Bad Blood 

“Would you like to save three lives today?” The question stings more than the antiseptic on your arm. Your normal arm. Your untainted arm. My arm flows with O-negative, priority wasted by my “lifestyle” and “risk activities.” The FDA points to me as an infection circa DSM-II. Science shows that 4.8 million Americans would die … More Bad Blood 

Excerpt from a new memoir I’m working on  

Although chewing gum isn’t even considered eating, Orthodox Jews refrain from even tasting the flavors of the secular world. The un-kosher, un-supervised, un-regulated flavors. We were stuck with Must, as in, you must follow all the commandments. Must gum comes in little pellets that lose flavor after about ten minutes and dissolve into your mouth. … More Excerpt from a new memoir I’m working on