A Serene Life

Justice Scalia and Me

I had an experience with the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.  A personal moment, as it were, just between the two of us. The year was 1991. I was in Washington D.C., and had decided well in advance to visit the Supreme Court. The late Justice Thurgood Marshall had retired from the Court in […]

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The Dreaded Squeeze; Why I waited seven years for a mammogram

Like so many women, I had come to completely dread my annual Mammogram. The dread I felt wasn’t due to the mild discomfort of breast compression during the procedure. This was perfectly bearable. It was everything else about the Mammogram experience that made me put off scheduling the appointment. It started in the crowded waiting […]

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