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Grateful for my vape. Doing battle with the Alliance of Naysayers.

Author Archives: karyyl

John Ashton: A Model for the Public Health Profession

After reading RedHeadFullOfSteam’s article ( about  the Lancet’s endorsement of John Ashton as a refreshing leader of the UK Faculty of Public Health, which sets the behavioral standards for Public … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

WHAP! Week of Sept 21-27

This week’s plan: Vapinatti training Choose a level according to your strength, courage, and spare cycles this week: APPRENTICE: Go to and click once on each of the drop-down … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

WHAP! Weekly Handy Action Plan For Sep 14-20, 2014

My Weekly Handy Action Plan will typically have 2 or more levels,  from fast/easy to difficult.  I figure peoples’ schedules vary over time, so nobody will have the same amount … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Who is WHO?

The WHO event mentioned in the article mentioned below triggered my decision to make the above graphic. Especially since at the same time other WHO personnel are risking their lives … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Are Democrats REALLY Pro-Choice?

I put this up on Daily Kos today: We’re only trying to regulate abortion. We’re only trying to regulate vaping. I was a virgin when I got married! I … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

10 years of Junk Logic to go with the Junk Science

From This is a great poster! I’m going to order one:  I’m trying to decide if I have wallspace for it in between my SciFi art and my family’s … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Introducing Peter the Antzeater

If CASAA or Vaping Milita want to use this image you may do so, non-exclusively. I haven’t decided what I will do with Peter, he may get his own blog, … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 5 Comments

A fantastic post from a non-vaper, non-smoker

Allison’s blog is excellent in general but this week’s post is really fantastic.  Most of it is her personal journey married to a smoker, continuing into his discovery of vaping, … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Vapers! Avoid Turbo tax! Two others are just as good and don’t boycott vapers.

Vapers! Avoid Turbo tax! H&R Block is just as good and they don’t boycott us.  And TaxAct got the best reviews! Here’s a link to PC Magazine’s reviews:,2817,1904319,00.asp The … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Blumenthal Problem

So, is he really unforgiveably ignorant, or really corrupt?  I don’t care which.   Yesterday, Blumenthal was quoted as saying: “Most of the smokers who use e-cigarettes as devices to … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 1 Comment