Two Months of Setbacks and Growth

This past 2 months has been a LONG two months of ups and downs, frustration & doubt and small nearly imperceptible successes on a day by day basis. I'm far far far from where I expected to be at the end of April 2015, but then again many things have happened that I...

Perspectives on Physical Therapy

I went to physical therapy today for an evaluation after my car accident. While I was there, I noticed a young, healthy, athletic looking woman who came in on crutches, with fresh surgical scars on her knees take...her first steps. "I can walk!" she said. I have no...

A Gift to Remember Me By

A Gift to Remember Me By

Last night at dinner, this girl, Virginia, said, I'll see you tomorrow! It old her that I was leaving in the morning. She asked for a gift to remember her by. I told her I didn't have much (which was true, I packed ultra light, and brought no gifts) she asked if I...

Extracting Riches from Time

Extracting Riches from Time

In Houston waiting for the flight to Pittsburgh now 4 minutes late. Plane pulls up to the gate. Me: "oh good, the plan is here!" Everyone around me: " grumble grumble late grumble grumble" Perspective people, perspective. You are all blessed with the freedom and...

Lights, Stethoscope, Action!

Lights, Stethoscope, Action!

Safely arrived in Honduras, met our transportation to the village, saw many old friends already, it almost feels like home. The Sun is setting, the breeze is cool, the kids at everywhere, the meal was great, the parrots are chirping and the strangest thing is there...

Hanging up the Stethescope

Hanging up the Stethescope

Well, it's been a long time in coming, but I feel that it's time to share it with all of you.  Doc Shazam is hanging up the stethescope.  I've had it, I'm through. The healthcare field sickens me both literally and figuratively.  I've gained weight, can't sleep,...

Reviving Sourdough

Reviving Sourdough

Thought I'd try to revive this blog the same way I'm reviving my sourdough starter...by cultivating the good and allowing that growth to eliminate the bad.  This blog used to be about my discoveries & fun encounters with a variety of things...birding, biking,...

The Landmark Forum -My experience at the Introduction.

I quickly texted to my friend, "google landmark forum, is it a cult"? I texted this  line to a friend while sitting in the "introductory" session of the Landmark educational meeting. A  friend had invited me, after telling me some of the good experiences she'd had. ...

Mike Leach Suspended over Concussion Controversy

Mike Leach, head coach of Texas Tech football is suspended for allegedly mistreating a player who had suffered a concussion last week in practice. Reactions around the blogosphere range from the ridiculous to the absurd.  Former wanna-be football players are basically...