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I was laying on my back in the driveway. I have a huge to-do list, and I don’t know what to do. I could focus on any of them but they all feel useless, or not useless, but not really like they get at IT, at what I’m supposed to be doing. So I lay on my back and asked… Read more →

The violent Dakota Access Pipeline protest raged for hours — until this tribal elder stepped in | The Seattle Times

“I want to make sure they have their water protected,” Murphy said. “And I would like to see unity, not only of the tribes, but of all people. We will do this peacefully, prayerfully. I am here until they stop the pipeline.” Source: The violent Dakota Access Pipeline protest raged for hours — until this tribal elder stepped in |… Read more →

Not Even Two Weeks Later…

I’m sitting in a Santa Barbara window seat–early morning, cup of coffee–staring out at the smooth water toward the Channel Islands, confusing a swimming club flashing out by the bouy line for a pack of dolphins and thus waking my daughter too early, watching people more ambitious than I out for their runs. It’s 12 days since I finished at the… Read more →

Heads Up: Document Dump

The training for CPE has been intensive, and to be honest, I don’t entirely understand how people do it full time. It may be that the didactics–the class and homework–are the same, but the clinical work, being in the rooms with patients (ever since I worked with Michael Fratkin, MD, I have been not entirely comfortable with this term, but I… Read more →