Fellowship Essay

(I got rejected, but I love this essay) I decided to become a doctor because I want to defend the right of every soul that crosses my path to live healthily and happily. When I was honest with my abilities, interests and achievements at that pivotal moment in my life when I chose this profession, medicine made …

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Threatened Independence – Conversation with an Elderly Veteran

Right now, I’m here.  I don’t want to go down.  Like down, a hole in the ground, in a grave.  I’m almost 90. Most people my age are vegetables.  But I do alright by myself.  I do what I want, go where I want, take care of myself and I have my own finances, no romance, …

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After the Silver Screen Fades

Every year, I try to write a novel for National Novel Writing Month (see deets at nanowrimo.org).  I have never completed the task, haha. But I'm going to try again this year.  Just for the sake of it. I don't know if it'll be any good, but here a short synopsis about what my novel is …

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