The 90.47% Vote RE: My Africa Memoir

90.47% of you voted "NO" - the no vote meaning do not take down the cards. The chapter-title cards that danced all over my living room floor, outlining my Africa memoir, and then were arranged and rearranged countless times on my hall closet door. For four years. Along with your vote, several of you had…

Updated* My Africa Memoir Hits A Milestone

Celebrate with me, my friends. I've just sent the manuscript for my Africa memoir Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War off to the proofreader. It feels like a triumph. Never mind the months and miles still to go toward publication. This milestone also coincides with a turning point in…

My Africa Memoir Hits A Milestone

Celebrate with me, my friends. I've just sent the manuscript for my Africa memoir Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War off to the proofreader. It feels like a triumph. Never mind the months and miles still to go toward publication. This milestone also coincides with a turning point in…