Serendipity strikes when you least expect it. I haven’t talked much about my “muggle” job in these columns because it’s far less interesting than my “unicorn” life. I do laboratory diagnostics for an acute care hospital. It’s a critically important job, it’s more complicated than you might think, and it has the potential to be astonishingly yucky. My feelings about it are mixed. However, it did once lead me, serendipitously, into a real treasure. Some time ago, I was working with a doctor who was notorious both for being abrasive and aggressive. He was also quite short. “Doctor... Read More