January 19, 2006
There's a curse frequently attributed to the Chinese, "May you live in interesting times." It seems that we find ourselves living in interesting times right now. The Department of Homeland Security recently heightened our threat levelfrom code yellow to code orange. Duct tape, plastic wrap, and flashlights are in short supply at local hardware stores. There’s been more talk about smallpox and the smallpox vaccine, and parents and colleagues are eager for more information.