Month: April 2011

April 28, 2011 Michael Kaufman 4 comments

A friend once told me a story from her years with the United Nations in a rural area in southern Africa. One day a neighbour asked her for old batteries; he said he was going to put them into the liquor he was brewing to (supposedly) help fermentation. She told him about the dangerous chemicals…

April 6, 2011 Michael Kaufman 6 comments

Dear Sarah, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you.  There was the busy schedule of high school, college and professional football and then basketball games: all those teams praying that I choose them to win takes an enormous amount of research time and personal energy.  (A few months ago, a Viking’s…