Some good info here:
Honey, salt, sugar: Indefinite
Tabasco sauce, pepper, vinegar: 3-4 years
Jelly in plastic tubs: 2-3 years
Olive oil, parmesan cheese, taco sauce, mustard, soy sauce: 1-2 years
Mayonnaise, relish, barbecue sauce, tartar sauce, horseradish sauce, maple syrup, nut butters, salad dressing, ketchup: 1 year
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December 7, 1941. 74 years ago.
If you meet a Pearl Harbor vet, thank ’em. They’re pretty rare (an 18 year old then would be 92 now…).
Thanks to our Pearl Harbor vets.
I post this every year, and I still enjoy it…
Happy Birthday, sweetheart! We wish you all the best.
Here’s a nice throwback birthday post:
We love you a lot! Your life has progressed in the last seven years (see the following post), we’ve been happy to have raised you (so far), and we wish you the best. First year out of the teens. Congrats. Still can’t drink.
Looking at the blog I found this trip down memory lane turned up this ‘gem’ from several years ago:
Today’s the first day of teendom for my littlest girl. She still talks to me, and that’s encouraging, but usually only about horses, or how much she loves horses, or how I should get her a horse.
Tonight we were eating TCBY, and I commented how tall something was. “It’s about 13 hands” was her reply. Horse crazy.
However, no horse this year, and she’s OK with it (though secretly resentful, in the way I still am that I didn’t get either an airplane or a motorcycle for my 13th birthday).
Happy Birthday, honey, from all of us. You are loved more than you can know.
It’s also the birthday of one of my Aunts, so Happy Birthday Aunt Sue!
A remarkably good blog post from Seth Treuger ( @MDaware on twitter).
The classic model of history, physical, testing, diagnosis & treatment does not apply to us. I think we do 3 things in emergency medicine:
- Risk stratification
- Care coordination
Resus is the fun sexy stuff that we stay up late at night having twitter arguments about. As much as I love ketamine, I can go a number of shifts without using it, and very little of what we do is resus. Most of what we do is risk stratification and care coordination.
Read it. It’s good.