A SHAGGY DOG story with outstanding pedigree, ``Because of Winn-Dixie'' won't disappoint any elementary school kid or the moms and dads who treasure their dog-eared
copies of Kate DiCamillo's Newbery-honored children's novel.
The Lady works in mysterious ways, and the morning after the tragedy in New York, I unexpectedly found on the bedside table my ancient, dog-eared
copy of Heinrich Zimmer's The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil.
The ubiquitous lab notebook, with its dog-eared
corners, stained pages and scribbled entries, may one day give way to an electronic analog that permits not only the recording of data but also the sharing of information among researchers scattered throughout the world.