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My 5 minutes of fame onstage at the Ridgefield Playhouse last November performing stand-up comedy translated into an article released online today in the Danbury NewsTimes:

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Danbury-doctor-develops-funny-bone-5198676.php

You can watch my entire routine on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvtz_53F-5U

It’s amazing to me, after practicing Medicine for 25 years, how one performance in front of an audience┬ácan alter the perception of how you are viewed, as well as how you might view yourself. Somehow this simple experimentation in daring to do something creatively different, allows for a kind of personal transformation and self re-invention. If only we could learn to get out of our comfort zone, sooner than later, perhaps we’d be able to explore more of what might bring joy into our life.