Part 2

They hadn’t eaten since before starting work that morning and by the time they arrived at the clinic, it was late in the afternoon, the hottest time of the day. This is when I met him for the first time. “Doc Shazam, we need you.  We have a  machete injury…” said the 3rd year resident. [...]

Of Machetes and Snake Bites

I just returned from a 2 week trip to rural northern Honduras where muddy roads twist up steep mountain sides, and where farmers manage near vertical fields of corn and beans where mahogany trees once grew. A fifteen year old farmer leaned over in the beating sun, swinging his machete in his right hand while [...]

New Server Migration

If you are seeing this post, it’s because Doc Shazam successfully migrated to a new server, and none too soon! I”m off to Honduras again for 2 weeks, and the last thing I needed was to deal with a testy host. One of the OTHER sites on my hosting account was having bandwidth problems, but [...]