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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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Science is Sad and so am I

I am sad today, as are many of us, especially those in the scientific community.  I almost felt like the world came to an end when I first read those fateful words this morning.  I cried a little too, on … Continue reading

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#WTF has a new meaning today

In case you missed the fireworks show off the coast of Sri Lanka this morning, the big news is that a hunk of space junk collided with Earth after falling from its highly elliptical orbit.  The object was named WT1190F … Continue reading

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Total Recall anyone? Nope. Not anytime soon.

Yeah, I know I used a 90’s movie to catch your attention.  And now we are all hearing Arnold say, “Get your ass to Mars!” So, as it turns out,  plans to terraform Mars into a suitable habitat for humans … 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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Busy, busy, busy…

Time management is usually one of my strong traits.  Not so during the past few weeks.  I have been busy, busy, busy and allowed myself to become a little overwhelmed for a moment.  Graduate school started on August 24, the … 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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