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About rickconti

It's not about me, remember?

It’s not easy (or cheap) being green (or good)

`I try to do right as much as possible. Call me old-fashioned, but I believe there are some things that are “right” and some things that are “wrong”. That puts me out of favor with popular culture, but I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Bag the bags

[The worst thing a blog can become is a vehicle for venting. Nobody wants that. Occasionally, though, I have to let loose and channel my inner Andy Rooney. Sorry.] What’s the deal with all the bags at grocery and other … Continue reading

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Top Ten things to do while in the MRI tube

If you have MS, you’ve spent more than your fair share of time buried in an MRI machine. It’s a little known fact that the MRI was invented by some obscure cleric during the Inquisition to extract confessions from suspected … Continue reading

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The Voice of God

Have you ever heard some spiritual superstar talk about how he or she “heard from God”? My hackles tend to rise immediately upon hearing such talk, invariably in the form of something like, “God told me I should do this”. … Continue reading

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Remission?

I have Multiple Sclerosis. Not surprising. I’m writing a blog partially dedicated to the topic. The one thing we know for sure about MS is that no one knows anything for sure about MS. (Thus, the reason I call it … Continue reading

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“A Song in the Storm” is here!

Originally posted on Scribbling in the Sand:
As threatened, er, I mean, promised, my new book is finally available. The story follows a young woman living in Lucca, Italy, in 1924. Gifted with a magnificent singing voice, she is on…

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The Square Wheelers ride again!

If you’re reading this blog, you have at least a passing interest in Multiple Sclerosis. (Unless you’re one of those mercenaries who are simply “expanding your network”.) And if you have an interest in MS, you have far more than … Continue reading

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