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Welcome to my new blog. If you are looking for older entries from my Reflections on a Life in Medicine, Art and Pasta blog, you can find them here.

Notes From the Ninth Decade – Numbers

Notes From the Ninth Decade – Numbers

5-24-21   The person who first uttered those familiar words, “Age is nothing but a number”, was very observant and insightful. I can personally attest to the validity of this observation. However, I believe that he and I are looking at different numbers. Two – the...

Notes From the Ninth Decade

Notes From the Ninth Decade

10-23-19   I am 5 months into this new decade, and it has been full of surprises from the start. It began the same time as Patience’s retirement, an event that I had been anticipating for months with a great deal of financial anxiety that turned out to be totally...

What’s new, and what’s not

What’s new, and what’s not

Ten days after my second Covid vaccine shot I began re-creating some semblance of my former normal life by going to the supermarket and the hardware store. I went to the market twice and the hardware store three times, and even managed a trip to the wine shop. The...

Thank you for teaching me to dream

Thank you for teaching me to dream

DREAMS OF A YOUNG ARTIST     (Studio newsletter – December 19, 2013)  Oh to be young and fearless. Actually just being young again would do, but for the sake of this letter fearless has to be part of the mix. Encouraged by commercial success during my early years as...

Conflicted…The Armchair Travel Artist Studio Newletter #142

Conflicted…The Armchair Travel Artist Studio Newletter #142

Oh how we suffer for who we are. Here I am in these “winding down” years, and I find myself caught up in this huge dilemma, torn between two opposing forces: the desire to retire to my recliner with books, pen, and paper, spending the day ruminating and generally...

What am I doing here?

What am I doing here?

“What am I doing sitting on a pile of trash in an empty city lot behind Fourth Street?” It was 9 AM on a Thursday morning in the mid 1970s. I should have been attending Medical Grand Rounds, a presentation by the medical residents of interesting cases to the house...

Maggie Dickson’s

Maggie Dickson’s

The second in this series of armchair travels – a street scene in Scotland's Edinburgh.

Eye Candy Studio Newsletter #141

I’m putting my pride in my back pocket and going all “commercial” with this latest newsletter. I have to. It is a matter of self-preservation. My problem is I tend to get too full of myself, thinking I write such clever and entertaining newsletters, and from time to...

10th Anniversary

10th Anniversary

I posted my first blog on August 8, 2007, and followed that with 1,744 more posts, counting today’s. I guess this confirms my wife’s opinion of me – a wordy little bastard. But in my defense these posts include artwork, recipes, and assorted photos, as well as an...