Imagination and Health

Imagination and Health Blog 04/20/18  Art is the use of the imagination, that magical quality which marks us out as different from every other living being. In our culture, most people think that art is only for “special” people, but I’ve always been especially interested in artists who aren’t in it to become famous, but […]

Intern fumblings

I wrote a piece a while back about the first lumbar puncture—LP in medical parlance—I ever did (or tried to do). A disaster beyond imagination. LP’s are always tough, even with a lot of practice, and I can’t remember any medical student being trusted to do one. But in my intern days in England, you […]

Letters to Myself

Letters to Myself: Blog 04/17/18 I’ve taken to writing letters to myself, as a kind of extension of journaling. But if writing a daily journal is pretty old-fashioned these social media-beset days, how about writing actual letters rather than ripping off an email? The only people I know who write longhand letters are my sister […]

BLOGS 04/14/18

BLOGS 04/14/18 This is my first blog, at least this month. I’m simply musing about why I have a website and what I want to do with it. A. Why do I have a website? To enhance and nurture my creativity To discipline me to blog regularly online To learn through research as I go […]

A new writing project…

I have embarked on a new project with Dorothy, my wife and sometime co-writer, plus several others. We are creating an indie publishing house for books and other publications dedicated to arts and health. Our intent is for this to attract a primarily “lay” rather than “academic” readership. The general structure of most of these books […]