The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, March 19, 2010


David and Jo-Ann Driscoll’s volunteer odyssey

“Welcome!” shouted David Driscoll through a bullhorn. “I have to tell you that because of the heat, we’ve discontinued putting chocolate mints on everyone’s pillows. They were melting and getting in everyone’s hair.” For a new contingent of about 120 doctors and nurses, this greeting was a rare light moment in what would become a week of medical ...more

Surgeon was committed to Haiti even before the earthquake

Editor’s note: Dr. Rosemary Duda of Concord Street is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and a Surgical Oncologist with Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center. In response to our questions, she shared some of her volunteer experiences with the Mosquito. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Bdelloid Rotifers

Last weekend when it was rainy and I could have been doing my taxes, I decided instead to track down a rainy day animal, the rotifer. ...more

Carlisle Comments: Driving to heaven

Kayla was our beloved dog who passed away last summer after a long life of seventeen years, the last couple spent in our laundry room as a tired, elderly relative seeking asylum from two kids under two. ...more

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