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Category: Healthcare in my Dad’s Time

Mischief, Marriage & More

In those rare times when Doctor Joe could get away for a vacation, he liked to keep his feet as close to the ground as possible.  No, he never rode a motorcycle, but when hunting did ride horses and mules (there weren’t any ATV’s in Doctor Joe’s lifetime!).  His preferred mode of travel was by […]

A Few Final Thoughts

  There is a great deal of truth to the statement that “doctors make the worst medical patients.  An Example:  for most of his life Doctor Joe was overweight.  Despite [ … ]

Of Dahlias and Ducks

Doctor Joe loved the big colorful dahlias growing at some of this patient’s home.  Now dahlias are a favorite food of garden snails. Despite an ongoing attack on the snails, [ … ]