Category Archives: Science

Mailing My Own Spit

I signed up for Patients Like Me a little while back at a friend’s suggestion. I haven’t really used the site much, except to record when I stopped my ulcerative colitis treatment due to a reaction to the sulfasalazine. I’ve … Continue reading

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Our ordinary Measures / Of Distance – fail us –

Today is Carl Sagan day, so I’ve arranged a few of his words in a way that echoes Dickinson. Continue reading

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Put a jumping spider next to a flower and she will drink eagerly. She will wipe her mouth and face. Continue reading

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I keep thinking about how plants are like brains

and it’s fascinating. the way a plant processes and transports energy through xylem and phloem sweet, the way it dances to catch the light, the purposes of its parts. Even the form of many plants matches that of a neuron. … Continue reading

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