Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Love and Other Drugs” a cost/benefits analysis

I recently watched the movie Love and Other Drugs starring Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal.  I had wanted to see it, but had been putting it off due to the things I had read about Hathaway’s character.  For those who … Continue reading

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“Pop-Rock” lungs and rolling kidney stones

These past several weeks have been just this side of a living hell.  Between my normal medical problems, and the stress that comes from the holiday season, I have been dealing with bronchitis.  Add to that, this past few days … Continue reading

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On Hanukkah and Christmas

This time of year is one that brings special meaning to me.  Being a mischling (half-breed), as the Nazis called those of mixed Jewish and non-Jewish blood, I have always had a special affinity for both Hanukkah and Christmas. While … Continue reading

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For my son on his birthday

Twenty-four years ago today my son was born.  He is the second and youngest, with his sister being three years his senior.  When he was born, I had three years of experience being a father, and didn’t make as many … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Seventy years ago today, at 7:55AM Hawaii time, the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the U.S. Navy base in Hawaii.  The lost to the U.S. was horrific.  Eight battleships were damaged, four being sunk.  The attack sank or damaged three cruisers … Continue reading

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At least they called!

I was working on my last post when the phone rang.  It was the neurology clinic.  For some reason they always call the home phone, when I have told them, and they were supposed to note in their records, to … Continue reading

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A big part of what I am trying to do with this blog is to make people realize that public healthcare or as they call it in Europe and Canada, “Socialized Healthcare” is nothing but a danger to the American … Continue reading

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