A new smoking ban has taken effect in Washington, D.C., but restaurant and bar patrons can still enjoy the comfort of a smoke-filled room by going over to Virginia, which has resisted jumping on the no-smoking bandwagon. (link)
Meanwhile, here I am at Day 5 of my new non-smoking regimen and I'm doing alright. I have either a cold or flu, so that naturally cuts down on the urge to inhale tobacco smoke and send nicotine to my nicotine-starved brain, so I guess a sterner test will come once this illness passes.
But so far so good.
A reader named Jim wrote in on The Brazosport News to alert us to this -- a downloadable program that helps newly abstaining smokers track their progress in money and more-days-above-ground saved.