Wearing your white coat – and perhaps your ego and patient’s bacteria – in public

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White coat in public place

People can wear what they want in America. Whether you want to debut the latest vogue or your midriff rife with adiposity, you are free to do so. But just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. In the span of one week, I found two people – on two separate occasions – wearing white coats, each eliciting a different reaction from me.

In the past few months, I have made a conscientious choice to buy more of my groceries in the form of fruits and vegetables – and less in the form of boxes, cans, containers, and cartons, and I recommend you to do the same (the subject of a future post???). Although Winn-Dixie does not sit at the pinnacle of grocer quality – like perhaps Whole Foods or Milams, it does offer a reasonable produce selection at a reasonable price. As I happened to be picking out…

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