True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

Mothers Day and Thoughts On Selfishness

Happy Mother’s Day! Everything that we are or hope to be, we owe to those who raised us. As part my Mother’s Day gift this year, I will spend several … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

Love in the Time of Neuroscience

February is Cupid’s month, and what better time to explore some of the findings about love, sex and romance that neuroscience and psychology have uncovered over the last few years. … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reverse Christmas

I’ve decided to try something new this Christmas for my family gift giving. Excluding the young kids and those too old to shop, I’m trying the reverse Christmas. Here’s how … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Searching for a life-saving kidney — and finding the kindness of strangers

A couple in South Carolina has been desperately seeking an organ donor. They haven’t found one yet. But they did find something else: a whole lot of friends they never … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Healing abandonment and trust issues

Abandonment issues can be resolved. Feelings of abandonment can be worked through in a loving relationship with a partner who understands. However, what’s critically important is that these fears be … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Found 140 days later: Car key from rental in Maui

I proposed and she said “yes” on a beach in Maui about 5 months ago. Our first crazy adventure together as an engaged couple was my losing the rental car … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Women happier in relationships when men feel their pain

Men like to know when their wife or girlfriend is happy while women really want the man in their life to know when they are upset, according to a new … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 1 Comment