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The Poetry of Sidewalk Construction

Do you ever find the internet to be overwhelming, emotionally exhausting, even toxic?  Not only is there far more than anyone can absorb, it seems everyone has become obsessed with broadcasting every thought that enters their head, everyone yelling “See me!  See...

10 Rules: How Closed Minds Become Closed Borders

It is my intention to provide my readers with a very valuable and unique service.  I am a voracious reader and it is my special talent to distill complex subjects down to their simplest parts and principles (if indeed such principles exist).  Much of what is written,...

Where Do I Belong?

I grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness. I left that church many, many years ago, but not before I had learned the power of a label. For anyone outside the church, being a JW was associated with the visual of an unwelcome someone knocking at your door, usually on a...

BOOK REVIEW: Hospital Negligence: Legal and Administrative Issues by Arthur S. Shorr, FACHE

Edith Rodriguez entered Martin Luther King Hospital in Los Angeles on May 8, 2007 and was misdiagnosed as suffering from gallstones.  She returned the next day complaining of severe abdominal pain. The triage nurse refused to assess and prioritize her condition, and...

Book Review: The Life You Save . . . Nine Steps to Finding the Best Medical Care—and Avoiding the Worst by Patrick Malone

As my regular subscribers know, I have been involved as a researcher and ghostwriter for a fabulous (of course!) book due to be released in the Spring of 2013 that for the moment we’ll just call Inside Medical Malpractice.  In that role, over the last eight months or...