Thankful for the Treasures We Have

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I watched a TV program last night about an adventurer and art collector named Forrest Fenn, a man in his 80s who reportedly hid a box full of treasure somewhere in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountains about 5 years ago. Many have searched for Fenn’s treasure–and still search. Some claimed to have found it, which […]

Conniptions on Contraptions: The Geezer Smartphone Saga Drags On


Well, it’s time for more conniptions about contraptions, specifically smartphones, since I happen to be shopping for one these days. One I guess I won’t be getting is the Walmart version: Walmart's $9 Android smartphone is a fantastic pile of junk Guess I won't be buying this — James Amos (@jamostheelder) November 24, 2015 […]

The Geezer’s Smartphone Saga…and Humor and Psychiatry

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I’ve been thinking about what Apps I’ll need to acquire for my new smartphone, when I get it. That reminded me of a poster presentation on that very topic at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) Annual Meeting last week. After all, with the title “Appreciating Apps Apropos to Psychosomatic Medicine,” how could you go wrong. […]

The Geezer’s Smartphone Search and Clozapine REMS Saga Goes On

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So the smartphone shopping saga continues with guidance from my wife to look under the “Offers” tab on our carrier’s website. She’s always looking for the best deal. On the other hand, I’m just looking for the path of least resistance ($650? No problem, put it in my shopping cart!). I saw some phones for […]

The Geezer’s Smartphone Saga Begins


OK, so I started shopping for a smartphone yesterday on my carrier’s website. I stopped in the Psychiatry Consultation Service Staff Office and asked a few of the residents (after interrupting them from whatever they were doing on their computers and devices) about what they think I should buy. The answer was unanimous. Get the […]