Another Thanksgiving

Every year when the time changes and the days get shorter and the nights longer, I start to feel it.   By the time that the halls are decked with boughs of holly, now shortly before Thanksgiving, the season of airport delays, of frantic last minute shopping, of eating and drinking too much and then doing… Continue reading Another Thanksgiving

Cold Roast Beef

Just when you thought I had finished talking about Thanksgiving, here it is again. A few weeks ago, between patients, I was catching up with other physicians’ blogs. Yes, readers, I have discovered that I am not the only one, nor am I the most articulate or humorous or erudite MD to put fingers to… Continue reading Cold Roast Beef


Thirty two years ago, I had something to prove.  I was recently married, and so, in fact, I had a lot to prove.  First of all, that I could actually cook a turkey.  I had never cooked a turkey, but I was good at following directions.  I got advice from my “Nana”, Grandma Jenny Silver. … Continue reading Thanksgiving