Neuron

 Purkinje neuron illustrated by Ramón y Cajal, in 1887 or so. Published in The Beautiful Brain, The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal By Larry Swanson, Eric Newman, Alfonso Araque, and Janet Dubinsky Reviewed in this great article in the New York Times.     vvv

Wish

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″] [mp_image id=”1497″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”#” target=”false” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span_inner] [/mp_row_inner] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″] [mp_text] There  are stone circles like this all over this part of Ireland. Maybe 3000 years old. Before the Celts arrived. Almost for sure to do with the equinoxes and such, but beyond that no one… Continue reading Wish

Road

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text] [/mp_text] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”6″] [mp_text]   The dream was always the same. I’d be driving fast on a narrow winding road. I would realize that the steering wheel was gone, and there were no brakes. I would go careening along, unable to control the car. Miraculously,… Continue reading Road