I look at the world through a gothic lens. I love the old and traditional mixed with the new and modern. “The Lazarus Phenomenon” describes the spontaneous return of electrical heart function and circulation after CPR (often abbreviated in a medical record as ROSC). It was first described in 1982 when I was in college. […]
“Today, medical science recognizes That some folks aren’t helped by relaxing exercises. In cases of difficult tension, And nervous apprehension, Doctors are now prescribing medicine. It makes those who fear they’re about to quit Feel like they’re ready to begin. Bidding their darkened spirits goodbye For the calming peace of a cloudless sky.” Everclear, Ataraxia […]
One lesson I continue to learn is the value of preparation and diligent research. The temptation to cut corners is a constant in modern life. Technology makes surrendering to rote copy and pasting even easier than when I was in school. It is never a good idea. President’s Day reminded me of a story about […]
I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so quietly? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, til the summer comes again. Lewis Carroll
Judges are people too. Sometimes they have trouble rising above that fact. Link to story on SCOTUS acrimony.
And the local vet and I were limited to x-rays and bloodwork which only ruled out the basics. The medicines we chose in the absence of other evidence left the dog lame and unable to get up and about. Specialty services were not available for weeks and required a three-hour drive (each way). We got […]
The American Spirit is being tested. Vice President Kamala Harris This is the one-year anniversary of the worst attack on the seat of our democracy since The 1812 British Burning Of The US Capitol.
Imagine a building. The building is piled with treasure … floor upon floor of the stuff. Now, at the entrance of the building … Imagine hidden messages typed onto thousands of cards. Clues kept in cabinets … dots, dashes, letters and numbers that appear random but are secretly slave to a pattern you must learn […]
MegaDeth’s Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Throat Cancer and Cancels 2019 Tour. Get Well.