Category Archives: Health

Tales From The Stork

Tucked away, at the edge of town, was our apartment complex.  Apartment buildings clustered around five small lakes.  Ducks and geese lived at the lakes.  The ducks minded their own business and ran as soon as they saw you.  The … Continue reading

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Misconceptions

Misconception My husband and I had been trying to have a baby for nearly two years before we finally conceived.  It was incredibly frustrating to have spent approximately ten years on birth control trying to avoid pregnancy and then suddenly … Continue reading

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Pieces of Light

Pieces of Light Pieces of Light: How the Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fennyhough came out in 2012.  Can you remember the first time you did something? Not all of us do … Continue reading

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Lust in Translation

Lust in Translation   Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee by Pamela Drukerman came out in 2008.  Former foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal now living in Paris, Druckerman offers an anecdotal exploration of the international etiquette … Continue reading

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The Myth of Monogamy

The Myth of Monogamy The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People David Barish and Judith Eve Lipton came out in 2001.  Margaret Mead said that monogamy is the hardest of human marital arrangements. It is also … Continue reading

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Long For This World

Long For This World Long for This World: the Strange Science of Immortality by Jonathan Weiner came out in 2010.  Weiner begins with the Epic of Gilgamesh.  Gilgamesh is promised immortality if he can keep his eyes open for one … Continue reading

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The Batterer: A Psychological Profile

The Batterer: A Psychological Profile The Batter: A Psychological Profile by Donald G Dutton, PhD with Susan K Golant came out in 1995.  The book examines the abusive relationship in detail and gives insight into how and why the abuse … Continue reading

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