All posts by Dr. Sam Taggart

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Gabriela Garcia Marques, Nobel-prize winning author from Columbia, wrote a novel in 1985 called Love in...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good day, I hope this note finds you well. Fifty-seven year ago this summer, August 20th, I joined my friends in the football dressing room...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. In these uncertain times, the short sentence above takes on far more significance for me. I...

  • The Pandemics of Rural Arkansas

    Spanish Flu of 1918 and COVID-19 The Spanish Flu of 1918 and the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020 had and are having a major impact on...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Many of you know that I have spent much of my adult life enamored of an...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Throughout my life I have placed value on having a quiet place to sit and think....

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Well, it is Christmas time. As most of you know, I was born and raised on...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Embedded deep in our psyche is the drive to “live long and prosper.” The idea of...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. This spring, Ms. Annette and I took off on one of our excellent adventures.  As some...

  • Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Early summer in Augusta, Arkansas meant it was time to go swimming. Being raised in and...