Yesterday, in a fit of optimism I had my chest port removed. The surgeon distracted me by chatting about publishing the whole time, while poor mlerules watched. She and the physician's assistant N— both used my iPhone to photograph the procedure. As usual, more at the Flickr set . Photos © 2012, Emily Siskin and N—. This work by Emily Siskin and N— is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License .