Photo by Liam Read on Unsplash My subconscious is a weird place to visit these days. Like everyone else on the planet my interrupted nights are a whirling, swirling Dali-esque dreamscape. My family has just landed at JFK, returning to the States from some unknown place, when Harlan vanishes. I race through the terminals in a rush of … Continue reading Funhouse

Blimey, I’m Lyme-y!

Image by Erik Karits from Pixabay Just before the holidays I found out that I’m harboring some chronic infections related to Lyme disease. While Lyme proper is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, there are plenty of other insect-borne infections that fall under the Lyme umbrella. These “co-infections” are notoriously hard to diagnose and a challenge to treat. … Continue reading Blimey, I’m Lyme-y!