10/8/18 Ten Years with Leukemia

Today is my the tenth anniversary of my CLL diagnosis. In ten years a lot has happened. I learned an awful lot about a disease about which I had previously known nothing. I researched, found, and still have world class care and treatment. I watched and waited. I then watched my lymphocyte doubling time soar…

8/14/17 Moral Preening

PREEN…….verb (of a bird) tidy and clean its feathers with its beak. “reed buntings preened at the pool’s edge.” with object “the pigeon preened her feathers” also preen oneself (of a person) devote effort to making oneself look attractive and then admire one’s appearance.‘adolescents preening in their bedroom mirrors’ also preen oneself Congratulate or pride…

11/27/14 Non-Observations on Ferguson

I have some enlightening non-observations about Ferguson. Well, an enlightening non-observation is every bit as helpful as some useless observations, at least in my way of thinking, and perhaps not nearly so dangerous. I wasn’t there when the unfortunate event occurred. I wasn’t there during the first round of protests. I wasn’t on the grand…