Tag: personal

On Manatees and Lovely People

I’ve been hesitant to write about this, since it was a rather private affair, but astronomy lost a shining star recently when my friend Heidi lost her battle with cancer. She was Assistant to the Director at the National Radio…

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…

Mental Illness Awareness Week

I realize that it is Wednesday and thus halfway through the week BUT… this week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. And you all should be aware that mental illness is a real thing. The brain is an organ in your body that…

Thanks and Hugs

Hello, all. Checking in to say GGEEEAAAAGGGGGHHH. Between #NaTheWriMo, aka National Thesis Writing Month, or several months really, and #willastronomfornoms, aka my search for a job after said thesis is finished, I’m a wee bit stressed. BUT, I did run…

This makes me so geek-happy…

I’ve always known William Shatner as that funny older gentleman that was in Star Trek. Then I watched Star Trek: The Original Series and realized that he was quite funny as a young actor as well. I think he can…

It’s not you, it’s me

We’re not breaking up. We’re taking a break. The internet and I, that is. Though I love to share my travels, especially in the southwest, and I love to read on a plane, this week, it just cannot be.