Why I wrote “Meds”

As I mentioned in the bio note accompanying “Meds,” I wrote this essay to offer an additional perspective on the controversial topic of prescribing medication to children, but a draft of this piece existed over a year before Brian T. Maurer’s “Reigning in the Rx” appeared. Over the years, I’ve seen plenty of articles and books […]

Why I wrote “Interesting Times”

I have to admit, I must have not been paying much attention to the news in December 2010 (probably because I was traveling0. So I missed the incoming reports about the unrests and demonstrations in Tunisia. However, once the “Arab Spring” spread into Egypt, followed by the horrors in Libya, I was back in my […]