Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Eggnog, Irish Whiskey, and Irish Coffee

BUMPED for this year yet again.

I'm once again posting the egg nog recipe, with a side note that started as a tweet to some friends:
Instead of brandy or burbon, this year I am using Tullamore Dew. It is far and away The Best Irish Whiskey, unlike that cursed sinn feiner (spit) Jameson's. It also makes the Best Irish Coffee evar.
OK, this is turning into a post. I'll pass it on.
You have the egg nog recipe. Irish coffee below the fold.

Ike's egg nog:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Covid Vaccine Fail

Well, this is interesting. According to this paper, vax effectiveness starts to drop off after about 90 days.

Click on the image to read el gato malo's summary, click on the link at the bottom of the page to read the Lancet pre-print.


Read the Lancet pre-print here.

Thing is, we kinda knew this already, given the re-infection rate of the vaccinated. 

I'm sticking with gin and orange juice.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Omicron Covid

Here's a rollup on Twitter of the South African Medical Association Covid statement:

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Covid Vaccination In A Nutshell

 Update (This one is scary! More to think about!):

Two articles I've come across give good reason to pause and think hard about the Covid vaccine.

With no further comment, here they are.

Article here.

Article here.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

World Covid Map

From Johns Hopkins University, the Covid dashboard. Click the image to open a new window:

(Amazes the heck out of me that China has so few cases!)