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/ March 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
    I suppose it is obvious that I am a fan of stories. I like to hear them, read them, watch them, collect them and tell them. I believe I am ...
/ March 2, 2015 2 COMMENTS
What if we could cure everything in one simple act?  I wonder, sometimes, what life would be like for me if there was no more injury, illness or death.  I suspect ...
Emergistan and Medicine
/ March 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
    I suppose it is obvious that I am a fan of stories. I like to hear them, read them, watch them, collect them and tell them. I believe I am participating in stories every ...
/ February 24, 2015 2 COMMENTS
I just finished a run of two shifts at Tiny Community Hospital.  Each was 24 hours in duration, separated by a 24 hour break.  As I have tried to explain to many of my colleagues, ...
Faith, hope and love
/ March 2, 2015 2 COMMENTS
What if we could cure everything in one simple act?  I wonder, sometimes, what life would be like for me if there was no more injury, illness or death.  I suspect that like many ...
/ January 18, 2015 3 COMMENTS
When we try to redefine Jesus for our own political or cultural needs, he defies us every time.  This is my column on the topic in today’s Greenville News. ...
Wife, kids, pets and home
/ December 6, 2014 1 COMMENTS
My column in this weeks’ Greenville News.  Enjoy the kids when they’re home!  And Merry Christmas! ...
Thanksgiving:  mission accomplished.   Check!
/ November 29, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Thanksgiving week checklist: Time spent with wife and four amazing children.  Check. Fed 28 family members and friends.  Check. Gave injured dog his medicine; sometimes, when he agreed ...
Issues, humor, hobbies and all the rest
/ February 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Just a short observation.  Medicine is immersed in the ‘customer service’ mentality.  We’re always reminded to be appropriate and understanding, especially when ...
/ February 22, 2015 1 COMMENTS
Thanks to the current Measles outbreak, the news is full of stories on vaccines and anti-vaxxers. The ‘blogosphere’ and ‘Twitterverse’ and all the other social ...