Tiny Troopers

Today we took my daughter, Ella, into Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for a series of procedures that doctors hope will help us better understand why she gets sick so frequently. As an adult, you can understand and appreciate what tests like these will reveal; as a child, it pretty much seems like a great excuse… Continue reading Tiny Troopers

The Ancient Wisdom of Dr. Denmark

She turned 78 years old the year I was born, so by the time I was actually able to form memories of her, she was well into her eighties. Small, rail thin, and smarter than a busload of MIT grads, Dr. Leila Denmark became a fixture of my childhood. In what is becoming an all-too-common… Continue reading The Ancient Wisdom of Dr. Denmark