I like that truism from years past: “My mind’s made up; don’t confuse me with facts.” It really is a great example of truth-seeking versus self-seeking, because let’s face it, truth can be downright painful!
But then, so is a surgeon’s knife…
At this writing, I’m coming upon the one-year anniversary of my emergency appendectomy. We were on vacation with Bob’s whole family (and ours!) in a house ten thousand feet up the mountain in another state. Having “caught” a few of these cases through my office as a school nurse, I was certain that it was not my appendix, and I should know, right?
I have since adapted Tony Bennett’s immortal tune to read I Left My Appendix in Cedar City, Utah. (Doesn’t have quite the same crooner style to it.)
I was dumbfounded, completely Continue reading “Inquiring minds want to know…sometimes.”