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About rickconti

It's not about me, remember?

Going mobile…

One of the most fascinating things about MS is that it reveals a lot about those who don’t have it. When I tell someone I have MS, their response (or lack thereof) tells me about all I need to know … Continue reading

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The Doggy Poopy Fairy has left the building

I ride my bike. A lot. As I’ve said countless times before in this blog and to my long-suffering friends, it’s a major part of my MS and emotional therapy. I often ride on bike paths, which I share with … Continue reading

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Just say, “No, Doc.”

I’m my parents’ son, but it’s a different world today than the one they lived in. My parents came from a place where the doctor knew what he (back then it was a man, more often than not) was talking … Continue reading

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MS Years

I ate lunch today at one of my favorite local spots, Cafe 12. Great food, great desserts, and the best apple turnovers I’ve ever had. And that’s saying something. It’s also a cool place to linger for the purposes of … Continue reading

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One more thing I hate about you (MS)

There are plenty of reasons to hate MS. No need to go into all of them here. If you have MS, you know. If you don’t have it, you don’t want to hear about it. Anyway, I’m not sure there’s … Continue reading

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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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