Mellie White has a smile on her face as she paints a wooden door hanger, carefully dabbing pink and green spots with her paintbrush. On her wrist is a hospital bracelet, and in her nose is a tube. She receives all her nutrients through a total parenteral nutrition (TPN), a line hooked into a vein in her heart.
The people who say North Carolina government is conspiring to prevent people from voting may have a case. We're not sure it's a big conspiracy, but there's no doubt that registering to vote isn't as easy as it should be.
Q. My husband has been taking lisinopril for years now to control hypertension. We never associated his persistent nonstop coughing with this drug until today.
I knew a driver who maneuvered her vehicle with both feet – one on the gas pedal and the other on the brake. She screeched up to stop signs, braking hard, and took off again with significant propulsion. I think there was some overlap in the use of those pedals, which is never good for the vehicle.
The June issue of the National Geographic magazine has an article by Isabella Tree which begins with the story of Unica, a 6-year-old child who is going through the preliminary stages in her quest to become a kumari. Unica lives in Patan, a city in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal.
Good morning, gracious readers. Today’s tutorial will address the world of what we call “social media”, and its — some would say alarming — pervasiveness in our society. (That’s right — pretty professorial opening, huh? You know, I am not always the hilarious person you adore laughing at ... I mean with. I can be a highly intellectual individual, my friend, given to rampant ten-dollar words at the drop of a hat!)
Henry Leyva reads Jim Grimsley’s “How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood” (Algonquin Books, Highbridge Audio, 6 CDs, 7 hours). Leyva’s narration is only slightly tinged with a southern accent. This flavors his storytelling as it moves fluidly through difficult material, intricate detailing, and dialogue studded with dialect.