The Wolves we Feed

The corruption in the United States is bringing me down. I rage tweet almost every hour and cannot believe what my country has become....

Indelible In the Hippocampus

I was ten years old in 1974 and my father was a teacher for Los Angeles Unified School District. At that time, they allowed teachers to...

Fun in Acapulco

When I was growing up, I had a mad crush on Elvis Presley. Thankfully, out of the seven television stations we could get on our extremely...

The Women Shall keep silent

“The women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says.” -...

Karma, sharks and the fear of deep water

My mother has always been afraid of deep water. She tried really hard not to pass this fear to her five children. She was successful. We...

Pregnancy, Parrots and going for the gold

I have never been a very happy or beautiful pregnant woman. All three of my pregnancies caused extreme weight gain, swelling, bloating,...

Love and Magic

This month I lost my first patient. He was twenty four years old and he was hit by a car while riding his motor cycle. This was my last...

Wild Angels

When I was little I was afraid of everything. I was afraid of monsters and especially vampires. I would wear a fur boa around my neck and...

Chet Kuehl

Monday, May 18, 2009 There were unexpected raindrops today and it reminded me of a movie I had seen where a father tells his daughter...

The Three Amigos

The Three Amigos In 1987 I rode my bicycle across the United States. I went with two of my college buddies, Reagan and Tim. It was...

The magic of the engine

The call came in for a child with a broken arm. When we arrived at the park in the ambulance it was dark and his small figure lay...

Shall we Dance

It happened again. Usually by someone attempting to use their superior intellect to covertly inform me, without openly insulting me, that...

When a man loves a woman

I am not a golfer. However, I was raised amongst golfers. My father and brothers are excellent players. When I was growing up, all I knew...

FrankenAbbey

Abbey was the best dog ever. She was a Queensland Blue Healer and I had wanted one for a very long time. Our friend had a Healer named...