Category: personal

A conversation with my dog

“Macey! Look, it’s spring! Let’s go outside, it’s time to go poop.” Macey: *sits* “Macey. You have the whole backyard to yourself.” Macey: *lays down* “Macey. Go sniff something. Go run around! You’ve been wanting to all winter.” Macey: “Macey?”

#FirstYearProf Comes to an End!

Tomorrow, I’ll be walking at graduation, but not my own. Nevertheless, it’s a momentous occasion for me. My first year as a professor has come to a close! It really felt over last week when I submitted all my final…

A Selfie a Day

I’ve never expected that I’d take on a challenge that expects me to do something every day. I’m not the best at consistency, you see. But I saw this one, and I had to give it a try. Late last…

October Roundup

October has come and gone with prolonged warm weather and the end of my business travel for the year. With the Boulder Science Festival and GeekGirlCon done, I don’t have to get on a plane again until I see my…

Come say Hi in July!

I travel quite a bunch for this job, as many of you know. So I thought I’d share my upcoming trips as I know I’ll be running into a lot of good friends as I go! July 4-7 – Minneapolis,…

Looking Through the Glass

I’m sure there are those that think me mad as a hatter for buying into Google Glass so readily and so early in the game. And, to be honest, I’ve never really been an “early adopter.” I’d wait, bide my…

Stand Up for Mental Health

Update 11 Dec 2013: I’ve withdrawn my support of Healthy Place after they RTed this ridiculous bit of fat-shaming on Twitter. They never did respond to my complaint. Really, they should know better. I’ve added a new widget over there on…

2013

So I’m nursing a headache on New Year’s Day and it’s not for the reason you would think. Though I allowed myself one martini last night, that was also with dinner and a full bottle of water and a wee…