Magic. And Realism.
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Magic. And Realism.

I have always believed in love at first sight, but not because I’m an idealist, or an idiot (though sometimes, admittedly, I am both).  I know there is a thing that happens sometimes: an unspoken electric grounding, which transcends rational thought.  This has happened to me.  When it happens around an idea, it is exhilarating.  … Continue reading

Chemistry, Team Sports, and the Elusive Jeremy Lin
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Chemistry, Team Sports, and the Elusive Jeremy Lin

Linsanity Prime, Linsanity Lite, and the Linsanity Memorial Retirement Community Hi.  I’m Ben, Gillian’s brother.  She started the Tickled Neuron blog.  I’m adding myself as the first staff writer.  I’m sorry, Gillian, but the Tickled Neuron brand carries a lot of clout, so I’m co-opting it for my own purposes. Gillian’s post about chemistry reminded … Continue reading

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Chemicals between us

I’ve been reflecting lately on the idea of intimacy and connection between people, how instant chemistry is possible (and was always possible, and always will be).  I’ve been wondering what it is made of– as in, what chemicals are actually in chemistry?  I’m sure pheremones are a component, but it seems so much more.  There … Continue reading