Economic Informed Consent? YES, PLEASE.

I cannot think of a single more important topic for today, the day when I officially obtained decent health insurance for the first time in 7 years. I was uninsurable or near enough to it as an individual for that long. You would think that a mother with several dependents who has been through some […]

Look what came in the mail today!

I’ll unwrap it slowly, so you can enjoy it with me. It involves breasts. With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month right around the corner… Citizen has created a really pretty watch in support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Citizen’s Eco-Drive women’s watch is very ladylike with a delicate pink dial, a 20-diamond […]

Letting it all hang out online: not so much

Hey campers, I got a heads up from someone at CBS Evening News with Katie Couric on a hot topic: students, teachers, parents, and what’s considered inappropriate for posting on the Internet. I responded, “This is very timely – both because it’s the end of the year and people are feeling more open about speaking […]

VIRTUAL WALK TO RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR STAGE 4 BREAST CANCER THROUGH GAL TO GAL FOUNDATION

DESIGN-HER GALS™ ANNOUNCES GROUND-BREAKING VIRTUAL WALK TO RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR STAGE 4 BREAST CANCER THROUGH GAL TO GAL FOUNDATION Bend, OR – The hugely successfully Design-her Gals website, designhergals.com  will be making “virtual” history when they launch their interactive virtual walk to benefit the Gal to Gal Foundation, the non-profit organization dedicated to […]

Is this when the plagues begin? Cue the locusts!

My neighbors and I were alerted Thursday of increased West Nile virus activity in our neighborhood. The district mailed more than 4,400 postcards to residents Thursday, saying that four WNV-positive birds were found in the area within the past two weeks. The area of concern includes residents within a one-mile radius of where the birds […]