The opioid class of painkillers is so effective because they intercept pain messages to the brain, bringing relief to people experiencing severe or constant pain. In mitigating this pain, these medications bind to brain receptors, affecting voluntary functions such as breathing and heart rate. Conventional research indicates that it takes only a couple of weeksContinue reading “Six Things: My dear cousin’s heartbreak”
I wish I had written most of these words while my dad was still alive to read them.
I am embarrassed to admit that I have never had a lot of close girlfriends. Maybe it’s because I’m skeptical about why someone would befriend me. Every time I start to get close to someone, I retreat because no, I don’t want to buy those leggings you sell. I don’t want to come over andContinue reading “Six Things – The Girlfriend Legacy”
Running is very personal. This is my experience.
Author’s note: I apologize to the late Gabriel García Márquez for blatantly co-opting the title of his masterpiece novel. However, in these times, I felt it was necessary. I want to devote this installment of Six Things to some of the people who are doing their part to keep us fed, caffeinated, spiritually enriched, physicallyContinue reading “Love in the Time of Corona: Six Places”
Earnest is a real estate investor who felt he was involved in too many one-sided engagements. He didn’t see that his interests were being represented, even by some of his own realtors. He looks back to one particularly bad deal, in which he, as the seller, was strong-armed into going through with a sale againstContinue reading “Six Things – The Importance of Being Earnest [in Real Estate]”