Last night, I was talking to one of my cousins. I'm the eldest of three girls. As far as I'm concerned, he's as close as any man I've ever known to being my brother. We're just a year or so apart – I'm older – and we grew up together every summer at The Family Cottage. He is one of only three people who gets away with calling me by my real name – Sandra Lee. The other two are my sister, Glorianne, and his sister, Linda Sue. Don't get me started.
The print edition of The Toronto Star is to be congratulated for brilliantly deciding to enlist the genius, wisdom, knowledge, humour, medical expertise and humanity of Dr. Rob Buckman as a regular Friday Living section columnist.
By the way, Vallenstein is a professor emeritus of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Michigan and the author of Blaming the Brain and about four or five other books on this subject. This is a man who knows of what he speaks.