Ok...before you go crazy and buy snowbird repellant or snowbird-proof your home. "Snowbirds" are those northern people looking for an escape from the snowy winter weather. Florida has always been a big destination for Snowbirds, but Texas is catching up.
Now that we are transitioning from summer to fall, we are in a sweet spot where there are still summer fruits and veggies in season, but we are also starting to see some fall produce come into season as well.
In recent years, several severe outbreaks of serious illnesses have been caused by swimming in contaminated pool water. Dangerous bacteria like C. difficile and E. Coli can cause severe and even life-threatening intestinal illness. Fortunately, none of these have occurred in our area.
Peeing while standing up just seems natural for men. After all, that's the whole principle behind the urinal.
Anyone who has ever had to clean up the mess after men who miss might beg to differ.
That is a topic for a whole other conversation.
Even though San Angelo is not a big city, Chlamydia infection rates here are high. Tom Green County's infection rate is 623.6 cases per 100,000 residents. This is higher than the state average of 508.2 cases and the national rate of 539.9