By witold niesluchowski
Dr. Jack Murano, a prominent cardiac surgeon, is approaching his retirement. After spending thirty years in the operating room and handling many high pressures cases, he can’t make the transition to the next stage of his life. Murano realizes that he has no other interests and doesn’t know what to do besides taking care of his patients.
After a thirty-plus year career as a cardiac surgeon in California, I decided to retire and moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where I live now with my wife Bonnie and golden retriever Bentley.
Following many years spent in the operating room, I discovered my new passion—writing. I plan on writing many books so bookmark this site as I will be posting excerpts, blog posts and news.
Fathers and Sons
Never has a book shared so much insight into the deep bonding a father shares with his son. Once you begin you will not be able to put it down.
A dramatic day in a life of cardiac surgeon, Dr. Jack Murano. If you want to know what is going on in the operating room after the patient goes to sleep - this story is for you.
Roundup, The Picture
In a deep corner of the old drawer, he found browned shoebox with two rubber bands holding the top down. On its side, the box had a yellowed sticker with ‘BLACK AND WHITE’ written with a broad, dark pencil.
The universe is made of stories, not atoms
- Muriel Rukeyser
My Writing Blog
I shouldn't complain about the Nobel Prize in literature. Polish writers received this prestigious award five times, and, by the numbers, we are in the top of so distinguished countries. Not bad. But when you think about the idea of rewarding a person for being the...
In 1953 March 6th happened on Friday. When I came to the class in the morning, I saw my third-grade teacher sitting at her desk, head buried in the hands, crying. We sensed a personal tragedy, and not knowing how to react, quietly took our seats. She then looked on us...
My uncle died in Poland during the implant of his permanent pacemaker. At that time I was a medical student, and I thought I should be able to understand why did it happen. I couldn't, and I still don't. A few years later I came to this country and started doing the...