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I am adopted and only recently found out my paternal lineage thanks to my 23andme DNA test that linked me to my half-brothers (John and Gavin Anger) and my paternal relatives! My maternal relatives are in the UK, (Rees, Lyons) … Continue reading
In 1994, Sherwin Nuland (1930–2014) — a remarkable surgeon and Yale clinical professor who in his nearly four decades of practice cared, truly cared, for more than 10,000 patients — received the National Book Award for his humanistic masterwork How … Continue reading
Now comes Jack Kerouac — cultural icon, symbolism sage, exquisite idealist — with his 30-point list, entitled Belief and Technique for Modern Prose. With items like “No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge” and … Continue reading
Practical Wisdom “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” said novelist and essayist Joan Didion. What she meant was that we understand our own lives as stories, as narratives, with narrative “arcs.” Where we are in our own life … Continue reading