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Dr Mike Winters- don't forget A & B (reflecting on witnessing his grandfather's cardiac arrest )

SMACC conferences seem to be amazing melting pots of lived experience coupled with a passion for telling stories. SMACC is Social Media and Critical Care. Those involved have a busy presence on Twitter and a variety of blogs, and their international conferences sell out in moments, melting down the internet while they do! 3,480 more words

Personal Reflection

A search 2.0 by Jonah Simon

First

I crawl out of the earth like my grandfather did.

He told me not to look, but the temptation was too great;

I became a flower, and after a drought… 118 more words

Deep

Grampy

You saved premature infants with the Sword of Damocles
over their heads, dressed as Santa in the hospital and
delivered gifts with hair the color of snow, loved your… 252 more words

Poetry

Grandfather

I dreamt about my Grandfather the other night. Watched him working on a door, carefully plaining edges with an old-fashioned hand tool, curls of raw wood falling to the floor. 634 more words

Love

May You Live In Interesting Times

What does that mean, “May you live in interesting times”? I always heard it was a Chinese saying. (That’s not true.) I’ve also heard it was not a blessing, but a curse. 324 more words

Personal Development

May You Live In Interesting Times

What does that mean, “May you live in interesting times”? I always heard it was a Chinese saying. (That’s not true.) I’ve also heard it was not a blessing, but a curse. 325 more words

Personal Development

Hyperthymesia

(Written near the beginning of September 2013)

“Hyperthymesia”: the concept, or the condition I guess I should say, is one which both intrigues and terrifies me. 1,261 more words