Reaching for the Stars

What message would you send up into space to contact life forms on another planet? Welcome?.. What’s up?…We come in peace?  A bunch of US scientists has spent 40 years trying various approaches. All to no avail. (according to the New York Times article Greetings ET (Please Don’t Murder Us). So far the scientists have…

Please Read This

Please read today’s article ‘Fighting to Honor a Father’s Last Wish’ in the New York Times (September 26, 2014) . It is a harrowing tale of America’s broken end of life care system. Laura and I were incredibly blessed to be able to stay in Memorial Sloan Kettering for her final 23 days. The kindness of Dr Wolchok…