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.


bkmaddux said...

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

D.R. said...

Great "life" story.