Category Archives: personal

We voted

I picked J up an hour and a half early from after school care, and he was expecting me. He happily chatted up a storm in the backseat as I drove to city hall to turn my mail in ballot, … Continue reading

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More substantive post tomorrow, but a quick thought. I was startled today to find myself scrubbing the shower doors midst shampoo. I NEVER clean the bathroom (that’s always been R’s job) so it struck me as unusual. Nerd that I … Continue reading

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Gawking at Sandy from cross country

I grew up in Monmouth County, NJ, and my parents are still there. I watched the weather with trepidation over the weekend, and then with growing horror through Monday. The photos that came in first thing Tuesday morning had me … Continue reading

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My body for science!

Funny I should have seen this article on participating in clinical trials pop up on my Google News page today, as I recently had an OB appointment and some follow ups on studies in which I am a patient. Working … Continue reading

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A jambalaya about women in science/feminism/politics

There’s been a lot of ‘stuff’ (for lack of a better word) making it through my ‘what’s interesting’ filter in the last week concerning women. It started off with the debate coverage concerning Romney’s ‘binder of women’ and ensuing discussion … Continue reading

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Right now…

Child #1 is supposed to be in his bed, having quiet time. Instead, he is dawdling in the bathroom, after having successfully voided his bowels without whining/crying for the first time in 2 months! (Constipation anxiety. Worse than potty training. … Continue reading

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ch ch ch ch ch changes

Obviously, there’s a lot going on for me right now. Transitional events have been ongoing since practically the start of the calendar year. Over the fall and winter, I did a lot of research in what I want my career … Continue reading

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