“I am going to die today,” I thought to myself, “and I don’t really care.” For many people happiness stands on a pedestal, while other emotions fall far below. But danger lies […]
When we recover, we feel compelled to seek forgiveness. We ask our loved ones to help us for many reasons – a ride home from the eye doctor, a home-cooked meal after […]
The brain = a physical part of you. Therefore, “mental” illness is physical illness. I am weight restored, and I have been steadily maintaining this weight for months now. My blood labs […]
Since I left college in the ‘60s, my “thankful” list has shrunk. The “not thankful” list is on its second ream of paper. Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to be thankful, as tradition […]
During the 2016 campaign, Donald told the nation exactly how horrible a person he is and how terrible a President he would be. In July 2017 there were at least 77 reported examples of Donald or his minions doing the horrible things Donald said he would.
The vascular surgeon who removed my gangrenous gall bladder last month received his early medical training in Lahore, Pakistan. He’s been a member of the medical community in my rural valley for […]
Democrats spent four months just writing the Affordable Care Act, with public input, and it took another six months of amendments and political wrangling before it passed. Trumpcare? Written in private in a few weeks with no public input, and it’s being rushed through Congress. That tells you almost everything you need to know right there.
I’m not a doctor, so this is not a medical diagnosis. But it is a reminder that we need to keep things in perspective. And when it comes to Hillary Clinton, part […]
No red, white, and blue adorn my flagpole. No patriotic bunting arches over my front door. No fireworks await their flaming demise. I no longer enjoy the nation’s formal parting from Great […]
One of the happiest moments of my two-week travel adventure occurred at 6:30a.m. while sitting on the Copenhagen, Denmark metro after two short hours of sleep. To ensure a stress-free journey to […]