A Wish List for 2016

As I write this last column for Anacortes Now, I would like to thank Art for taking a chance with me.  I appreciated having this space in which to write for these past two years. 

When in Rome

Happy New Year!  It is time for a new beginning, and perhaps time for a few lifestyle changes to create a happier and healthier life.

The Lovely Lipids

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Lipids are a class of essential nutrients found in foods and in the human body.  Lipids are complex organic molecules that include triglycerides, phospholipids, and sterols.

Wedding Guests Build Benches!

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It isn’t often that a wedding party has to build their own seating just to enjoy the wedding. The Dight family, however, had more than their own party in mind when they got involved at the Cornet Bay Retreat Center at Deception Pass State Park.

The Power of Protein (Part II of II)

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In part I of this series, protein was defined, its roles in the body discussed, food sources identified, and the body's requirements explained. In part II of this series, I will review the consequences of too little and too much protein in the diet, as well as discuss vegetarianism.

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COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times