A Full Belly Comes to those Who Seek It 

D. E. Larsen, DVM Preface:   This short story comes from my family’s lore, and I write it now because it has implications for the current times. Today young mothers are having extreme difficulty in obtaining commercial baby formula to feed their infants. The medical profession and the social media “fact-checker” caution them not to resortContinue reading “A Full Belly Comes to those Who Seek It “

Columbus Day Storm, Oct 12, 1962

D. E. Larsen, DVM The day started like any other Fall morning in Western Oregon. The sky was mostly clear with just a few clouds. There was no wind, and there was no major concern about the weather as I headed out the door to school. My 1955 Chevy started with no problem, and IContinue reading “Columbus Day Storm, Oct 12, 1962”

Trip to Münster 

D. E. Larsen, DVM I sat my stuff on Smouse’s desk and watched as Moyer had guys scurrying about gathering every possible piece of test equipment that I may need. They had a car delivered from the motor pool, and all this stuff was packed out and loaded into the car. Since I didn’t haveContinue reading “Trip to Münster “