1.2 Journey to the Center of Ourselves (2)

In the late 1600’s, Antony Leuwenhoek[1]  became the first person to journey into our inner microbial landscape (and write about it). Without access to a fistulated human[2], Leuwenhoek had to limit his exploration to the accessible headwaters of our internal river: the mouth. He obsessively took scrapings of people’s teeth, paying top dollar for scrapings … Continue reading


Talent Show

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a person in my community about another person who often played music for our group. Ultimately, the person I was talking to expressed a desire for the music person to stop because the music wasn’t polished; it didn’t sound “professional.” What was interesting about this was … Continue reading