Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down Swingin’
Ahhhh, October in Texas. Finally, we can all venture outdoors without fear of our lungs liquefying in the heat. High School football is king. The State Fair of Texas is in full swing. Turn off the a/c. Open up all the windows. Time to buy pumpkins. Time to buy Halloween candy. Time to buy something pink. Love it or hate it, October means a sea of Pepto-Bismol pink everywhere you look. Welcome to breast cancer awareness month. It seems, more and more these days, slapping a pink ribbon on everything from yogurt to mechanical pencils to powdered sugar doughnuts has businesses thinking we’ll be more apt to buy, buy, buy. Are you as tired of it as I am? Do you often wonder if any of the money spent actually winds up funding a single study or helping even one patient? Hot pink. Hot pink with glitter.
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