Health Equity

Health Equity

I suspect that you have seen the drawing and blog post describing the difference between equity and equality. It’s a compelling image. Obviously, the shortest child, given equal access to view the baseball game will benefit rather little from such equality. Yesterday,...
Healthcare vs. Health Care

Healthcare vs. Health Care

Well, it’s finally happened. Mr. HisTalk and I violently disagree. His note today includes: Re: journalistic style. Is it ‘health care’ or ‘healthcare?’” I use the rules of the “AP Stylebook” for journalists with few exceptions, but one of those is that I write...
Three Big Changes

Three Big Changes

Prognosticators offer narratives of what the post-pandemic world will look like, and we see leaders invoke Rahm Emanuel (or was it Winston Churchill?) in their expressions of how they will “Gretzky” this. Here’s my take. None of this is particularly prescient, but...
Toyota Mirror Replacement

Toyota Mirror Replacement

.. and now for something completely different. For me, writing a blog isn’t about getting clicks, earning ad revenue (no ads here) or getting tweeted. I write here to share insight that may be helpful to others. I started writing this in 1999. Topics vary, but I don’t...
A purpose

A purpose

We went for a walk yesterday. Griffin carried a stick. Humans go for walks to “clear our minds” or “get in touch with nature.”  Dogs already have clear minds. For them, the freedom of a walking trail without security of a leash or the familiarity of a daily walking...
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