How to Save a Life

I‘m drinking grapefruit juice from a Bernardin mason jar at my desk because I didn’t have time to eat breakfast.

Yesterday I learned that grapefruit juice has killed people. An enzyme in grapefruit juice can block the liver from breaking down certain medications—drugs which treat common health problems such as allergies, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer, depression, and pain. This blockage in the liver can lead to muscle breakdown, organ failure, …

Yearling

Is it just the spring that makes me feel so alive?

I ride my bike in the evenings on the path adjacent to Normal all the way to the Sunken Gardens. As I ride, I listen to old This American Life podcasts. I’ve hoarded them on my laptop since October, hoping and believing that one day I would find time to listen. Now, I am. Maybe I listen so I have something …