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7 Quick Takes: Monty Python, Ovarian Cancer, and Guys with Fancy Lady Hair

— 1 — Rain! Living in Texas you get used to heat, heat, and more heat and the near constant drought. It started raining late yesterday afternoon and it’s wonderful to listen to it. I don’t care if the dogs … Continue reading

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Cholera and the New Evangelization

In this week’s online edition of “The New Yorker“, Atul Gawande‘s essay entitled “Slow Ideas” offers an intriguing look into why some ideas become viral and others don’t.   He begins with two 19th century medical innovations, the use of anesthesia (which … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, vol 23

It’s 2:00 am and again I can’t sleep. So I happened upon a movie on Turner Classic Movies called “The Left Hand of God” starting Humphrey Bogart. Bogart plays an American pilot flying supplies in China who, after surviving a … Continue reading

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