Ode to Grandma #1

Grams. Grammy. Go-Go. Granny. Grandma. Bubby.

Whatever you want to call her. She rocks. She inspires. She motivates.

She’s travelled the world and back. I think her last inter-continental trip was about three years ago, age 91, when she traversed the Atlantic in pursuit of a trip to the Canary Islands with my European relatives.

During her prime, and I was alive, I had a hard time keeping up. (Her prime probably lasted approximately seventy years, have you.) Her energy – infectious. Her love of life, literature, nature, food and martini’s … She’s never shied from a challenge. She always get’s out in front of it. She taught me to enjoy the finer things, but to work hard to earn them. She tells me never to give up. Continue reading Ode to Grandma #1

Sticky-notes and all…

unnamedMany people ask me, “how did you have time to write a book in medical school?” and “why did you write a book in medical school?”

It just sort of happened … organically. Ever since I was able to put pen to paper, I’ve been writing. And, every opportunity I can take to write something, I will. People often seek a creative outlet, whether it be though their work, the arts, music, etc. My outlet is the typewriter … or nowadays, a MacBook Air. Continue reading Sticky-notes and all…