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The world spins

The phone rang this morning at 8:05 a.m.. It was a call timed as only someone who knows when I drop off my children at school can time it, because he sometimes shares the chore. “Good morning,” I answered. “Good morning,” said my ex-husband. “You know I talk to you now more than I did when […]

Tales of a Dopamine Junkie

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I have often wondered why I do the things I do and why I don’t do the things I think I want to do.  Thanks to Stamford prof Kelly McGonigal, now I know.  I am a dopamine junkie. The role of dopamine was discovered by some rat sadists… er… I mean researchers experimenting on rats […]

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World War Z book review

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks My rating: 5 of 5 stars Let me preface this by saying I am not a zombie, a zombie killer or in any way affiliated with zombies. In fact, until this book, I kind of looked down my nose at the zombie […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird – a review

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To Kill a Mockingbird – a review

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee My rating: 5 of 5 stars I somehow managed to get through advanced placement h.s. English classes and an English major in college without reading TKAM. Finally, a book group at work decided on reading it and I got around to it. And kicked myself! How had I […]

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