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We can’t live like we’ll live forever. If that were the case, we would never do anything of importance.

“Every man dies, not every man truly lives.” (watch until the 1:00 mark).

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Episode Wordle 201

Through hardened arteries and granite veins
blood circulates sluggishly, stops.
Consciousness fades and I howl with fear.
Through ghost memories of other times
I see my flesh on theatre table, 58 more words

Life Writing

My Israeli health care article on a Canadian site

Here’s my Israeli health care story on the CIJA site, where it’s well presented and easy to read…

A hearty endorsement of Israeli health care

“So you’re making trouble?” joked Dr. C, my cardiologist, a little sparkle in his piercing blue eyes.

He made time to see me at the end of his work day after what happened in Tel Aviv a few hours earlier. 1,413 more words

Progress in heart ops and race relations

Smitty’s gentle smile popped into my mind late one night when I was thinking about my sudden symptoms and upcoming heart procedure.

Leonard Smith was about 60 when I met him. 1,120 more words

Chilli peppers are good for your Heart

Post-surgical effects of angioplasty or bypass surgery include, an increase in the proliferation of the cells lining the blood vessels or vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC). 353 more words


It's all about the heart

For some time I have suspected that spirituality is all about the heart. Now I get to experience my own physical, literal heart.

Tomorrow morning I will undergo angioplasty and cardio catheterization. 458 more words