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In Defense of Last-Minute-itis

There are people who plan vacations months in advance, down to the hotels they will stay in each night and the clothing they will bring.  There are people who reserve a table at a restaurant weeks ahead and who book their next hair appointment while at the salon.  And many people fill their social, cultural … Continue reading

Primary Care, Second Rate Treatment

I’m beginning to think that finding a doctor is like dating, an adventure punctuated with high hopes and dashed expectations.  Sometimes, one gets lucky and feels simpatico right away.   Other times, one might — out of convenience, inertia, fear of the unknown — stay in a relationship that is OK but not great or avoid … Continue reading

Behold the Karmic Vacuum

These days, I pay careful attention to who and what shows up in, or disappears from, my life and if the arrivals, departures or synchronicities carry meanings.   While I’ve always been attuned to symbols,  it wasn’t until I started writing creative non-fiction to identify themes in my à la carte life that I began … Continue reading

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