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Crump: Your Mama Don’t Dance …

We’re not Mardi Gras people, we Idahoans, and that grieves me. On Tuesday, much of Christendom will go on a giant bender to steel its will against the 40 days of privation of Lent, which begins Wednesday. Not here. We’re too Nordic. And we can’t dance. You could look it up: A new study by researchers at Oxford University claims that a tiny messenger in the brain is partly to blame for those among us who can’t manage to get down with our own bad selves. A naturally occurring chemical, GABA is a bit like the brain’s traffic cop/Steve Crump, Twin Falls Times-News. More here.

Question: Are you a good dancer?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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