The Turkey is on the two-year plan with respect to colonoscopies, due to a chronic condition called polyposis. So, it was with the usual delight that I retrieved my telephone messages one day last week and heard a reminder from my colorectal surgeon’s office that told me it was time to schedule this year’s fun encounter with the six-foot hose. Be that as it may, this is not a rant about the joys of this invasive procedure. Instead, it is another installment in my ongoing series of bloviations about the health care morass.
Who starts these things? Instead of “happy to be of service” or “my pleasure,” we are now subjected to the negative angle, “not a problem.”
Michigan’s first visit to Penn State since 2001 will be played in primetime, marking the first time the Big Ten rivals have played each other at night. ABC will nationally televise the Saturday, Oct. 14 clash at 8 p.m. ET from Beaver Stadium.