Not Par for the Course

golf

Several years ago, good friends of the family purchased a beautiful home in a secluded, wooded area in northern Michigan. They had a nice big backyard, beyond which was the 17th hole of a famous golf course. [ Read More ]

Getting The Cat To The Vet

cat

Perhaps my recent escapade of transporting my cat to the veterinarian for a surgical procedure will ring a bell, however faint, in the minds of all cat owners, (if there is such a thing). [ Read More ]

The Show Must Go On

home birth

When my wife Dolly and I learned we were going to become parents, we chose home birth. [ Read More ]

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat Without Taking Some Yourself

Have you ever tried to give your cat medicine? Do you find it a hopeless task, tantamount perhaps, to making a hole in water? Well, don’t look here for any help. I can’t do it either. [ Read More ]

Walk This Way (Or Any Way. Just Walk!)

Anyone who has ever lived in, or even been in, New York knows how noisy, energetic, and sometimes tiring the city can be. On a day when I was noticing all of these things with a particular touch of hypersensitivity, I decided to take a walk and see if I could find a bit of … [ Read More ]

When I Was Taller – A Parent’s Story

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Many years ago, I was leaving the pediatrician’s office with one of my sons. [ Read More ]

A Night with an Edsel

doctor

I loved the Internet, but I hated the snail-like slowness of it. No matter how much I upgraded, it was not fast enough to suit me. When Broadband came to my neighborhood, I was among the first to order it. [ Read More ]

Faith Healing Children

children

As a primary school teacher, I get to help the nurse deworm children who have parasites. I dispense the medicine in the classroom by getting the children to fall in line and dropping tablets one by one into their open mouths. [ Read More ]

Pain Management Therapy

shopping

Carol finds out the most effective form of pain management and it’s a bit unconventional. [ Read More ]

Today Was The Best Day Ever

Best Ever: Mail

October 30th, 2013, Dear Secret Diary– Today was the best day ever! [ Read More ]

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