12.08.2016

the doctor is in

Now saving the world one person at a time.

Miriam's outsider artist sister, one of whose fabulous works
 Miriam was a reporter at Life magazine when I met her. Elegant and beautiful, she didn't resemble the ink-stained wretches of legend. And she wanted something more than a career in journalism: She wanted to help people. It was a hard road of late-night math classes and serious testing—between stories—but she got into medical school, specialized in psychiatry and opened up her practice while
is here, was part of Miriam's inspiration for a career change.
having twins—and a husband dying of cancer. Talk about multitasking. And all of that in her late 30s.
      And here she is today: Supershrink. A doctor, mother, wife and all round good person. A story in herself. Fortunately for me, she has moved her office into my neighborhood so perhaps I can see her more often. Her gentle, caring presence alone is curative.

"So, how's it going?" Miriam in her office.

2 comments :

bkmaddux said...

Her gentle, caring presence alone is curative. Hear, hear!

D.R. said...

Great "life" story.