In memoriam

On Sunday Jan 11, 2009, I was informed that my oldest friend Patrick L. had passed away.  Patrick and I met in Tuxedo Trailer Park in Rome, New York. I don’t remember the particular circumstances of that first meeting, as I was four or five. He was a year older. What I do remember is the fun, troubles and other… Read more →

What makes a person?

What is it that makes us the person we end up being? I’m not a psychologist, nor do I play one on TV, but I’ve been pondering that question.  I’ve been observing my kids and how different they all are, and from there, how different I am from my siblings.  Reflecting upon who I am and what I like to… Read more →

Goodbye Cold Weather

After 5 cold years in the frigid north, I’m finally heading back to the wonderfully warm south.  I’ve accepted a position with Lakeland Regional Medical Center and will be heading that way on the 19th of July. Not a lot of time to find a place to live before I start my new job, so I’ll be working to find… Read more →