New Year’s Eve Call to President Obama

So I saw Seinfeld's coffee with President Obama today and gave him a call...Obama, not Seinfeld. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgHAR2G7kQc Me: Yo, Barack, what's up; you can give 20 minutes to Jerry Seinfield but you can't answer my letter about the Maintenance of Certification (MOC)?         President Obama: Sorry Jim, didn't I answer that? I thought … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Call to President Obama

The New Year: Time for “Pragmatic Pluralism”

I was happy to see an essay from Dr. Ronald Pies, MD, Editor in Chief Emeritus of Psychiatric Times today, entitled "Psychiatry's Solid Center," published in the December 2015 issue of Psychiatric Times. I know it hurts to even think about generating another username and password, even if registration is free, but I'm recommending it. … Continue reading The New Year: Time for “Pragmatic Pluralism”

The Impossipuzzle Solved..Unlike Other Puzzles I Know

As the New Year approaches, I realize I've been adding pictures to the top ten post I wrote a few days ago. It's like a puzzle in a way. I just keep remembering people who have been important to me, knowing I have so many to thank for helping me get where I am today. They … Continue reading The Impossipuzzle Solved..Unlike Other Puzzles I Know

Changing Smoke Detector Batteries: Avoid This Day-After-Christmas Chore!

Here's a day-after-Christmas-chore to avoid at all costs. Do it before Christmas. I swore I changed my smoke detector batteries last year. Or maybe it was the year before. There are like, 40 or so. OK, so maybe not that many, but it sure felt like it this time. And it was a lot more … Continue reading Changing Smoke Detector Batteries: Avoid This Day-After-Christmas Chore!

Christmas Eve Smartphone Muse

So my former teacher, Dr. Bill Yates, suggested it might be time for me to write the "How My Smartphone Changed My Life" post. It might be a bit early for that yet, but I can definitely say it has made tracking my physical activity easier with the Health App: The gadget tells me I … Continue reading Christmas Eve Smartphone Muse