Category Archives: Excerpts

Tomorrow’s Jokes

“Today’s truths form the fodder of tomorrow’s jokes. Measuring IQ as a way of defining the inscrutable complex of skills that is intelligence may someday seem as quaint as the past fad of X-raying feet for proper shoe size. Trying to define the essence of who we are by chemical composition, equations, or concepts may…

Breast Cancer Diagnosis – Laurie’s Story

Since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, Laurie has come to see her world from a new and expanded vantage. To start with, she told me how she got past her fears: I learned that I needed to stop being consumed by cancer fears and move on to other things. I had a…