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Trepanation

August 2, 2008 Lucy A. Snyder 0

The first migraine-plagued cavemanwho countered his aching craniumwith crudely pounded flint (and lived)surely shared his medical breakthrough. Headcutting is old as woodcutting.Andean shaman or alpine […]

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Sympathy

July 31, 2008 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Sympathy evolved peripherally,a selective way to keep the tribe alivethrough the secondhand pangs of trial,tributaries of tribulation shared by blood,our hardwired love of Rover and […]

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Business Casual

October 16, 2007 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“She’s so stylish!” my coworker declaredof her 7-year-old niece, as if that was the bestthing any girl could aspire to: being decorative.I scanned the ranks […]

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Miroslav Holub

January 22, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Miroslav Holub was a scientist/physician and one of Czechoslovakia’s most important (and prolific) poets. He was born on September 13, 1923 in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia and […]