Category Archives: healthcare

What Healthcare System?

There is no healthcare system in America. Yes, we do have great doctors, nurses, hospitals, clinics, EMT, pharmacists, and healthcare professionals/paraprofessionals of all stripes. Their hearts are good and their efforts are heroic. They can be incredibly effective. They could … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News — Nothing New

Posted on my social media yesterday afternoon: Good news/bad news from my excursion to the spinal specialist in the Springs: nothing indicating surgery (Good!), nothing they can do at this point (bad) — that is, nothing new. Basically, nothing has … Continue reading

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An Amateur Looks at Aging

“The trouble is: You think you have time.” —Jack Cornfield, Buddha’s Little Instruction Booklet I’ve become interested in several topics related to aging lately because I happen to be aging myself  — you are, too! I am an amateur at … Continue reading

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HAAM: Harnessing the Healing Power of Music — for Musicians

Today is HAAM Benefit Day and music fills the Austin air, from clubs and cafes to parks and stores from pre-dawn till past-dusk. Waves of music and healing energy surge forth from our city all the time, but today more … Continue reading

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Weekend Web Wanderings

Here’s some weekend reading for you —  enjoy the links and we’ll see you soon! Paradise ignored as 2 idealists attempt to echo the 19th-century utopian Harmonists…read how Michael Colby and Donald Graves became the Zinzendorfs, curators of the Mahantongo Heritage Center. Raise a glass … Continue reading

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“We interrupt this life…” OR “Once upon an ER visit…”

“Go to the emergency room — NOW.” Not the words you want to hear, but that’s what our doctor said a week ago. Without going into detail (at this time), my wife started having abdominal discomfort on a Saturday with a sharp pain … Continue reading

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