Monthly Archives: January 2012

Emptying the Junk Drawer in My Brain

My family is important to me.  So are my friends, my students, my career and my health–and, Lord knows, I spend a tremendous amount of time, energy and effort worrying and fretting over these aspects of my life, especially when … Continue reading

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The Enemy Within Is One Mean Mama

“Mr. Spock, the women on your planet are logical. That’s the only planet in the galaxy that can make that claim.”–Captain Kirk (from Star Trek: The Original Series, “Elaan of Troyius” episode) From the first season of Star Trek, way … Continue reading

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Lions and Tigers and Oh My! Where Are the Bears?

I knew in advance that at least part of my day was destined to be unpleasant.  I was headed to the doctor’s office, where I would spend way too much of my precious time being tested and probed, prodded and … Continue reading

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