Last week was a particularly up and down kind of week. If I had to graph it, it would look like the cardiograph of a not-well person with some signs of steadiness broken up at irregular intervals by back to back high spikes and deep plunges. At the end of one of more trying days, my Aunt called me on my way home from work.  I took the long way home so I could have more time to talk before I… Read more »

  Playoff baseball is the best drama on television. These aren’t my words, they are words of my dear friend, Andy. But he’s right. The MLB playoffs do make for great TV drama. Unlike the regular season, which I watch fairly regularly, I love to watch the playoffs, especially when my team, the Boston Red Sox, is in the hunt. I’m what sport talk radio calls a “pink hat”. I am a casual watcher, root for the cutest players, go… Read more »

  I’m home recuperating from surgery. It all started late in the summer with a wee hours ER visit and a bad diagnosis. Long story short, it wasn’t a kidney stone, it was an ovarian cyst. It was correctly diagnosed by my long time OBGYN, Dr. Lynda Wright in York, ME and I had the surgery done by Dr. John Schorge at Mass General. HUUUUGE shout outs to them. They have restored my faith in the medical practice. Good doctors… Read more »