Monthly Archives: August 2015

OLIVER SACKS

Oliver Sacks, M.D. died yesterday, Sunday August 30, 2015. I have written here:  March 16, 2015 about Dr. Sacks’ resolve when he learned he was terminally ill but I was still shocked at his passing. I wondered if he expected to … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE CURVE

I seem always to be behind the curve—whatever the curve happens to be. Take the latest fashions—please. In another couple of years, when they begin to look possibly wearable to me, they’ll be out of style. Unfortunately, it’s the same … Continue reading

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TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG?

On Sunday, if it’s been a busy week, a sense of urgency overtakes me as I realize that once again my blog is due and I haven’t written a word.   Writing a blog is trickier than you’d imagine, at least if … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR JEFF SMISEK

Hey, Jeff! It’s me, Alexis at Gate C27, IAD (Washington’s Dulles Airport). I’ve been hoping you’d come by. For the second time today, my plane’s departure is delayed for more than an hour. I thought you’d show up at Hartford’s … Continue reading

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