There is no deeper hell than a cold in the middle of summer. And I’ve got a bad ‘un. This morning a co-worker asked if I felt better today, I … Read more

The Indignities of Aging

As I approach forty, I notice more and more wrong with my body. I’ve got aches in my joints, a little bit of mitral valve prolapse, a degrading C6-C7 disc in my neck, a white-matter hyperintensity on the front of my brain, and my hearing’s been going since my days in the Army. And now there’s a new interloper on the block: asthma.

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