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Money & Careers

Days of Their Lives—Earth, Fire, Water: Jerolyn Morrison’s Dream Job

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Jerolyn and her fellow researchers tease out the details of the ancient Minoans’ domestic life through piecing together shattered objects, chemical analysis, experiments (like cooking demonstrations), and informed speculation. "We put these deposits together very slowly, very meticulously, to form a story about an archaeological deposit that’s been excavated," she tells us.

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Money & Careers

Days of Their Lives—Earth, Fire, Water: Jerolyn Morrison’s Dream Job

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Jerolyn and her fellow researchers tease out the details of the ancient Minoans’ domestic life through piecing together shattered objects, chemical analysis, experiments (like cooking demonstrations), and informed speculation. "We put these deposits together very slowly, very meticulously, to form a story about an archaeological deposit that’s been excavated," she tells us.

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Money & Careers

Days of Their Lives: Doctors to the Beasts of the North

By Deborah Harkins
"On a bitterly cold winter day at dusk, I was called to deliver a calf from an Angus cow housed in a run-in shed," says Dr. Rebecca Law. "A shed is a bit challenging when Mama needs a C-section. I was operating on my knees; the owners were on their knees holding a light. I'd have to stop and hold my hands in warm water to thaw them out."
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Lifestyle

Molly Fisk: Nine Short Lives

By Molly Fisk
Maybe there’s a symbiotic reason we fall so hard for animals. Maybe it helps to rehearse a few entire life cycles before we’re faced with the end of our own. I don’t know. Today, I just want everything to stay the same forever, and all of it to be kind, and sweet, and easy.
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General Medical · Health

Hospice Care: A Primer for Patients and Their Caregivers

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Hospice care at home is not turning the home into a hospital, but making the home environment a safe and comfortable place to die. Hospice nurse Kimberly Hone explains how a hospice team educates caregivers on how to give the patient hands-on care; manages the patient's pain; offers crisis (emergency) care; and helps shepherd caregivers through their loved one’s dying process.

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Arts & Culture · Books

I Wrote a Novel in 18 Days. You Can, Too!

By Toni Myers
By Toni Myers

I learned that giving myself to a story for a few weeks was not only fun, but enlightening. Who needs to try memoir when a novel can serve the same purpose? Mine was all about me, in a way. I killed myself off and soon was resurrected in the twenty-something characters of my grandchildren. I loved traveling and escaping the forces of evil.

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