My husband went for a 14 km run, hammered some unexpecting pieces of wood in the garage and went to fly his newly modified model helicopter. I watched Friends clips on YouTube, went for breakfast with my mom and bought sushi for dinner. We watched the movie version of the book I just finished reading,… Continue reading Converting disappointment
I was sitting in bed, choosing a new cat-themed background for my laptop and checking other artsy scientists’ Instagram accounts, you know - really changing the world with my amazing undertakings when THE EMAIL came through. I burst out crying in shock and surprise… I passed my Masters degree in Human Genetics… with a… Continue reading I am a Master
My Facebook message went something like this: “Dear Reverend, I am a member of your church and I’m also a student, studying Human Genetics. We are currently studying evolution and I was thinking how beautifully it fits in with the story of creation. I would just like to know what the church’s opinion is about… Continue reading Faithless but hopeful
I used to think of symptoms as clues to guide us scientists to know where to look in the DNA blueprint for mistakes in the genetic code (mutations). Since my father-in-law, who is affected with motor neuron disease (MND/ALS) moved in with us, the term atrophy now means that since last week he cannot pick… Continue reading On being an infertile scientist
"But I don't want to go to church!" I complained to myself and threw a mini tantrum in my bed, frightening my hibernating cats. Especially not at 7:00 on a Sunday morning. In Winter. And why is it not a "thing" to bring take away coffee to church? When my father-in-law moved in with us,… Continue reading Inappropriate laughter in church
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