I haven’t seen any PSAs encouraging people to get the bivalent covid vaccine. So, I made my own. I got my bivalent booster shot today. The medical community recommends waiting 4 months since either your last booster or your last covid infection. The CDC says a 2-month interval is fine. I did the 4-month interval.
If you have yet to read Ross Gay‘s The Book of Delights (2019), here is an invitation to pick it up. A collection of 102 brief essays he wrote over the course of a year, the book is about the possibility – the necessity – of attentiveness to joy in the world. We live in dark times, and the
Why do successes sometimes feel like failures? As philosopher Kieran Setiya points out in a wise new essay, “Our achievements, whatever they are worth, are always numbered” (10). Each time we accomplish something, it’s done, finished, and we must move on to the next thing: “the completion of your project may constitute something of value,
While riding my bike last Tuesday morning, a car hit me.Â It was 7:45 am, I was cycling uphill and due west.Â A car coming due east –Â blinded by the sun, the driver later told me –Â took a left turn and hit my bicycle on its (and my) left side.Â Fortunately, neither of us were
Courtesy of Mark Newgarden, it’s Crockett Johnson advising you to get a check-up so that you don’t get cancer. Â Johnson created this 1958 pamphlet for the American Cancer Society, and I strongly suspect that he designed it, too. Â (Clicking on each image will produce a larger version.) Unfold to the left, and see: Next, unfold