7/23/13 One Year in on the Ruxolitinib Trial

I am in Houston for a checkup. A couple of changes in my RLS medicine has me sleeping much better. The Ruxolitinib seems to be doing its job well. All in all, I am pleased. At least I am pleased tonight…I may be less so after my checkup tomorrow, but I expect good things. I…

7/18/17 Defending Borders

I defend borders all the time. So do you, every time you lock your door, every time you go out into your fenced in back yard and later complain to your neighbor that his dog has done its business there, leaving it for you to clean up, but only after you have stepped in the…

7/13/17 Euripedes Still Speaks

Prosperity is full of friends Euripedes Euripedes, the Greek tragedian playwright still speaks to us across the ages. He lived in Athens, around 400 BC, or, shall we say, 2,400 years ago. More of his plays have survived than any other Greek playwright. In excess of 90 or so are thought by scholars to be…

7/2/17 Late Night or Early Morning Consensus

There is no consensus on this yet. It could be late night. It could be early morning. Whichever it may be, I am at beautiful Smith Lake in Alabama with my friends David and Pat, and their family and my family, at David and Pat’s lake home. I am thinking of waking everyone up, one…

6/29/17 More Reflections on A Dime Well Spent

I recently wrote about my mother forcing me to go back and pay for a soda-pop I drank that someone else had stolen. I am thankful for a mother who demanded I do the right thing. Then this morning, I read an abhorrent news article about six Florida teenagers between 14 and 16 years old…