Category Archives: reading brain

  1. Puppies, Spies, and Brains

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    October 11, 2018 by libroshombre

    Last week two fellow Osher Lifelong Learning students passed along some library-related amusements. One item, a Peanuts strip showing Charlie …
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  2. Books, Books, More Books!

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    October 14, 2017 by libroshombre

      Long ago I took up the banner of bibliophile Winston Churchill: “If you cannot read all your books, at …
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  3. Yogi, Gene, and Norman

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    January 9, 2016 by libroshombre

      Once Yogi Berra was asked to explain a particularly awful Yankees outing. “We made too many wrong mistakes,” he …
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  4. Swapping Spit, Being Cold, and Getting Smart

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    January 27, 2015 by libroshombre

    Vladimir Nabokov’s opinion that, “revelation can be more dangerous than revolution,” resonated after reading about several new scientific discoveries. The …
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  5. Old Water, Tear Topography, and Why Geezers Grin

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    December 25, 2014 by libroshombre

    “Water is the driving force of all nature,” observed Leonardo da Vinci, and earth’s water predates the sun, according to …
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  6. Loving Countries and Re-wiring the Brain with Books

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    February 20, 2014 by libroshombre

    If the Gallup pollsters survey of the world’s “most loved countries” is to be believed, it’s time to move to …
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