Monthly Archives: November 2013

To love and be loved – the point of it all

June 18th is my mother’s birthday. When I think of her, I remember her love. My parents put a lot of thought into our names. Mom told me the meaning of my name was beloved as David was loved by … Continue reading

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Love: the misunderstood emotion

When my daughter was eight, we would sing along to Beatles CDs as we drove to her Saturday morning dance classes. “Why are they always singing about love?” she once asked. “Everything’s about love,” I answered. I’ve written of the … Continue reading

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If your days were numbered . . .

Over my medical career, I have seen many colleagues leave practice. A few have left the country for new opportunities. Many have narrowed their practice to their areas of special interest, such as maternity, hospitalist or cosmetic medicine. Many have … Continue reading

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