Category Archives: my secret dream

The most fun forensic DNA lecture I ever gave…

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

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And this is when science gets fun

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

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So those percolating ideas?

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

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More on Carl Sagan as inspiration

I have had the late Carl Sagan on my mind since I wrote this post two days ago. I think I watched that video about 10 times today. If you were to watch the prologue of the first episode of … Continue reading

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Creating a life I love

In March of 2008, I wrote this introductory post called, Who Am I? I was coming out of a really dark place when I started this blog…I was often depressed and in despair. Prior to blogging I felt hopeless and … Continue reading

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Do I want to teach science?

Every once in a while I get the idea that I’d make a great science teacher. I have a great background for it, having worked in microbiology, forensic DNA analysis, and medical genetics. From time to time, the fond memories … Continue reading

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Cultivating the passion of writing…

I have been really looking at reviving the passion for writing I had. I passed up developing that passion for a practical career in the sciences that I could really support myself with when I was younger. My mom drilled … Continue reading

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