Month: February 2007

Acid green


We get acid green for a theme today, because the latest upgrade to WordPress broke my old favorite theme. So, this is my rebellion! I have way too much time on my hands. That will remain so through the next few weeks, because I go in for my operation (eek!) on next Tuesday. Expect blogging to be nonexistent at that time.

broken logic

electronic life

My logic board died sometime last Friday, and I’ve only just rescued Dobby the Laptop from Apple Repairs. They did a good job, and we are up writing again, and wasting time in our usual ways. I am going to go to sleep now, and try to dream up something clever to write tomorrow.

On to-do list: Mapping the Cancer Genome


Mapping the Cancer Genome: From Scientific American: “If we wish to learn more about cancer, we must now concentrate on the cellular genome.” Nobel laureate Renato Dulbecco penned those words more than 20 years ago in one of the earliest public calls for what would become the Human Genome Project. “Either try to discover the genes important in malignancy by a piecemeal approach, or sequence the whole genome.” Dulbecco and others in the scientific community […]

Time sure passes

Cancer / Ephemera

I’d chronicle it, but it’s so very boring here, being a cancer patient. At least the weather is warming up and the ice is melting. The squirrel nest outside my window is no longer an icy wonder, but is now a besodden mess on the end of the branch, like it’s supposed to be. The rain on the ice has created fog everywhere, so we’re back to another sort of winter wonderland. If I wished, […]