Blind-Sided: Cancer 101 & Informed Consent

This post was edited on 10/9/14 to update links & make minor text corrections. The Amazon on the left here is Themis, also known as Lady Justice. It appears that, like me, she’s missing most or all of her right breast. She’s also fit and carries a weapon, like any good Amazon. She’s here because […]

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The Artful Breast

Today’s post was prompted by a confluence of several related items, the following item providing the spur that finally brought me to my keyboard: Unfortunately, I am unable to find the name of the artist who painted this portrait, so that I may attribute this beautiful work properly. It’s a portrait she painted of her […]

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Global Crabby-ness

I don’t know about you, but this has been a looooong winter, and this week in particular has been very vexing. And I’m not the only one I’ve observed who has just about had it these days. So, I thought I’d make a list of all the things that have annoyed me this week, in […]

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The Survivors Club

Heard a really interesting interview with Ben Sherwood, who wrote a book called The Survivors Club about what resources humans have & which they use to survive a crisis. You can hear the interview here on this page. Scroll down and pick a file format. It’s an interesting discussion of how we manage to get […]

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