When I started blogging I looked at other medical blogs since I knew next to nothing about blogging. I was intrigued with a blog by a Swedish immigrant doctor who writes about his lengthy career practicing medicine in rural Maine. He calls it appropriately A Country Doctor Writes, because that’s what he is.
I guess I’m American enough, after spending ten more years here (Maine) than in Sweden, to start to get a little philosophical at Thanksgiving. I spent my first Thanksgiving in this country not far from where the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, as an exchange student with a Jewish family, three houses down from an African American family in an otherwise white Anglo Saxon distant suburb of Boston.Dr. Hans Duvevelt
Continue at the link to read his thoughts about this traditional holiday in his adopted country. And enjoy my photographs from visits to other parts of rural America.
Another Thanksgiving Reflection
A Country Doctor Writes: CONDITIONS: Diseases and Other Life Circumstances
by Hans Duvevelt, MD
photos by Dr. Aletha
The above photos were shot at
- upper left corner- near Canon City, Colorado
- lower left corner-Chandler, Oklahoma
- middle right-Madrid, New Mexico
- all others -rural northeast Georgia
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