When my daughters turn eight, they’ll get their first Swiss Army knives, and not the tiny ones with a nail file and some scissors, but real ones, big enough to gut a fish with.
Granted, this quote is about a competely different topic — one I don’t even want to discuss here: swine flu. BUT this observation by Professor Dirk Brockmann, who models epidemics, holds so true for so MANY fears, I just had to to shout it out. Here he is, as quoted in today’s New York Times: […]
Once five friends forward you the same article, it is time to share it with the rest of the world. This one was by the New York Times health writer, Jane Brody, and it stated, quite simply: Dirt good. Well, it didn’t state it quite that simply. Ms. Brody works for The Times, after all. […]