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Born Hybrid

Born Hybrid

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditIn 1990 Chris McCandless donated all of his life savings to OXFAM and went into the wild to live in the Alaskan outback. He had the feeling he didn’t belong in the life his parents planned for him. He knew they’d not take no for an answer, wearing him down like a chainsaw until he… Read full post.

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditEight years ago two planes flew into New York’s World Trade Centers killing thousands. I remember my then-boyfriend waking me up to tell me what had happened. It was 8am in California and so I laughed at the news, thinking that someone had pulled a Fight Club and destroyed two empty buildings. When he reminded… Read full post.

The Learning Curve

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditDuckie’s learning curve is not that great. She kept her distance from the doorways after I threw things at her to scare her away, but today she is boldly strutting right back into our house. This got me thinking about learning curves in general and yesterday’s massacre at Virginia Tech. It seems that something horrible… Read full post.