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Old 04-16-2013, 01:36 AM   #2881
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I brought up that subject with my kids PF. They were horrified. My youngest who while in training worked on cadavers, was the most vocal. I didn't even get a chance to tell them that when the facility is through with the body, it is returned to the family for buriel.
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:34 AM   #2882
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"Corpse - Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death." Really neat if you're into forensic entomology and forensic botony. Or just science/nature/biology in general. It's not as gross/morbid as I was prepared for it to be.
I used to work for the entomology department of the Bishop Museum in Hawaii. Weird stuff.
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:39 AM   #2883
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I brought up that subject with my kids PF. They were horrified. My youngest who while in training worked on cadavers, was the most vocal. I didn't even get a chance to tell them that when the facility is through with the body, it is returned to the family for buriel.
I found out from working at the medical school that if you've had a lot of surgery, they don't necessarily want your body. It's a teaching tool so it's best if everything is intact. lol
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:35 AM   #2884
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I found out from working at the medical school that if you've had a lot of surgery, they don't necessarily want your body. It's a teaching tool so it's best if everything is intact. lol
That's why The Body Farm is a good alternative. It is used for teaching forensics, not anatomy.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:57 AM   #2885
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I found out from working at the medical school that if you've had a lot of surgery, they don't necessarily want your body. It's a teaching tool so it's best if everything is intact. lol
That leaves me out. I have more missing than intact.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:51 AM   #2886
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Soon I will be starting Marco Pierre White's book "The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef"

I am looking forward to reading all about his career
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:21 AM   #2887
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A random pick off the library shelf -- I'm midway through Cooking the Books by Kerry Greenwood. Turns out she's from Australia and there's a character named Kylie in the book. It's subbed "A Corinna Chapman Mystery;" she's the plus-sized caterer/main character. The dust jacket promised recipes as well; I cheated and looked in the back to see what they are -- first was a Medieval recipe for "Gyngerbrede" which began with "1 jar honey." Not to worry, though, the book is set in today's world.

Another Wilkie Collins mystery waiting in the wings, this after having finished The Lady in White and The Moonstone, both of which I liked a lot.

And the paperback I took along on my recent short trip was "Captiva," by local author Randy Wayne White. The barrier islands of Captiva and Sanibel are places we always take out-of-town guests; they're both beautiful and less than an hour away.
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I just finished Jonathan Kellerman's Victim. I have a Kingsolver novel in the chute, so to speak. But Honolu just struck my mood and for some reason Kingsolver just didn't. So I'll send her back to the library and read Honolulu so I can send it on to my Korean/Hawaiian/American friend!
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The Forgotten by David Baldacci...I love his new character, CWO John Puller, Jr. This is the second book he's been in.
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Woodrow Wilson biography

I'm reading WOODROW WILSON (2009) by John Milton Cooper, Jr..
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