Month: December 2014

  • Black Widow

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    I had an interesting patient this last week: a lady I believe was bitten by a black widow spider. There are lots of black widows around. There were many empty lots around the house where I grew up in Sparks, Nevada. I used to go through those lots turning over rocks, boards and other junk.…

  • Howard’s Cable Guy Bag

    My Dad asked me to make him a bag for the coiled-up cable he uses to connect his RV to the electrical outlet. Here he is with the custom-made bag, ready for their next trip.  

  • Abdominal Pain

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    In medical school, they teach you about diseases. They teach you who is most likely to get a certain illness. You have to learn what kind of symptoms a person with that condition might have and what is found when examining such a patient. You learn how to put all of that together to make…