Cleaning up our act


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Yesterday, having written a recap of recent family genealogy work, I had not intended to write another post this morning.  However, writing provides a catharsis. From what I’ve read in various medical sources, reading  and writing also sharpen part of … Continue reading

An extraordinary man


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I’ve spent the past week reading two books, The Fifth Woman, by Swedish writer Henning Mankell, author of the Wallender series, and The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the New World, by Andrea Wulf, science writer extraordinaire. I’m … Continue reading

Sunday in February


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I had a great idea for a post. Whatever it was left my head.  Really good ideas come flooding back about 2:00 AM or after I’ve just sent a post to my blog.  If I was more ambitious, I would … Continue reading