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About rickconti

It's not about me, remember?

We are what we do

It’s always a good idea to remind oneself of the positive side of having MS. There are a few posts about the topic in this blog, here and here for example, not to mention references sprinkled throughout my years of … Continue reading

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The double-decker bus of life

There used to be a great Italian restaurant nearby. The owner was an Irish guy (go figure) who adored All Things Italian. He traveled to Italy often to get ideas and ingredients for his trattoria. When my wife and I … Continue reading

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It happens every spring

No time for a post now. To find out why, click here to visit a full post on my other blog, Scribbling in the Sand.

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Wake up and smell the smoke.

Last I checked, it’s 2018. The human race has come a long way over its checkered history, building up vast storehouses of scientific facts and information. All our increased knowledge has led to increased wisdom, right? Not so fast, blog-breath. … Continue reading

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A pronunciation pronouncement

It’s news to no one that MS is hard. There are medications of all kinds that are supposed to make it easier. Yet even if they work they make our lives more difficult. Many are way too hard to pronounce. … Continue reading

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What my MS says about you

[Back on November 8, before this blog went on a self-imposed hiatus, I mentioned the following concept, musing that I thought I’d written about it already. Chalk it up to my MS-addled brain creating false memories. I’ve searched and can … Continue reading

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Welcome to Haiti, the s***hole

When a well-known racist refers to an entire nation of black people as a s***hole, what is he implying about its residents? He’s implying nothing, subtlety being beyond his middle school intellect. He’s saying outright that, in his opinion, the … Continue reading

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