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The Argentine Experience... Darkly

I read mainly in English but, being from Argentina, I’m perfectly capable of reading Spanish-language books when the occasion calls for it.  I strongly prefer to read books in the original language because there’s always something lost in translation, no matter how good the translator might be. 216 more words

It's Just Your Bones Breaking (NBD)

Today I had my 24-week appointment with my OBGYN, or more specifically, the PA that works at the women’s clinic. She’s a charming and warm woman who somehow remembers everything you ever tell her about yourself and makes every part of pregnancy seem magical without making it seem like candy-coated bullshit. 314 more words


Brand names or generic and other twaddle

During the summer we visited our friends in their “cabin in the woods.” It’s sort of a hunting cabin in a private area about a half hour drive from civilization… 472 more words


Lin-Manuel Miranda on Mary Poppins Returns

The Mary Poppins returns full trailer, as I live and breathe… #MaryPoppinsReturns https://t.co/j0zSlZaHC9

— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) September 17, 2018


— Laura Miles (@LoloMiles) September 18, 2018


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Bone Growth, Dinosaurs, And Naming - TED Talk

Another hoot of a TED Talk. By Jack Horner about baby dinosaurs. With a very dry whit and great pacing, Jack delivers the sad news that of 12 end extinction dinosaurs, several were just different ages… 69 more words

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