It’s All Greek to Me

Pandemic. We have had so many things interrupted, shut down and put on hold. Schools are shuttered. But learning isn’t, and now students are turning to the internet via google classrooms to continue their curriculum. Adults too, are trying out new subjects—I saw a post on learning the Hebrew alphabet with a Lutheran pastor.  IContinue reading “It’s All Greek to Me”

we are all musical

Before I went into the exam room last week, the nurse told me my patient had “white coat syndrome.” His blood pressure was very elevated and he was clearly anxious. I reviewed the chart before entering the room, but there wasn’t much information available on this new student. I entered the room to find myContinue reading “we are all musical”

optics and images

The last week has had an intensity about it, whether viewed through the lens of home, work or politics. It has been one of those weeks where life seems generally out of order and more distressing than reassuring. Parents of a child born after a long struggle with infertility must hear that their little oneContinue reading “optics and images”

Wrinkles in Time

Meaningful Coincidences…. Carl Jung I’ve got synchronicity on my mind. That isn’t a song, or even a musical reference. Synchronicity is the term coined by Carl Jung for those times when two seemingly random events coincide to reinforce the meaning we give to them. More simply, they are what Jung called, meaningful coincidences. When theyContinue reading “Wrinkles in Time”