Category Archives: Las Vegas

Modern Alchemy

My loves of science and nature married and birthed something amazing.  I spend every day lately, researching, formulating, creating.  I am a modern-day alchemist.  I am following my dream to pursue people, pet and planet safe STUFF–that I can create … Continue reading

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Modern-day Alchemist 

I like to think of myself as a modern day alchemist.  I love science and nature, and I’m enjoying combining the two to create skin care products at home that are good for me, and safe for the planet, and … Continue reading

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Swallowing hard pills…

My attempts at remaining positive and hopeful, as opposed to cynical, are becoming increasingly more difficult.  I am human.  I grow weary, exhausted even, when my expressed aspirations fall on ears and eyes of the willfully deaf and blind.  I … Continue reading

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ArcGIS is back in my life! 

   This is my life these days….  For anyone who remembers hearing me whine about how hard the GIS course was, well guess what… I’m back. And now I am utilizing this for a plant ecology project. I should say … Continue reading

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National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015

National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015! The events of this past Saturday will go down in the annals of “time-well-spent” for this nerd!  I joined the Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW), along with several other lucky volunteers, at Mountain … Continue reading

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National Clean Energy Summit 8.0

Monday, August 24, 2015.  I will have fond memories of this date for many years to come.  This was my first ever experience with the National Clean Energy Summit, which convenes annually in Las Vegas, NV.  This event is sponsored … Continue reading

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   I’m up early today for the National Clean Energy Summit (NCES8).  It’s held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. I’m working with the Clean Energy Project of Nevada, passing out swag and having folks say Thank You to Senator … Continue reading

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Gardening — It does a body good

I have always had a fondness for gardening.  My fondness, however, has not always meant that I have had a green thumb.  Nor has it meant that I have had time and space for gardening.  There have been times when … Continue reading

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Two (make that 3 so far) earthquakes so far in Nevada today….

I did not feel them, but they happened.  And they happened not far from Las Vegas! At 11:47 PST, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck about 24 miles south of Caliente, NV.  A few minutes later, at 12:05, another struck at … Continue reading

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Even us old folks can graduate college…

If I can do it, anyone can do it! So, today is the hooding ceremony for 2015 graduates of Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies, with the graduation ceremony being held tomorrow.  I am one of those graduates, but I … Continue reading

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