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This Week: Sunshine, Blue Skies and an Echocardiogram

It hasn’t been quite four years since a small patch on my tongue’s underside went numb. My wife said I should call our town’s emergency room, so I did. I’d long since learned that she’s got common sense. That was … Continue reading

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I’m Not as Crazy as You Think I Moose!

(From Gustave Doré, via Library of Congress, used w/o permission.) I’ll be talking about ADHD, PDD, PTSD, ASD and me; and what that alphabet-soup assortment of acronyms means. But first, a spot of poetry. “…Eagerly I wished the morrow;—vainly I … Continue reading

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Comments, Technical Difficulties and Other Frustrations

(Norbert Nerdly — my frustrations, personified.) If you have tried writing a comment on one of these posts, thank you! And if you have been unable to do so, sorry about that. You’re not alone. Earlier this week, my oldest … Continue reading

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Faustus, Valdes and Cornelius: With Friends Like These…

(From Jürgen Ludwig, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) I talked about angels, real and imagined, last month; mentioned Doctor Faustus’ big plans, including putting a brass wall around Germany, and said that I’d talk about Valdes and Cornelius next … Continue reading

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