Posts by Stephen Archer

Stephen Archer is a surgeon, writer and photographer in Bend, OR.  His blog,, is a record of the unlikely journey from his curious mind to his wayward heart.  He welcomes anyone who has seen signposts that could be of help.

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Better Together: We Are Not Alone

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ~Helen Keller

My patient, John Done, rolled in by ambulance from his home in rural Oregon. As his story unfolded I understood why the nurses and ER doctors …