Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dick Shot

by Robert Lanz, LCSW Some people thought I should have kept this intervention to myself. Some people thought I shouldn’t have resorted to this level of intervention in the first place let alone expose myself in public after having done … Continue reading

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Too Young To Live

by Robert J. Lanz, LCSW A ninety-eight year old patient with emphysema, congestive heart failure and a No Code order goes quickly, dying silently as he comes through the door, the paramedics, doctors, nurses, standing by the bedside watching the … Continue reading

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Chest Pain

by Robert Lanz, LCSW Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown on CNN When asked about making friends in his travels gave this simple (social work like) answer. “It’s pretty simple. Just show up and be grateful. Be a good guest. And be … Continue reading

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Totally Legal

by Robert Lanz, LCSW In the sixties, like a lot of guys my age I did some things just to prove I wasn’t part of the establishment. Hardly shocking I guess. One of those things was to gleefully follow the … Continue reading

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