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Can We All Get Along?

Twenty years ago today, I brought my firstborn home from the hospital. He was barely 24 hours old and not well-adjusted to his new environment. I was in pain from a difficult delivery and not well-adjusted to my new role in life. I expected to shut the doors on the outside world for a few […]

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View from a Volcano

Like most Americans, I have been dismayed and disappointed by the tenor of rhetoric coming from Washington in recent months, particularly during the recent debt-ceiling debates. I have a hard time understanding why it seems so difficult to get anything done. But a graphic in the most recent issue of The Economist helped me understand […]

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Grammar Is for the Birds

I was fascinated this week to learn that some researchers now believe birds use grammar! Discovery News wrote about the study this week, and I found it when a friend shared this link: http://news.discovery.com/animals/finches-songs-grammar-110627.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1. The article is based on research published in Nature Neuroscience. It seems some Japanese researchers recorded the song calls of Bengalese […]

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