Month: March 2012

Home of Fred the Snake (and Dr. Peter)

Aim higher; attitude

The senior nurse (Phyllis Malpas), who manages our Endoscopy department at the Medical University where I work, is the incoming President of the SGNA, the Society for Gastrointestinal Nurses and Associates in USA. Kudos to her and a tribute to her leadership talents. She is making a video for her presidential address, and asked me,…
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Eagles on and off the course

We enjoyed hosting Marion and Linda Wier from Augusta for the weekend. Dewees was blooming, and even the gators were sunbathing.         More unusual and very exciting, we have bald eagles nesting near the impoundment.     Our regular golf match with the Wiers was close, despite Linda scoring a (net) double…
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Weekend in Miami Beach

Sorry for radio silence. We were at a surgical meeting in Miami Beach, which consists of lots of tall buildings, like our hotel Eden roc hotel           and many people speaking Spanish. Weather good and some nice seafood restaurants  Golf a little disappointing (as usual), but the course had some amazing trees…
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Gardening on Dewees

Spring is in the air (as is the pollen from the trees). Warm weather (over 80F a few days ago) and plenty of rain (more than 3 inches over the weekend) will surely stimulate some growth. The azaleas in the canoe are blooming,   and we have 2 figs growing on the deck!    …
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