Reckless Ambitions: Follow Up

Veterans Day is always a crazy busy time for me. Besides being a member of the group honored by this national holiday, it is also the feast day for my patron saint, Martin of Tours. But it is also very near what veterans and VA clinicians call an anniversary for me. In 2004, it was … Continue reading Reckless Ambitions: Follow Up

Reckless Ambitions

On Veterans Day 2014, I watched as Duke University held its annual ceremony to honor members of “the next greatest generation.” Every year on November 11th, Duke Chapel rings its magnificent bells 11 times in remembrance of the Armistice signed in 1918, ending WWI. In the century that has followed, the bell tolls have come … Continue reading Reckless Ambitions