Do you know where your food has been, who touched it, who breathed or sneezed on it, how it was prepared? Annia Ciezadio insists in The Washington Post "The safety problem for restaurants isn’t the dining room. It’s the kitchen." Restaurant employees work in close quarters and are too rushed to take proper safety precautions, … Continue reading BREAKING EGGS


"Five states currently conduct all elections entirely by mail: Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington and Utah. At least 21 other states have laws that allow certain smaller elections, such as school board contests, to be conducted by mail. For these elections, all registered voters receive a ballot in the mail. The voter marks the ballot, puts it in … Continue reading VOTE BY MAIL


The students in the high school where I taught are taking classes remotely. It seems like most people are doing things remotely these days, attending poetry readings, visiting with family, working. Some businesses have already announced permanent changes. They are closing, or intend to allow employees to continue working at a distance if they prefer. … Continue reading BEAUTY