Author Archives: rickconti

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It's not about me, remember?

Fighting back

A post related to MS and coronavirus was already in the works on my computer. Then I reconsidered. I think we’ve all had our fill of such news and need a break. Besides, I’ve already done that. Instead, I’ll expound … Continue reading

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Get (Together) While the Getting’s Good

Welcome to the brave new world of pandemics. The threat of the coronavirus has plunged all of us into uncharted territory, unless you are well over 100 years old and remember the flu epidemic of 1918, which killed between 17 … Continue reading

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Begin at the beginning

As the King of Hearts tells the White Rabbit: “Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” Pretty basic advice, wouldn’t you say? Yet, when dealing with MS, some medical practitioners don’t always … Continue reading

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More Weird MS Symptoms

Way, way back in August of 2012, when I was just a young, naive blogger and more diligent about posting my thoughts on this platform–as in more than once every 3 months (sorry)–I published a little blurb I called “Lesser … Continue reading

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Free screenwriting seminar

Originally posted on Scribbling in the Sand:
Everyone loves movies but how many people know what goes into a screenplay and what part it plays in the filmmaking process? If you’re interested in learning more about the answers to these…

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Christmas Cognitive Dissonance

Every year about this time, I’m torn. On the one hand, I love to celebrate the most wonderful, joyous, miraculous event in human history: God condescending to become an infant, born into poverty to an exiled couple to teach us … Continue reading

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MS and Hadassah

Hadassah is a name that is very close to my heart. It’s also the Hebrew version of the name of the Biblical character Esther, heroine of the eponymous book. That lady with two names has a lot to teach us … Continue reading

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