Geek Dad

It’s In The Genes The very fact that I can sit here, using the technology and software needed to put this post together, encompasses abilities I got from having a geek for a dad. The urge to write comes from my mom, but just about everything else — taking and developing photos, using computers, writing [...]

Losing It…And Trying To Get It Back

The Big Brush-Off On the day I got my seventh radiation treatment, I first became acquainted with cancer-related fatigue, although I didn’t know it at the time. That was about nineteen months ago. I remember that day vividly. It was a beautiful October morning, brilliantly sunny and gently warm. I was still grappling with breast [...]

All This & Fifty Cents A Mile

“It’s not just a job…it’s an adventure.” Forget House. If those TV script-writers really want to come up with a winning show about medical care involving a house, they should write about home health care. I mean, seriously. They’d never have to make anything up, for one thing, except to change the names. Plus, if [...]