Horses were never my thing

So many of my friends in veterinary school had grown up riding – ponies, dressage, jumping events. They were comfortable around horses in a way I never would be. I learned enough to be able to do the basic veterinary care but never had any confidence. The high...

Dr. Mary Smith – a pioneer

Dr. Mary Smith was a mentor of mine. She taught ambulatory medicine, which was Cornell’s term for what at Penn we called Field Service – going out to farm calls.  This is from a Cornell news publication. Cornell was known in those days to admitting only...

Getting to a Real Book: Publishing

Book Update This project has been a long time in the works – I first took a memoir writing course back in 2006. Now I have a close to final draft, and am crafting a book proposal for my agent to shop around to publishers hopefully starting after labor day. Why a...