Articles written by me on Self-care and Palliative Medicine
On Self-Care & Palliative Medicine

Nurturing

Furry Friends

Furry Friends

Only inches from my face, she holds my gaze with her shiny brown eyes.  She listens intently as I share a brief tale.  With a slightly quizzical look, she cocks her head, then slowly extends her broad pink tongue with a loving swipe to the end of

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A Hearty Valentine’s Wish

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it is spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg Another Valentine’s Day, our holiday that symbolizes love, is here again.

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Counting Blessings

“Home is where one starts from. . .We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.” Taken fromFour Quartets by T.S. Eliot The world-altering events of this fall

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Maternal Instinct

Another Mother’s Day just past. The lifetime bond that many of us form with our Mom’s is a source of joy not only to them but also to merchants, florists, and interstate telephone companies who benefit from our tangible expressions of thanks, nostalgia, and love each year.

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more