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Archive for September, 2011

Skin: An Essential Organ

Skin: An Essential Organ is Chapter 4 in Wound Care Esentials: Practice Principles, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  The 3rd Edition of this book was just released in September 2011.  This chapter was co-authored by Dr. Jeffrey M Levine with Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, Elizabeth A. Ayello PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, and Marjana Tomic-Canic PhD, RN. Wound Care Essentials is a popular textbook for …Read More

Aging Across America Goes to Sturgis

The elderly grandmother struggled to get her leg over the saddle of her Harley, and looked up at me a bit chagrined.  “I just had my knee replaced and still having some trouble,” she said. The event was Sturgis, perhaps the largest motorcycle rally in America, and this lady was one of hundreds of older cycle enthusiasts, some of whom have been coming every year for decades.  …Read More

A Glimpse of Manhattan After 9/11

As the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 rolls around, I searched my negatives for photos I took in the days after the disaster.  They were in storage and I scanned some of them for this post, which is dedicated to the memory of the people who died in the destruction.  I included a shot of the Twin Towers taken from Jersey City where I lived years before …Read More