Public School Pre-Vaccine Public Health Class Circa 1932 – Part 1: Good Citizenship

What did we do to prevent diseases and still carry on with daily life before vaccines existed? Vulnerable populations still existed. Public health measures still existed, even under President Herbert Hoover. So let’s take a gander into the archives of historical texts, starting with my grandmother’s health textbook. It should be noted, as we areContinue reading “Public School Pre-Vaccine Public Health Class Circa 1932 – Part 1: Good Citizenship”

Lo Is Domestic AF: Homemade Sauerkraut FAIL

This year we joined a CSA to support the local economy and are likely to continue doing so moving forward. We received cabbage in one of our weekly shares, so we decided to use Joshua Weissman’s recipe for sauerkraut. His recipe is not to blame. I take all the blame on this one. Jacob saysContinue reading “Lo Is Domestic AF: Homemade Sauerkraut FAIL”

Coronavirus US Curve Update: How’s That Flattening Going?

The start of April 2020 has been hard for the United States. Forecasting Cumulative Case Totals It is really cool to watch the things start to flatten. But is that flattening from New York City? Unlikely. As of 5 April 2020, we pushed the 500,000 milestone out to 6-7 of April from what was predictedContinue reading “Coronavirus US Curve Update: How’s That Flattening Going?”

New Jersey: Are We Flattening The Curve?

New Jersey Surge Approximately 1 Week Behind New York As of 4 April 2020 more citizens of New Jersey have died of SARS-CoV-2 than died in the 9/11/2001 attacks. The eastern part of the state of New Jersey abuts New York City, whereas the western part abuts Philadelphia. If we assume that New York CityContinue reading “New Jersey: Are We Flattening The Curve?”