Dream Time

Every morning I wash up on the shore of my pillows in a different state. The night has taken me on a long and often extraordinary adventure, and sometimes I wake feeling exhausted as if I have bobbed all night in a sea of tangle that threatens to drown me; other times I travel to fictional towns with…

Madonna Badger

I can’t think of a braver soul than Madonna Badger, who lost all three of her children and both parents in a fire at her home in Connecticut three years ago. Here she is talking to Oprah on last weekend’s Super Soul Sunday (surely Oprah’s best work) about connecting with departed loved ones (like Oprah’s…

How Not To Do An Enema

One of the people here at the Gerson Clinic just set their bed on fire and it wasn’t by smoking or illicitly trying to grill a steak.  They were trying to help their partner do an enema.. For modesty’s sake we’ll refer to the patient as J.  She was lying on the enema couch in…