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It’s Complicated

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Sometimes life seems complicated.  There is even a movie with a similar name.  My concierge medical practice seems complicated at times.  Even though I take care…

Seeing

By Dr. Jim Ferguson In these dark and cold days of winter it’s hard to see the days becoming longer even though the Winter Solstice – the shortest day of…

Roots

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Through some curious twist of fate the magazine Southern Living comes to our home addressed to me.  To the best of my knowledge my only subscriptions…

The New Look

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Winter’s cold has finally come and I needed my heavy coat. I expected to find it pushed to the back of our closet by other season’s…

Redaction

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Our minister said what many of us are feeling: “We need Christmas,” because what a year it has been.  I can’t fully understand the Depression, WW…

Life Lessons

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Christmas came early for me this year, though I’m not sure why.  Some years I wait and wait and wonder if I’ll ever get the Christmas…

Isms

By Dr. Jim Ferguson As a grandfather and a writer I know words are important.  My grandson’s use of words is increasing rapidly, and he now expresses his desires in…

What’s in a Name?

By Dr. Jim Ferguson We don’t answer our landline (phone) very much these days because it’s usually telemarketers or, most recently, political messages.  For Becky and me our iPhones have…

Life’s Guidelines

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   Some things never change.  Even though I left my traditional medical practice at the end of 2013, I still do yearly physicals on patients in…

Stewardship

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I always wonder where my essay of the week will come from. When I had a traditional medical practice, patients frequently prompted a storyline. I see…