Flying Ants

Flying ants have been abundant following the recent rain. Some of the larger ones may have been termites. My bedroom was invaded by copulating creeping crawlies. I stomped on as many as I could and swept them up. In the night, the squashed corpses which I had missed were disposed of by tiny golden-brown ants. It reminded me… Continue reading Flying Ants

NaHSAR at Pigg’s Peak Hotel & Casino

We were scheduled to leave after the project meeting on Friday morning, but I had a patient with HONK. That’s the abbreviation for HyperOsmolarNonKetoacidotic coma. A type 2 diabetic lady had inexplicably stopped taking her medication. She was as dry as a crisp and sweeter than honey. Once I was happy she was on the… Continue reading NaHSAR at Pigg’s Peak Hotel & Casino

Preparing for NaHSAR

NaHSAR: The 12th National HIV Semi-Annual Review took place this weekend, here in Hhohho. I must be going deaf. I misheard and thought I was bound for Houston when the clinic supervisor told me I was going to NaHSAR. It should have been held last weekend but there was no room at the Pigg’s Peak Hotel… Continue reading Preparing for NaHSAR