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Fatty Carbuncle


Have you ever heard of Fatty Arbuckle? He was a comedian and silent screen star whose professional career began in 1906. It nearly ended in 1916 when, at a weight of 386 pounds, he got a carbuncle on his leg, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2 April 2014


The sun is shining. THE SUN IS SHINING. THE FREAKING SUN IS SHINING—DO YOU HEAR ME? Seriously amazing. The temperature is 52 degrees, the crocuses are blooming, the tulips are sprouting, and the snow piles in the corners of parking … Continue reading

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Flying on the Weird Side


So I go to sleep, then wake up around midnight. I lay here and think about an ex-therapist who was a really good guy, and wonder about paying him a visit just to see—after the passage of years—who he is … Continue reading

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The Christmas Presence


All I want for Christmas is to be moved to a semi-private room. I have lingered in punitive segregation for 99 days. The world has turned enough that the sun now is between the end of the physicians’ office building … Continue reading

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When Open-Minded Doctor is not an Oxymoron (Part II)


            Stephen Wechsler, doctor of chiropractic, is on a similar but slightly divergent path: he is querying the past for solutions to the present.  He does not think about things; he experiences things:  Rolfing, reiki, whatever.  Do it to me, … Continue reading

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