Letting Go

The other night, I organized a picnic at Millennium Park for the organization I run, Chicago Physicians for Social Responsibility. The...

The Accidental Gardener

I'm not a gardener by nature. I'm certainly into food and have been for years: farmers' markets, cooking, parties, restaurants, and of...

A Death Too Soon

I'm middle aged, and a doctor, so I know all too well that death is a part of life. I have lost patients--mostly elderly people or those...

A Great Little Central American Country

I was lucky enough to escape the endless Chicago winter last week when my husband and I headed to Belize. We spent one week in that tiny...

Easy, breezy New Year's resolutions

It's New Year's Day, and I have gotten out of bed, maxed out on coffee, gone to the gym for a spin class, washed all the glassware from...

Travel, community, and so much more

Do you like to travel near and far? Are you interested in both building community at home and exploring other communities? I hope you...