Monthly Archives: February 2012

V.

I have on my desk a photo of the daughters (7, 12) of the 29 year old woman who I ordered the fatal dose of morphine for when the pain of her colon cancer rode up on her like the … Continue reading

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It Goes Fast, One Second At A Time

The difference between what I make up is real and what is real…is unknown to me.

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Fashion Rocks, or…Green

It turns out that the world really does look like this. Everyday when my friends in Maui turn off their neighborhood road they are confronted with this view. Stunning, especially with the power lines and the houses and the perfect … Continue reading

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Forge Ahead

I have been up all night, mostly. I miss you all. My last foray to the ER was a call about a bar fight in the parking lot at 3am. I passed the bar on the way to the hospital … Continue reading

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Three Times

Three times. I have been married three times. Third time is charming. Problems in surgery seem to come in threes, at least that is what we always say: two bowel obstructions and it is midnight. I have one more to … Continue reading

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Shorebreak

I feel the wave gathering under me, my feet rising and the giddy feeling of it moving beyond me, as if a horse just ran through me and then the falling, the falling and my feet back on sand and … Continue reading

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Line Up

You might not know that doctors’ businesses in the US are going bankrupt. Mine did.  Not me personally, but the business. Medicine is a cog in the economy like everything else. Lots of cogs are blowing out. I have a … Continue reading

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