Monthly Archives: November 2008

Brain Twister

Thanksgiving dinner is rapidly becoming a fading caloric haze, and as we did not eat at home, I don’t have to worry about stuffing myself today with leftovers. Despite having to work the holiday, the gods were kind, and I … Continue reading

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Sometimes, when the winds are blowing through the pines, the full moon lights up the hills with its spotlight glow, I hear the owl calling from the trees, and know someday he’ll be calling my name, and I’ll have no … Continue reading

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Life Essentials

FIRE   Its fire season again in Southern California, but the devastation this time seems to be worse than usual. Fast spreading fire-storms have destroyed over 110 multi-million dollar homes in Montecito, near Santa Barbara. Last night, another major blaze … Continue reading

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Fears and worries

Almost everyone in the medical field has, at some time or another, fallen prey to the “Medical Student Syndrome” – the association of some visceral sensation or perceived symptom to a recently studied disease, usually serious or fatal. Doctors, including … Continue reading

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