Its not always about the medicine

| February 17, 2013

So clearly I haven’t written in my blog as frequently as I had originally expected to.  The best laid plans and all that.  I am going to try to improve upon that this year, but one of the reasons that I haven’t written is because at the moment I don’t have many medical- related things […]

On the march again

| June 7, 2012

Tonight I took all the bottles off their display shelves, the portmanteau and pill tile from their places of honor in my living room, and opened up the boxes and cases to fill with medical items from that era long ago I love so much.  Tomorrow I head for Cumberland, Maryland, and the site of […]

Lunch for Leeches

| January 19, 2012

Last year about this time I talked about Sippy, Gulpy, and Glugger, the newest members of the Doctor’s family.  Sadly, when trying to feed them something from a domestic grocer (chicken livers), they met their demise.  I take this as semi-proof that chicken livers in general are evil, but you can take it for whatever […]

Dim lights and sawbones

| January 17, 2012

We’ve had some very dark and stormy nights here on the mountain of late, and it takes me back to a night back in October, when we had an uncharacteristically early snowstorm, and power outage.  While for many people I know, this would be cause for crisis and chaos- I found it to be a […]

Reflections on 2011 and onto 2012

| January 1, 2012

So I was going to finish writing a post that I started a few months ago about amputation (yes, finally), but instead it seems appropriate that on this first day of 2012, I write to you, the reader, about the past year and the coming year. This past year saw a lot of development and […]