Modern Convalescing

In the olden days, like, say, 2002, convalescence at home looked a little different. Perhaps it may have meant a pile of books and magazines stacked next to the bed, with the choice of a few stations on the television. Maybe DVD's were rented and the cordless phone was nearby.Things have changed.From the moment I arrived home and back to the warm … [Read more...]

Staring Out The Window

I keep finding myself staring out the window. I'm in the middle of a scene change. If my thought process were a movie, we've moved from a busy kitchen in a downtown New York restaurant, to the back waters of a lake in Canada. The sounds of waiters shouting orders, clanging pots, and furious knife cutting stopped with the insertion of a needle.The … [Read more...]