Book Review: The Growing Season | nylc11.wordpress.com

Back when I was growing up in Germany, my late grandfather had cows, chickens, rabbits, and pigs. Getting a ride on the tractor was a real treat and the smell while walking through their basement is burned into my nostrils. Helping my grandmother siphon fresh, warm cow’s milk into a large silver milk can, putting … More Book Review: The Growing Season | nylc11.wordpress.com

Diagnosis: Small Fiber Neuropathy | nylc11.wordpress.com

I’ve been quiet. Taking a break. I’m tired. Often exhausted. In pain. Unable to do as I desperately want to. It has been 13 months of doctor’s appointments. Thousands of miles driven back and forth. Hundreds of dollars spent on co-pays and medications as well as childcare. Hours spent waiting in the waiting room or … More Diagnosis: Small Fiber Neuropathy | nylc11.wordpress.com

The C(h)ristmas Letter – Pandemic Edition | nylc11.wordpress.com

It is time for the yearly C(h)ristmas letter, and I’ve been all out of words this year as I’m sure many of you can understand. My motivation for marching on are my children. They are truly never idle. Even on a bad day the quote on my desk – “Do or do not. There is … More The C(h)ristmas Letter – Pandemic Edition | nylc11.wordpress.com