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Coronavirus Community Conversation

Coronavirus Community Conversation

Craving contact? In these times of social distancing, we're thinking about ways for the group to stay in touch. As each one of the post-type pages at this site have the ability to comment at the bottom, we'd thought we'd dedicate a page simply to the comments and...

Instructions for Registration/Login

Skip directly to the Registration/Login information, if you like. New Changes. We've made some significant changes at the site. Let me summarize this. For many years we have had a discussion about including a calendar at the website. At the core of this conversation...

Manasota Activity Interest List

This page is both for information now, and as a resource, as it will also change dynamically over time. Feel free to write in with changes, or to comment below. The purpose of this is to coordinate the various interest areas, and create the gathering points: listing...

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Me and You and COVID-19

Me and You and COVID-19 By David W. Tschanz I spent thirty years as an infectious disease epidemiologist in South Carolina, Arizona and Saudi Arabia.  I also write a lot lately on history and current affairs. Because of that I keep getting suggestions from my friends...

Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday

Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday

Thoughts, and opportunity list.   A few days ago, I humorously passed along a meme, Quarantine: An Introvert’s Holiday. It rings partly true for me: I’ve been an extrovert, and I’ve been an introvert. I remember the specific foolishnesses of those periods...

Coronavirus Community Conversation

Coronavirus Community Conversation

Craving contact? In these times of social distancing, we're thinking about ways for the group to stay in touch. As each one of the post-type pages at this site have the ability to comment at the bottom, we'd thought we'd dedicate a page simply to the comments and...

The Plague of the Spanish Lady

The Plague of the Spanish Lady

Editor's note: This piece was written by our very own member, Publicity Coordinator, and Ombudsman, David Tschanz. David is an epidemiologist, and a historian. Fascinating perspective for the very times we're in.  The Plague of the Spanish Lady By David W....

April 2020, RVC Newsletter

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the March meeting of the American Mensa Committee (AMC) was changed to a teleconference. Because I am writing this before the meeting, I do not have the results of the motions yet, but there were seven motions before the AMC. These...

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