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Category Archives: combining science and motherhood
I wanted to apologize to my readers for my long absence. Especially for those reaching out about selective mutism. 2015 was a year of many, many difficult and rather alarming changes for the smart girls and I. I’d re-entered the … Continue reading
It’s been so long since I worked in forensic DNA, but I do keep up to date. Occasionally I get to give lectures to schools. I gave one lecture to a class of first year biology students at a university … Continue reading
I got a phone call from my mother because she read in the paper that my old company is starting plans to build a new larger facility close to my home. I am 7 years out of date from any … Continue reading
I think I have pretty much decided that there is something I am supposed to be learning here that I can not learn as long as I keep trying to make friends. I’m actually not depressed or frustrated. This isn’t … Continue reading
A metamorphic process is underway in me. It’s something that began 6 years ago…when I stepped out of the treadmill of conventional service-for-pay employment. I’ve been engaged in some online conversation about finding meaningful work when you have many gifts/talents … Continue reading
I met a woman at the local grocery store whom I’ve never seen before. She was a tall woman with light brown hair and she had 4 young boys in tow – a four-month old, a 2 year old, a … Continue reading
It’s spring break this week and I decided I wanted to do a few projects with the kids, but more than just random, unrelated projects (which we’ve done many of), I wanted to work on a unit study of something … Continue reading
Happened yesterday, to a group of fourth grade students for my friend R’s class. They spent the last couple of weeks talking about forensics. My talk was going to wrap up the unit. Now, having been a forensic DNA expert … Continue reading