Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
It’s the time of year when ticks have returned. Reports show that there’s more possibility than ever of getting sick from tick bites. Jonathan Oliver, assistant professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health stopped by The Roadhouse and spoke with Dave about why tick-borne diseases are on the rise, and what we can do to protect ourselves.
Minneapolis writer and activist Bill Burleson has published short stories in literary fiction, and recently completed “Avenue of the Lost and Found.” He has also written numerous nonfiction works, including “Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community.” As a community activist, Burleson is a a regular speaker and workshop facilitator at LGBT conferences and events, founder of the Bisexual Organizing Project, and co-founder of the weekly Minneapolis cable access television show, BiCities! This story was produced for KFAI by Dixie Treichel.