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Her-Story: MO’NE DAVIS

“I throw my curve ball like Clayton Kershaw, and my fast ball like Mo’Ne Davis.” Mo’Ne Davis There is something about Mo’ne Davis that captivates me every time I see her. To my surprise and delight this past Thursday on Thanksgiving morning, the little league pitcher and the rest of the Taney Dragons team members … Continue reading

NUMBERS: Package Delivery for 2014 Holiday Season

It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and what is known as Black Friday madness or a major shopping day of the year. I am not shopping! I am at home, working, on several projects. Some of my family and friends started their holiday shopping as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at K-Mart and a few … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2014: Feeding 9.6 Billion People

It’s Thanksgiving morning, and it’s early. The Macy’s Thanksgiving parade hasn’t even started yet! Some folks are already up and in some stage of production for the big meal that will be shared with family and friends later today. Others are sleeping-in, taking advantage of not having to go to work today. Locally, K-Mart has … Continue reading

Differentiating Between an Outbreak, Epidemic, or Pandemic

It’s almost Thanksgiving and today is an extremely high travel day for many of us in the United States. As I type this post, my sister is flying to New York to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. In an earlier post, NUMBERS: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), I proposed a follow up discussion to differential … Continue reading

Falling Gas Prices and No Gas Cap

U.S. gas prices continue their downward trend with the national average for regular gasoline coming in at $2.90 per gallon. Stats from GasBuddy.com show that the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline is about five (5) cents lower than a week ago: U.S prices for 87 octane gasoline, $/gallon Today 2.903 Yesterday 2.917 … Continue reading