Archive for February, 2009
I’ve been working madly to get some data together to present at a conference in a few months and last night I wrote the last line of code, plotted the data, and just sat there for a minute. Sometimes (and by sometimes I mean all the time) science is surprising. Something I thought was sort […]
Nothing in science – nothing in life, for that matter – makes sense without theory. It is our nature to put all knowledge into context in order to tell a story, and to re-create the world by this means. From E.O Wilson’s Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
So I’m still kind of terrified of this week and dreading the coming sleep deprivation. But I’m feeling pretty optimistic for a few reasons: I’m really struggling with some of my scholarship essays, but I have amazing and brilliant friends who are helping to shape them into something good. I have several pounds of coconut […]
My life has improved since my last post about wearing giant ugly boots every day to get to school/work. I have started taking Dr. Isis’s advice and bring pretty shoes to wear while I’m at work. I just hide my snow boots under my desk! I think I’m going to need to get a bigger […]
I have a terrible cold and no chicken noodle soup. BUT the weather is looking gorgeous for the next few days: While I may complain non-stop about having a cold, a stuffed up nose is much nicer than a migraine. In other migraine news, I finally found some good barometric pressure information for the United […]
Why yes, I do get a little excited about a nice baking dish. If it was mine, I’d be inspired to make this Artichoke, Potato, and Portobello Mushroom Casserole recipe.
I’ve been taking Petadolex for my migraines for 10 weeks now (The first week I wasn’t taking it). I’ve got 2 more weeks before I get to the 3 months mark – the amount of time it can take for the medicine to start working. I’ll be taking it for 2 or 3 weeks beyond […]