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Category Archives: combining science and motherhood
This post is predominantly for me to remember where I find some good resources for microbiology information. Who knows if I’ll get that job. I may or may not find out this week. But in the meantime, I’m thinking I … Continue reading
I swear, I think the most fun I could ever have is being a educational docent at a children’s museum. But, since I can’t, the next best thing is going to be giving a lecture for my friend R.’s fourth … Continue reading
Yes, believe it or not, nothing in my world can be ever simple. Take for instance the interview I had yesterday. Two and a half hours long, with four people asking me questions. I suppose I could have given more … Continue reading
Last night I attended a preceptorship dinner that was hosted by the university I used to work for (a preceptorship is a fancy name for a training program for doctors, nurses, etc – yes, I had to look it up … Continue reading
So, in the past week, I’ve made more strides with trying to build a network of possible work opportunities. I never did get a call back from the other job pre-interview, so I’m not sure what that was about. I … Continue reading
I have to thank my friend Heather for this comment, that kept nagging my brain ever since she wrote it. Do you really think that your research and knowledge is only valuable if you get paid for it? I find … Continue reading
I woke up this morning “hung over” with grief, wondering if I should call up my sister and ask for a valium. I almost blew off the pre-interview laboratory visit I had this afternoon, because I was barely functional. But … Continue reading
We will be attending the wake for Mrs. P at the end of the week. She was M’s teacher for first grade. M took the news of Mrs. P’s passing pretty well, though she did say that she would have … Continue reading
I keep hearing this phrase (or variants of it) in a few different places. Last night, in a conversation with my husband (a very bright, geeky, info-junkie, mechanical engineer), I realized how much that affected him. I have a lot … Continue reading