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Monthly Archives: April 2022

A Good Night’s Sleep April 29, 2022

I have a complicated relationship with sleep.  On the one hand, I find it fun.  I tend to have vivid dreams that I can remember the next day.  I have a bedtime routine that gives me great comfort – so much so that when I am travelling and can’t make it happen I feel off-kilter…

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Life Expectancy April 15, 2022

I’m not convinced that human culture was designed to last as long as our current life expectancy. Let me explain: most of our cultural norms were made up back when the printing press was technology new enough to confuse anyone over 50.[1]  Of course, at that time there weren’t a whole lot of people over…

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Root, Root, Root for the Home Team April 3, 2022

I sat in my living room watching the 2022 Final Four — what would turn out to be Coach K’s last basketball game with Duke.  It was quite the contrast to how I used to watch basketball games when I was a student at Duke: standing underneath the net at Cameron Indoor Stadium with the…

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