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On The Mend

Two days back at work and it feels like I've been here forever. I am, however, much better. A visit to the doctor resulted in a confirmation of the bronchitis diagnosis and three prescriptions: an albuterol inhaler, a z-pack, and a nice big bottle of codeine cough syrup. Party! Our doc is pretty amusing. He is -- and you might think this would be a odd thing for an internist to be -- a germophobe.... Read more →


So Much To Tell; So Little Energy

I have so much I want to write about, but it all comes down to this: I have bronchitis. Again. I know! I thought it was allergies. I started feeling a tad snuffly last week in Dallas. I had an occasional cough, a slightly itchy throat and eyes, a sneeze or two, all my usual allergy annoyances. It settled in for real after I got home. On Friday, I had zero energy and decided to... Read more →


Church Street: Muslim Community Center

Here is the golden-domed temple of the Muslim Community Center: According to the site: Islam, as a faith, means total and sincere surrender to God so that one can live in peace and tranquility. Peace (Salam in Arabic, Shalom in Hebrew) is achieved through active obedience to the revealed commandments of God, for God is The Just, The Peace. Today they are hosting their Spring FunFest, with -- what else -- food! Some things simply... Read more →


A Happy Collision of Worlds

Didja miss me? I was in Dallas all week, at my yearly STC conference. I learned about DITA, content management, eLearning project management, SEO, and a host of other things of interest to folks like me. I also connected with a whole bunch of lovely people, both mentors, friends, and both. It's one of the major reasons why I go each year -- to see my STC friends, exchange ideas, catch up on our lives.... Read more →


Church Street: First Alliance Church

It seems like many of the churches on New Hampshire Avenue offer some sort of eats; First Alliance Church is no exception. They offer a Donut and Bagel Fellowship! First Alliance is an evangelical Christian church. Here's what they offer (besides donuts and bagels, that is): Our goal is to help people know God better, live life more fully and serve one another more faithfully. Our desire is to be a growing and reproducing community... Read more →