Who’s got a good recipe for homemade chicken soup?

That’s one nickname for it, the Technicolor yawn.  Another name is to pray to the holy god of porcelain.  If you do it in Disney World, they call it a rainbow or a protein spill. But for a couple of days last week … I had a seriously upset stomach.  I could not hold ANYTHING…

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Thirteen stitches, eleven screws, and a plate

My busted ankle and I arrived at ortho yesterday. For two weeks, i followed the doctor’s advice – no weight-bearing on that ankle, not even an ounce.  I scooted around on a knee scooter and stayed off my splinted ankle. Now comes the time to find out whether all that patience paid off for this…

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“It’s not supposed to bend like that.”

The second after I fell down … I knew something wasn’t right. i didn’t feel any pain … but my right foot felt funny.  Not normal. And yet, I was still able to drive to my day job. But the longer the day went, the more worried i became that I had fallen on slippery…

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A good reason to brush your teeth – from the American Dental Association

I may have mentioned in the past that, as a young child, I spent summers at my Grandma Betty’s house in Boston, essentially getting a three-month reprieve from my parents and that toxic family situation.  Living in Boston meant that I could watch TV on special non-network channels like WKBG 56 and WSBK 38, both…

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Want to acquire a Chuck Miller artwork and help a good cause? SURE YOU DO!!

The SEAT Center in Schenectady – the Social Enterprise and Training Center – works with more than 300 young people throughout the Capital District, young men and women who want to rebuild their lives through educational services, workforce training, leadership development, and community service in their home neighborhoods.  The SEAT Center knows that the key…

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That’s not the “double vision” I mean…

So I recently finished up my cataract surgery.  My eyes are healing reasonably well, and I should receive my new progressive lenses from my ophthalmologist in about a week.  Until then, I’m using drugstore magnifying specs to get through my day – at least for close-up work.  Distance viewing is fine. Which is why, last…

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