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Artificial Intelligence – The Serpent in the Garden


Artificial Intelligence – The Serpent in the Garden? Anyone involved with computers in their work is witnessing the exponential growth in the abilities of artificial intelligence (AI) in solving real world problems that involve pattern recognition. The chess world has … Continue reading

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Mug Knights


It’s been raining on and off all weekend, and this morning began with my favorite ritual – a fresh brewed cup of strong coffee. The following poem is one of my favorites from friend Dave. Hope it gets your Monday … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of Cursive


Remember starting school and being taught cursive handwriting, carefully spacing your letters between the lines of the paper? Though the beauty my handwriting has deteriorated quite a bit over the years (almost a requirement of being a physician), I still … Continue reading

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Ideas


This Poem of the Week is arriving a little late, and the reason is not important. Hope you enjoyed it, anyway. Ideas Ideas are like dust and lintThey ceaselessly appearChurned out dirty from the mintThey choke the atmosphereIt’s easy to … Continue reading

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Making Arrangements


Welcome to another Monday’s Poem of the Week. As I observe the passage of the vignettes around me that make up the great play of life, I often fantasize about the back stories of the players creating the scenes. The … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL RATIONAL DAY


For all of you celebrating Labor Day, welcome to this Monday’s Poem of the Week. As you are celebrating your day of leisure, I thank my friend Dave for contributing his thought provoking piece. If only we could be so … Continue reading

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How to Say Goodbye


Monday’s Poem of the Week addresses a theme that recently has been to familiar for many of us. I like it because it does so with elegance and hope. Wishing we all can do the same. How to Say Goodbye … Continue reading

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What is “Good Enough” to be a Doctor or a Nurse?


What is “Good Enough” to be a Doctor or a Nurse? Most parts of our country are experiencing major shortages in the number of doctors and nurses required to serve the medical needs of the community. This problem has been … Continue reading

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Humility


Humility Humility is a character trait most of us tend to admire about another person. Ideally, it comes from the recognition that a great deal of rewards, honors and riches we accumulate over time are not necessarily due to our … Continue reading

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Project Clog


How many of us are unaffected by rush hour traffic, looming deadlines, personal and family demands, emails waiting for response? Not many, sad to say. Which is the reason why the following poem from my brilliant friend Dave strikes so … Continue reading

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