Date Archives April 2017

Deforestation: Epilogue, Perhaps?

Hi Folks! This is the last note (God willing) related to cancer that I will be sending. The regime of chemotherapy & radiation are complete, and the upshot: any malignant cells are “below detection.” Don’t be fooled – they are still around, probably numbering in the hundreds of millions, but within a being with ~40 trillion cells, it’s a scattered minority. Nonetheless, for myself, that’s good news on an intergalactic scale. Further, I am lucky enough to send out my own “final” note. Thank You’s The Dalai Lama once said,… Read More

Slipping Past Corny Neufeld

In 8th grade I was one of the smallest kids among my peers, yet I loved sports. I was by no means brilliant at any of them, I just loved the comradery, the tension of winning and losing, and being out there with friends. So I was in every sport offered to us. With one exception: ice hockey. As the son of a surgeon, it was simply not an option. Too many of my friends had visited my dad in the emergency room with broken bones, teeth and lacerations. Missing… Read More