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A Beat Up Postcard

Well hello you two, & greetings from AK!  It’s May 2013 & you’ve just graduated (from med school and residency) and are moving on to big things…but first you get … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

Over the Moon and Hanging with the Sun

Mr. Whine and I did not have the classic post-nuptial honeymoon we’d planned.  Quite shortly after we were married, I became suddenly and seriously ill, so any plans for travel … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Cat Crap

“But they need their freedom, cats.  They need to feel wild sometimes.” My friend sips her coffee and jiggles a bright pink mouse in front of her tabby’s face.  He … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Georgia On My Mind

As soon as we stepped out of the Atlanta International Airport I remembered the humidity – like a thousand rose petals pressed close, flat against one’s skin.  I felt (heartily) … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 7 Comments

Sing It Spontaneous

I LOVE this man’s voice – LOVE it.  And I LOVE this song.  I love to blast it when I’m driving somewhere spontaneous and fun on the weekends – usually … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

You Are There

In the pink and lavendar lines traversing billowing apricot clouds, the random, yet perfectly placed rays meandering through such color, preparing for day’s withdrawal. In the lacy outline of sun-drenched … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 12 Comments

It’s All About W(h)inning…

To tell stories – true stories – to carefully load those words which trigger the look and feel of my experience – to stockpile those fleeting moments which deflect my … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · 9 Comments

Gargoyles and Games

Her hair is a mousy brown, pulled back in a lumpy french braid, dark tendrils fluttering in the morning breeze.  She sits on a rough hewn bench outside the splintering … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

More and Less

I’m still wearing the tired scrubs – thin from many years cycle through the hospital scrub machine – from my overnight call, but I’ve managed to find a pair of … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Favorite Things Friday

I LOVE impressionism.  Blossoming Almond Tree, painted in 1890 by none other than the Vincent Van Gogh, is one of my favorites – the inspiration, actually, for the decor in … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Favorite Things Friday

When I find a candle or home fragrance spray or personal care product that smells convincingly of these little beauties I buy it in bulk.  Such a scent takes me … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Good Morning, Friday

In this edition of Favorite Things Friday, I salute Friday mornings in particular, and especially Friday mornings breaking upon the family farm.  Here is the early view from my bedroom … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wordless Wednesday

No need to be perfect to be beautiful, a photo by Stefan of Paris, over at Personal Perceptions.  I have this powerful urge to gather some close friends, a small charcoal … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 7 Comments

Wordless Wednesday

A photo from CO Photography (ie, the lovely Ms. Chelsea Oplinger) over at CO Photoessence Photography.  Pop on over to see what else wordlessly wonderful she’s up to, and do … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Special Place

There is this place, this special place from my childhood, that I think on every so often. I’d quite forgotten about it, or rather, had neglected its memory of late, until … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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The med-ed related stories described here are based on real events. Details have been changed in accordance with HIPAA de-identification guidelines to protect confidentiality.
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Mullberry Whine can be enjoyed daily; there is no unsafe quantity. Real wine, though, should be enjoyed in moderation. At-Risk Drinking for males under 65 is defined as >14 alcoholic beverages per week or >4/day, with >7 drinks a week or >3/day being the cut-off for females under 65 and for anyone, male or female, who has graced this planet for 65 years for more. Drink Mullberry Whine like there are no consequences. But drink alcohol responsibly. Your friends, your family, your health-care provider, and your liver - heck, ALL of the organs in your body - will thank you.