“Notes from a Healer” — Hitting the Skids

Temperatures had plummeted into the single digits overnight; the morning sky dawned crystal blue. The roads were dry now, clear after the spate of recent winter storms. I headed north to the office through back country, cruising past the expanse of frozen white fields stretched out beneath the icy blue sky. Shifting into overdrive, I eased the clutch out and gently accelerated along the straight stretch of road. Just as I shot over a slight rise it burst into view: an extensive patch of hard-packed snow jutting across the road.  more»

My latest installment of Notes from a HealerHitting the Skids — is now online, newly published in the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine.

The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine is an online journal fostering discussion about the culture of medicine, medical care, and experiences of illness. Interested readers can access a list of editorial board members and regular contributors here.

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One comment on ““Notes from a Healer” — Hitting the Skids

  1. td says:

    I’m guessing mom will question your judgment even more.
    Hopefully no blame will be placed ……..

    As for the hard packed snow… it’s Winter in CT, so
    you should expect that possibility on back roads; (having lived there for years).

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