The Story*: Well, it’s been a busy week, what with the traveling and the conference sessions and the working out in the hotel gym, and the torrential rains, and the poster sessions, and the complementary beverages at the poster sessions, and the additional beverages at dinner, and the wondering if the new storm moving in … Read more
1. At some point during this conference I really should make it out of dinner somewhat sober. 2. I saw a girl in the airport with boots like these, and now I want some. Damn my impressionable mind!* 3. People from Australia are impressed if you know about cricket, even if what you know is … Read more
Things I have learned so far today: 1. A small percentage of HIV-infected patients are able to control the disease with slightly autoreactive neutralizing antibodies. 2. The conference doesn’t provide breakfast pastries, only coffee and tea. 2a. There is a Starbucks, but the line is long. 2b. The amount of frosting on the lemon poundcake … Read more
Will report back as to whether there are any shoes there.
The Story: Last weekend I sat around the apartment, ate more carbs and drank more wine than was good for me, read an entire Carter Dickson novel and watched a variety of movies. This post isn’t about last weekend. This is about the weekend before last, when I went to the Berkeley Mystery Writing Intensive, … Read more