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I had one of those days today, so I thought I’d write about it. This post will be more “medical” than usual. I saw a lady today in clinic who has been treated for at least 10 years for a “hepatoma,”...

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I’m fine, thank you. Yes, there was a massive landslide in PNG, but it was far away from me or anyone I know. It was very remote. Please remember that number estimates will be unreliable for some time. And no, there are no...

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Here we go again

Well, I’ve been back in my house 4 days, and today was my 2nd day at work. I’m feeling the need to vent. (grin). This post will be of more interest to those with some interest in medical things. I am just going to...

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I have been thinking about a post for quite some time; but as usual I seem to always wait until the next event to be over. Then the next, then the next…. Anyway, here is a catch-up of all that has gone on. For most of 2023...

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Playing Ketchup

Well, so much for wanting to write something every month. The transition from PNG to the US was not difficult, but it was distracting. In late October I closed up the clinic and took the sensitive equipment to hibernate in my...

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Well, it’s obvious that I didn’t keep up with things. As I suggested in the last post, I wanted to get some follow up information on a patient. So here’s that follow up, plus a few notes on another fellow. In...

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“Papa God” is the Pidgin term used for God the Father. I have adopted it in my prayers. I even have one or two words leftover from my time in the Marshall Islands that I also use in prayer. It’s funny how...

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I’m afraid this will be a series of vignettes, rather than a nice story.  I hope you don’t mind.  After a nice week-long break, staying at home and doing all the odd projects that seem to accumulate, I started work...

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