What’s old is new again…again! It’s kind of fun when something that was in the public eye disappears and is then “discovered” decades later. This time, the organ is your sturdy, silent spleen.* There’s an old saying, venting your spleen, which means, basically, to lose your temper and vent about all the grievances you’ve accumulated. [...]
Are you feeling the pressure of summer ending? Are you thinking about all the things you didn’t get to do? One of the most useful tips for developing a joy habit is to consciously “seize the moment.” In other words, deliberately take the time to cherish the positive. Now is the perfect time to bottle [...]
For all us anti-regulation types (and yes, I am occasionally one), here’s powerful evidence that there really oughta be a law when it comes to restaurants. The first city to legislate giving people calorie information on all foods woke up to a nasty surprise. Specifically, what they’d been putting in their mouths. New Yorkers are [...]
Grunt Doc has the line-up of medical blogs ship-shape and standing at attention for your review. Check it out – the quality shows. Kind of like George Clooney’s taunting of Matt Damon that George is a three time (THREE-TIME) Sexiest Man Alive, Grunt Doc is (brace yourself, folks) a six-time (SIX-TIME) host for Grand Rounds. [...]
Bias Alert: I hate cars.
Okay, not in actual practice. In fact, I love the experience of driving down the freeway, humming a tune, chin-bobbing along to the music with my daughters. Some of life’s most profound, intimate conversations only take place when you’re strapped next to someone, facing front.
So then why do I [...]
Oooh, there are just some kinds of evil that we’d all love to get our hands on – you know what I mean, the old “give-me-10-minutes-alone-in-the-interrogation-room-with-the-cameras-turned-off” urge. When it comes to serial killers, some have a lot to answer for. One of the worst of the worst just took a blow to the nuts, and [...]