Parlez-Vous Espanol?

Sometimes I meet the most amazing people.  A few weeks ago I had a medical student who was visiting from the University of Vermont.  His name was Stanislaus and he spoke perfect English, with a delightful Russian accent.  As we got to know one another, he spoke of growing up in a village in Chechnya,… Continue reading Parlez-Vous Espanol?

Just Give Me the Gist of it Please

I recently saw an orthopedic specialist who proposed to operate on my arthritic feet, which have been quite done in by my favorite pastime for thirty five years of jogging miles on pavement combined with the wearing of high heeled shoes to work every day to make my short self taller and thus more powerful.… Continue reading Just Give Me the Gist of it Please