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Five Life Lessons


A number of years ago, a very good friend sent me the following five stories, illustrating important life lessons. It was, and remains today, one of the best and most cherished gifts I have received. You may already heard a … Continue reading

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68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice — Discover


“Show up. Keep showing up. Somebody successful said: 99% of success is just showing up.” On his 68th birthday, Kevin Kelly shares 68 bits of wisdom. via 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice — Discover

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Viral Times, Times of Uncertainty


As a physician in the biologic sciences, a lot of my training has involved living with uncertainty, being forced to make decisions affecting patient lives with insufficient information. Yet, faced with our current coronavirus situation, I am as anxious, uncertain, … Continue reading

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Viral Times and Public Health


April 9, 2020 – The good news – the curve of infection seems to be flattening. The bad news – as of this morning, 432,599 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 14,830 deaths were reported in the US, with 16.8 million people … Continue reading

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Rose Parade


THE SMELL OF ROSES We awoke early, in time to get up and get ready to watch the annual spectacle of the Rose Parade in Pasadena. In keeping with tradition (and no one reveres tradition more than the white jacketed … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS


It has been one of those days in Southern California that justifies our choice of living here despite the traffic congestion, high taxes and the other well publicized problems of the State – clear, sunny, without significant humidity, balmy temperatures … Continue reading

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