Monthly Archives: November 2011

They give me of their dreams….

Once in a while you see a quote that touches you in a special way.  During the past two weeks Deb and I have spent quite a few days at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  In addition to her … Continue reading

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Last in his class in Medical School

I’ve known a handful of students who have gone on to medical school and now are practicing physicians.  All of them were in my opinion very intelligent.  Most of them were excellent scholars. There’s a legendary Q&A anecdote about physicians.  … Continue reading

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A Veterans Day Confession

I started college in the fall of 1967.  There was a war going on in Vietnam.  A military draft was in place, but I had a “student deferment” which was a ticket out of Vietnam.  I seldom thought about the … Continue reading

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Winter and Generation X will doom the “Occupy Wall Street” movement

Over the past few days the media has been giving a lot of attention to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.  These latest protesters have been compared to the tea party movement.  That’s quite a stretch.  After a tea party rally … Continue reading

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