Have I done any good in the world today?

When you find yourself home bound with limited energy and an inability to connect with people face to face, answering this question is very hard.  Everything in my life is different now. I desperately want to engage with people, but if I do I put my health at risk.  I used to serve daily; I [...]

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Speed 1

I remember my first big bike, it was a powder blue ten speed with the curved handles wrapped in powder blue tape.  It was a great bike, it took me everywhere I wanted to go and gave me a freedom I didn’t previously have.  I could take it to the park or a nearby field [...]

Fishbowl

I have been thinking.  With my necessity to avoid fragrance of any kind (deodorant, perfume, cologne or Febreze for example) I feel a bit like a goldfish in a fish bowl; I have my family with me, some water and a rocky bottom that is sometimes a bit unstable to stand on.  I am separate [...]

Dear Doctor,

Dear Doctor, I understand that you have worked hard to learn and know everything required to become a doctor.  You may also have years of experience to support what you know.  I respect all the effort and time you have put into this. BUT ~ I don't know you. Trust takes time to build and [...]