Happy Holidays

Most of my writing this year has been on topics like full ankle replacements, spinal cord stimulation, and other neuromodulation applications. It’s been really quiet here on the blog. Not for lack of content ideas or desire, but a redirection of time to other places and spaces. cat 6:00 a.m. last Sunday morning and getting cards in the mail.

If you are interested in the last year and thoughts on the season, read 2018’s letter here.

If you don’t have time, I’ll give you the punchline and a wish that stands:

Our wish for you in 2019 is that you notice the presents that surround you and share your presence with those you love.


2016 Reading List

This year I went listless, because last year I felt a bit of failure for not tackling the entire list I set out to read. Truth be told, I didn’t pick up even one of the books from the 2015 list that remained this year. Maybe next year. Nevertheless, nobody needs to feel failure as it relates to reading books. Non-affiliate links are included for each book listed. Continue reading


Littles loves princesses. She loves to dress like them, pretend she is one getting married, and read about them. Her book shelf houses a variety of stories about princesses, with her favorite being a four-story anthology of Disney princess weddings. We’ve read them a hundred times each. The plot is always the same: meet your prince, plan your dream wedding, live happily ever after.

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