Because It’s Fun: A Lesson Learned in 2016

2016 was not a good year. I could mention the abundance of celebrity deaths or the uncivil election or the discouraging decisions in Europe as the reasons for the awfulness of the year. Or on a smaller scale there were financial issues, work related shakeups and arguments I don’t care to mention. And yes, these

By |2017-01-02T21:12:04-07:00January 2nd, 2017|Ideas & Excuses|1 Comment

A Sentient Being On This Beautiful Planet: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer

Oliver Sacks, the author of numerous books and essays including Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, is dying. Sacks, now 81, has cancer. He he has multiple metastases in the liver and the progress cannot be halted. He is going to die very soon. In response to this Sacks has

By |2015-02-19T12:12:45-07:00February 19th, 2015|Ideas & Excuses|0 Comments
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