Several days ago I saw a very good show on the History Channel about medical imaging. They talked about x-rays, CAT scans, MRIs, and the Visible Human Project. Prior to his execution a convicted murderer donated his body to science. They froze his body then cut it into 2,000 wafer thin slices. After each slice […]
I remember getting my first Rubik’s Cube as a kid in the 80’s. Today I finally solved the cube with the help of the Beginner Solution to the Rubik’s Cube. It’s pretty simple to follow using these algorithms. I’m still not at a world-record pace but that’s not what’s important.
One of the few benefits of surgery has been the time I’ve been able so spend with Kirsten and the girls this past week. I’ve been horizontal most of the time but it’s been nice to watch the girls play and to have long conversations with Kirsten. Kirsten is amazing! Last night we watched Before […]
Dictionary.com defines time as a nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future. It is abstract. Time is not a commodity that can be accumulated, traded, bought, or sold. We all have exactly the same amount of time; my present becomes my past at […]
A week ago today I had my fifth surgery to correct what seems to be a chronic pilonidal cyst. It’s been a week spent on the couch and almost always heavily doped up. I’d post a picture or two but I’m hoping to increase–not decrease–readership of the blog. Hopefully this will be the last surgery! […]