My Name Was Thomas

My Name Was Thomas

Waking in the morning and looking outside I saw a fire and it was named Thomas. It reminded me of my time in Vietnam and seeing napalm in action and the aftermath that followed. This fire brought back some of those horrific images. It was frightening and the...
Burnout/Scorched Souls

Burnout/Scorched Souls

I wrote this for the National Academy of Medicine who have an upcoming show on physician burnout- It accompanies my painting: “Burnout before the Rain” I was burned out 12/4/17 with the rise of the super moon, howling Santa Ana winds and orange embers in...