Praise Pays

A retired businessman once told me how damaging negative comments could be to a committee evaluating people for different levels of employment. He said the first evaluation usually proved to…

No Escaping Back Pain

My failed bid to quit coffee, which I outlined in last week’s column, drew quite a bit of attention from fellow coffee drinkers. Most were very understanding as I outlined…

Barbie Drove A Mustang

Barbie Drove A Mustang

 I missed a couple of important birthdays last month. March 9, marked the official birth date of two highly regarded American icons; the Barbie doll and the Ford Mustang. Barbie is…

What’s Cooking?

I see that Winter just wants to stick around so that when the nice weather finely springs, we will appreciate it.   Now for a few good recipes that will be enjoyed by all…..…

Taking The Terror Out Of Terrorism

Have there ever been so many things to terrorize us? Yes. And then some! Following the Cuban Missile Crisis of the early sixties, President Kennedy, sensing the growing menace of…

Can I Stop Drinking Coffee?

Can I Stop Drinking Coffee?

Forgive me if I’m a little groggy this morning. My wife has challenged me to give up coffee and this is the first morning I haven’t partaken. To be honest,…

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