Last year, at this exact time (3:45 pm), my boss was telling my team to take anything personal home with us. Closure had not yet been announced at work, but illnesses were escalating dramatically and the situation in Westchester County, NY, was already devastating, to the point where they’d announced a mile-wide “containment zone” aroundContinue reading “Day 365. Holy Cow.”
Category Archives: Science
Janus Gift #3 – Language as Meditation
I used to be very good at soaking in new languages, though I definitely needed a teacher to help me learn*. Learning new words and how to string them together was almost an ecstatic thing for me. Even the basic concept of “new words” gave me joy, whether the new words were in my birthContinue reading “Janus Gift #3 – Language as Meditation”
Yet ANOTHER OMG MOOOOON
Seriously, I can’t get enough. I mean, DAYUMN, Moon! You look stunning!
I am insanely grateful right now for all of the things that aligned to get Jon and I here, at this moment, for this thing, the day before our wedding anniversary, with the equipment we needed to get a photo like the above. I mean, sure, most of it was not an accident. But someContinue reading “Eclipse 2017”
OMG MOOOOON (redux two)
I took this at twilight from a Target parking lot. Nothing has been done to this photo other than cropping. This camera is the BOMB.
Transgender Day of Visibility
Today is Transgender Day of Visibility, and there’s something I’d like to do that cis folk don’t often do. I’d like to let people know about my pronouns. I prefer they/their as pronouns but I don’t mind she/her at ALL *. I’ve seen a couple of comments going around saying “if you’re not sure aboutContinue reading “Transgender Day of Visibility”
The Adventure of the Dual Ear Infection
The entirety of last week both Jon and I were fighting a flu. Late on Friday, I started feeling intense pain in my left ear. Like someone was pushing needles through my ear canal. To the point where I was screaming in pain. Jon said I should go to the doctor. I didn’t want toContinue reading “The Adventure of the Dual Ear Infection”
DNA CAGES. For Medicine!
Guys. GUYS. OMG this is really awesome. (and no I’m not just saying that because it’s the same writer who quoted me.) Self Assembling DNA Cages Could Transport Medicine Inside Your Body