Monthly Archives: April 2012

Monthly Blood Donation: April

Donation Date: April 20, 2012 My Appointment: Unplanned Others? No. Here’s the recap: I get a call from the Red Cross on Wednesday (I think it was). Can I come in and donate apheresis on Friday, morning? YES! Yes I … Continue reading

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Eradicate Polio, Yes Please

This woman, and her family, are awe inspiring. I will help her mission, somehow: One Woman’s Mission: To Immunize Children Worldwide With the Polio Vaccine “For more than a year, her mother massaged her daughter’s limbs every three hours, even … Continue reading

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I’ve been trying to not be resentful of Dick Clark the last few days. ‘Cause it isn’t fair to him. But I can’t help how I feel. It’s like his death has overshadowed hers, and that makes me mad. Michigan … Continue reading

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So Very Interesting

The science of selflessness E.O. Wilson examines the role of group competition in evolution The whole article is good, and short. But here are the best excerpts in my opinion: That group loyalty, Wilson said, is at the root of … Continue reading

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College interview advice

People have asked me. Here’s an excellent answer. Dear Eighth Grader: So You Want to Apply to Harvard? Some Words of Advice… Posted: 02/21/2012 5:27 pm by Andrew S. Doctoroff Harvard ’85 (Former journalist; Detroit lawyer)

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