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I have been drinking coffee, reading the voter pamphlet and VOTING for the last hour.

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE!

For the people, by the people, of the people.... if we don't vote, we are owned.

I always have to study the initiatives carefully, since they are often written to confuse...

Next on the agenda: I have to finish my American Board of Family Medicine required Continuing Medical Education by December 31 in order to retain my Board Eligible status. Ok, who cares, right? But I retake the Family Medicine Boards every ten years and in between I have to do the ABFM stuff and a total of 50 hours of continuing medical education each year. They keep changing the rules on me.

AND I have to figure out medicare's rules for next year. The final law is 2020 pages. Ugh. I just want to lie down on the highway when I think about it. One of our best doctors in town just retired permanently, my age, and I am seeing at least two of her patients a week. I want to go beg her not to leave me, no, no, augh, someone clone me! Also I wonder how the heck she can afford health insurance until age 67, because I sure as hell can't. If I "retired".....

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