What is Strep Throat? – The question of what is strepsils

What is Strep Throat? What is strep throat? Strep throat, also known as oral throat infection is an illness caused by bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae. It can result from a simple cold or flu. Sometimes strep throat can be a complication of another illness such as a heart or kidney infection, or it may indicate …

Group 44 dart: the start of an epic American road race

By the mid-1960s, road racing in America had enjoyed steady growth; stretching from Watkins Glen and Elkhart Lake in the late 1940s, to tracks throughout the American landscape. Some tracks, like Florida’s Sebring Circuit, were nothing more than a converted Army Air Corps training ground for American airmen during World War II. Other tracks, like …

Taking the kids camping on the Frio River? Here are 5 things every parent should know

Camping on the Frío River, as is the case with camping anywhere along a picturesque river, can be quite an experience. Things can change, however, because the “river-centric” adventure of your bachelor days is made very different by virtue of having children. As a parent, you are the matriarch or patriarch of your family. Your …

A review of "Disturbing the peace" By Vaclav Havel

Almost 20 years have passed since the first publication of “Disturbing the Peace”, Karel Hvizdala’s transcription of correspondence written with Vaclav Havel from 1985 to 1986. With Havel recently announcing that he has begun work on an autobiography, it is an interesting exercise. See how Havel depicts himself, his work, and his politics before the …

Are you dating a narcissist? Seven infallible clues to know if your boyfriend is a narcissist

Sometimes your intuition tells you that something is not right, but you are not quite sure what it could be. Are you in a relationship that worries you? Are you afraid that this person has some “problems” that could cause you a lot of problems? Does your instinct tell you that something is not right? …