The Endless Wonder of the Heart

The size of a fist, its valves and veins amaze me. I am captivated by the miracle of the heart this week. It beats in each of us, from our first breath to our last, yet how little we consider its…loyalty, its reliability.

On Monday, my stepfather had urgent triple-bypass open-heart surgery. He had been having pain and tightness in his chest and neck on his neighborhood walks with my mother. Days after he saw…

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Julio Vincent Gambuto

Julio Vincent Gambuto

Weekly Contributor // Writer/Director/NYC/Guncle/Author of “Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting”/Book debut from Avid Reader Press 2023 // www.juliovincent.com