The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot has enjoyed the wonders of hitting the New York Times best seller list with her first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. She deserves it. This is a book everyone should read in that everyone should know more about the scientific and ethical issues it addresses. Henrietta Lacks was the woman from […]

She Cheats at Blogging

Cheating at blogging, on a personal blog, is like cheating at solitaire. It can be done, but why bother? I have no idea why, yet I confess to having done it. I wouldn’t dream of cheating against a person, but sometimes I do move cards around just to keep the game going if nothing is […]

Dead Dog Napping

This dog naps in the middle of the street every day.  At first I thought he was dead.  Later, I thought he had a death wish.  Now I just believe he practices supreme indifference to the possibility of cars. Posted via email from Just Haphazardry

Church Visit

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You have me for 50-100 pages

Yesterday, two different people in two different conversations told me quite independently of one another that they always finish a book once they start it and that they never start a new book before they’ve finished the one they’ve started. I thought about my friend Jeanne who has said on occasion when being asked if […]