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No Good Deed…

I like reading stories about people doing good deeds.  I am greatly annoyed by stories that people post about themselves doing good deeds.  That defeats the purpose!  You don’t take pictures of yourself giving a sandwich to a homeless person … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

To say that I and the people around me have had the year from hell is an understatement.  I have been waging battles and battles have been waged against me.  I have sought the counsel of friends, coworkers, partners, therapists, … Continue reading

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Not for Human Consumption

Blogging.  Writing.  The great need to share the inner works of one’s brain is a double edged sword.  On one hand, there is this insatiable need to get the words and ideas out, to share them with someone, everyone, to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Writer

If you were to ask me who my favorite writer is, I might be inclined to say something that would impress you with my great literary insight like Hemingway, Keats, Austen, Joyce, or Fitzgerald.  I love them all, but if … Continue reading

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Give me Comfort or Give Me….Never Mind, Just Give Me Comfort

Torture.  I’ve been thinking about that lately.  Not in a “50 Shades of Grey,” S&M kind of way, either.  If only.   After giving it some thought, I don’t think it would take much to torture me or any other … Continue reading

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When you don’t see 50 patients a day

This blogpost was inspired by One Woman’s Quest who wrote in response to my blog Profit or Prophet:  Stick to your ideals! 25 people is more than enough, but 50? How is that supposed to be helpful? My doctor refuses to overwhelm herself … Continue reading

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Liberal Helping of Cranberry Pecan Pie

Do you want to know the BEST part of my job?  Truthfully?  I’m not even going to try to lie and say some bullshit like helping people.  Nope.  It’s not that.  It’s the food. Lord, help me, it’s the food! … Continue reading

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