Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang

An amusing collection of - just what the title says - Worst Ways to Cure.  This book was a very humorous look at some of the extreme measures that people have put themselves through all in the name of being healthy.  It reminded me that medicine is a practice - and I really hope someday … Continue reading Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang

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The Floating World by C. Morgan Babst

Fiction Words in the summary like dazzling and mystery really got my hopes up.  Unfortunately this was a good book - but that is all.  I had hoped for a personalized story of a family dealing with Katrina - before, during and after.  What I got was a family drama of people torn apart but … Continue reading The Floating World by C. Morgan Babst

Running With A Hurricane – Educating Boys for Manhood by Chris A. May

Non-Fiction This book arrives at just the right time in our educational world.  While we have been working hard to get our girls prepared for the world - our boys are slipping through the cracks.  If you have read Leonard Sax, MD's Why Gender Matters or Christina Hoff Sommers' The War Against Boys you have … Continue reading Running With A Hurricane – Educating Boys for Manhood by Chris A. May