The Wonders of Shopping

Illustration for Shopping

Even as a doctor – or maybe because I am a doctor – I don’t feel qualified to speculate on how the Almighty goes about his work. But I’m pretty sure he knows what he’s doing and that he has a wicked sense of justice and humor. Otherwise, why should I have found myself on … Read more

Power Naps

Illustration of a man taking a power nap

We all know that the “power nap” has a long and honorable history. Most of us experienced our first official ones at an early age – generally 4 or 5 years old – during kindergarten. The “nap” as it was simply called back then before its “power” had been identified and recognized by science – … Read more

The Lighter Side: It’s All About The Side Hustle

Graphic of two doctors

You’d think that after four years of college, four years of medical school and however long it took to get through residency and internship plus any specialty training, most doctors would think they were “fulfilled.” But that’s not true. In addition to being avid golfers – just try getting an appointment when your dermatologist has … Read more

Weird Fitness

Graphic of a man who is sitting under a workout machine

I confess I’ve had a lifelong obsession with weird weight control/fitness gear. Maybe that’s because when I was 10 years old, I rode my bike to the little strip mall not far from home. A new storefront had opened, so I parked my pride-and-joy Schwinn Roadmaster to take a look. I was stunned to spy … Read more