medical & illness

I was working on a slow Friday night in a small family owned B.B.Q. place in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was getting close to closing time when a family of 3 (mom, dad and a small child) came in and sat down at one of my booths. It was almost 10pm and I thought nothing of […]

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After a pleasant day out shopping with my sister, we decided to have lunch at a Big Chain Burger joint. We were seated mere feet away from the restrooms (this is key). We ordered our food and began to enjoy. About half way through, I heard a violent coughing begin at a table behind me. […]

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A few years ago my family decided to take me out for Mother’s Day Brunch. Since they did not make reservations anywhere and I wanted everyone to be able to get what they liked, we chose what I’ll call the “Yellow Round-Up.” It was an unusually warm Spring day and half of the restaurant did […]

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My wife and I saw this in the early 90’s, and we still shake our heads about it. We went to a moderately upscale restaurant in coastal California and were seated next to a party of four, two men and two women, who were in their late 30’s. They had finished their appetizers and were […]

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Here’s one from the owner of an upscale establishment. Happened a few years ago. Several couples (co-workers at a nearby brokerage firm and their spouses) were dining at a long table next to the front window of this particular restaurant. A man walked by and saw them sitting there. He happened to have just been […]

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