Europe Trip | Blue Oklahoma
I will be on an academic trip to Europe over the next couple of weeks or so, and while I still plan to blog, my posts might not follow my normal schedule given time differences and my professional obligations. I hope that at least some of my content will deal with comparisons between Europe and the United States about sustainability, public transportation and medical issues. The medical issue is personally important one to me as I write this. For example, I've been unable to speak with my primary care physician or anyone in his office besides a receptionist in the last two days. I'm almost sure I can take care of what I need at a pharmacy in Europe, but I'm not 100 percent on that. Basic medical access, intentional limits on contacting physicians and ever-shifting, meaningless bureaucratic rules governing medicine, hiding like hateful cowards under the ugly curtain of greed or just plain ignorance, remain a huge problem here in Oklahoma and in other parts of the country.