December 2017

How Babies Are Made (A Part You Might Not Know)

December 5, 2017

Did you know that you and your lover are capable of generating more than 70 trillion unique individuals between you? This diversity is generated by combining a randomly chosen half of your 46 chromosomes—the strings of DNA and protein that make you the person you are—with a randomly chosen half of your partner’s 46 chromosomes, for a multiplicity of possible arrangements. Only not quite randomly. …

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And the Winner Is…

December 1, 2017

The winner of Dorcas Smucker’s latest book, Fragrant Whiffs of Joy, is Jessica E. Congratulations, Jessica! This drawing was done using the true random number generator at For those of you who didn’t win, you can still order a copy. Contact Dorcas Smucker at 31148 Substation Drive, Harrisburg, OR  97446. Email address: Books are $12 each plus $2 postage. You can pay by check or …

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