A couple of days ago, I blogged about the San Onofre nuclear power plant where transfer of spent nuclear fuel into dry canisters for underground storage has been halted because there have been multiple violations of NRC regulations.
Tuesday's election marked an enormous victory for LGBT candidates in Chicago, Kansas City and Madison, and the number of LGBT politicians only continues to grow as more people not only run, but support diverse candidates who offer our cities a wealth of new ideas and experiences. This is a very exciting time to live in and I hope we see this momentum continue until we see respresentation spread across the board.
Here's some news that makes me feel a little more like a normal person instead of the weirdo I usually feel like: my generation, the Millennials, are drinking a lot less. Hooray, I can relate! It's not that I'm abstaining from drinking; it's just that it's an expensive hobby in more ways than one, and I've seen it ruin too many lives to make it a daily thing in my life.
When you think of the best Grateful Dead merch, you think of it being found at a head shop, or out of someone's equeally heady van. You don't think of it in mainstream commercial locations, but that's exactly where you can find it now. It's everywhere! Hey, if it sells, people are going to sell it, right?
When I make smoothies, I almost never use a recipe. I toss ingredients in, taste, toss in more. I usually get stuck on something I like and just stick with that for a while--often it's a green like spinach with something creamy, like yogurt or coconut milk, and something sweet, like OJ or some fruit and honey. Bam, there's a smoothie, right?
Doctors are upset about patients utilizing online stores to purchase prescription drugs, saying that it's like drive-through menu ordering, sometimes when the patients don't even know if they truly need the drugs or not. This is a legitimate concern, as doctors should be involved in helping patients make informed health decisions.
I'm all about celebrating culture and maintaining beloved traditions, but only when those traditions don't harm anyone. I'm against bull fighting, and now that I've read about it, I'm also against camel lifting.