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Mar.03.2009
Linus Pauling
 Here's an entry I posted at http://www.thinhouse.net -- where all future blogs by me will appear. Please check out ThinHouse, our family project in sustainable living.  Tom  Linus Pauling, the great American chemist and anti-nuclear activist (plus the only person to ever win two Nobel Prizes by...
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Jan.21.2009
My problem is not that I can't come up with an idea for a book. My problem is that I come up with too many. EVERY DAY for the past several weeks I've had a brainstorm or two. At that first moment, the exhilarating instant when an idea springs forth full-formed and shining like Athena in armor, each...
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Jan.14.2009
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Now that the eggnog-hazed Holidaze have passed, it comes to mind that "The Alchemy of Air," my latest book, actually made it to a few "best of" lists. These include Kirkus Reviews -- notoriously the most prickly and "toughest" prepublication book review -- which named...
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