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
Czesława Kwoka was 14 years old. On the arrival, they tattooed number 26947 on her left forearm. Then they took her picture. Not before the guard beat her up with a club. The Germans had sent the girl and her mother to Auschwitz to be exterminated. Both came from the...
While they were getting older, I realized my parents' future looked grim in Poland. The communism maintained its tight grip on the economy and politics. The unrest past the brewing point and spilled on the streets. Everyday survival got to be a challenge. Moreover,...
Mongrel. What’s an awful name for a dog. A dog not belonging to any recognizable tribe of dogs. A product of an accident. Incidental dog. Oops-dog. Dog-pariah. My dog-loving nature shakes with horror. I go to a local bakery often and frequently ask for a bagel. The...