All posts tagged: good

More sushi

Ephemera

One thing that I have learned this past week, when I have been busy not posting to the blog, is that Boulder has to be the capital of sushi-making in the world. I think that we here have to have more sushi restaurants per capita than, say New York City. Our current favorite sushi restaurant is Sushi Zanmai. We have been there for dinner the past two nights. They make a lovely Kobe beef sushi, […]

qotd

qotd

Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down. — Truman Capote

Good news for me: Genvec says cancer therapy increases survival

Cancer

Via Reuters… Genvec says cancer therapy increases survival; shares up | Industries | Healthcare | Reuters: May 29 (Reuters) – Genvec Inc (GNVC.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said its gene therapy product, TNFerade, increased survival of patients with esophageal cancer longer than comparable studies, sending its shares up 11 percent before the bell. The company said long-term survival data from the mid-stage trial showed that following treatment with TNFerade and chemoradiation, the median overall […]

The rain of fall

Natural world

We have a very rainy day, the tail ends of Hurricane Whichever; there are so many hurricanes either here or threatening to be here that it’s hard to keep score. however, all that rain has to go somewhere. It goes here. We needed it, though, and, like I said, here it is. I have to wonder, though, why that which is good for the natural world, such as this needed rain, is not equally enjoyable. […]

Google and its products

electronic life

Librarian asks why I even bothered with Cuil, when Google is so splendid. He’s right: this is the electronic world, and either service is equally close or handy or convenient. What matters is simply which one works best, and the vote here has to go to Google, because, as I found, Cuil doesn’t even work. One other good service (I assume it’s good, but I can’t use it yet) that Librarian mentions is their new […]

Day of Labor.

books

The sun has not yet cleared an eastern hill, so that it doesn’t yet light up every tree in the yard yet, so it feels as though I’m up terribly early, and am setting some sort of awakened record. The truth is, however, any number of people are already up and at their days. Speaking of Labor Day, which I wasn’t, really, I am currently reading a book, Touchstone, which is written around the great […]

2 meetings this morning

Cancer

The title means that I spent various meetings in my aspect of recovering cancer patient. I am a very classy, cool patient because Humphrey Bogart had it, and he is the ultimate of coolth. Therefor, this ultra-cool recently treated herself to two cancer meetings today, on right after another. One meeting was working on getting our cancer center to be recognized as a properly qualified center. The next meeting was about finding additional sources for […]