A trickle of sweat runs down my chest. Distant rumbles of thunder trigger an Amazon orchestra. Crickets, cicadas and grasshoppers whine in desperate anticipation.
I voted last week (via absentee ballot) for Obama and I still think he will win. He could ruin his chances completely if while visiting the storm damaged East Coast he steps on a puppy. It could happen, he ate dog as a child in Indonesia, and according to some blogs he still drinks the blood of a poodle every morning.
The IAS conference concluded last Friday after an exhausting but fascinating week of presentations, meetings, networking and, dare I say it, information overload!
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