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Glaucoma Specialist in Boerne

Helping patients with glaucoma is a passion of Dr. Susan Johnson. She dedicated her graduate program to study glaucoma under university glaucoma professors and a world-renowned glaucoma surgeon in San Antonio. 789 more words

Boerne Vision Center

Dr Samuel Johnson, his dictionary and quotes

It is 308 years since the birth of Samuel Johnson, who wrote the English language’s most comprehensive dictionary in the 1750s.  So this seems as good a time as any to express my utmost contrafibularities (see below) to the man himself. 1,122 more words


No “mere drudge” or slinger of words: Our teacher and friend, Samuel Johnson

On this date, 308 years ago, was born to a struggling, lower-middle class household–the father a bookseller–in Lichfield, England, an infant son who would become a large, clumsy boy, a lover of books, and then, as a man,  one of the giants of the literature and cultural life of the English-speaking world. 1,218 more words

Musings on The Press

“Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. 465 more words

A Change of Pace - Season 2 - Chapter 20

Daisy walked the sci-fi corridors of the HCP with a stack of folders that nearly reached her chin. It was ideal to place a cup of coffee on, but that was about it. 4,187 more words

Daisy Lee Meyers (Reaper)

Silly Scottish/English Jokes

Vile Blogger Stuart Campbell (Wings over Scotland), for whom I have a high regard, appears to be indisposed for a few days. So since I’m by profession a linguist, here’s a Scottish/English joke to cheer him up: 258 more words


Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 297 more words

Donald Williams