Month: June 2007

My Start Up Life

I spent the last few days in Washington DC reviewing scientific grants for the government. My flight home gave me time to read Ben Casnocha’s book, My Start Up Life. I have been reading Ben’s Blog since the summer of

Words of Power

I admire those writers who can string together a story that can make me weep  or suck me into the beauty of their words. There are many great story tellers but few who can immerse me into a feeling, a

Reaching for the Prize

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Dream Job had opened. It is about 5 years too soon. It is currently being advertised on several large national job sites. I have been working on my cover letter and curriculum

Half Marathon Plan Week 2 of 17

This is my weekly check in. Today I weighed in at 138.0pounds. Lot’s of daily fluctuation. The plan this week was: Monday: walk or cross train 40 minutes – Biked 40 minutes, DONE Tuesday: 90 minutes of Bikram – DONE

Pieces of Eight

I was tagged by Clay to tell you 8 things about me. I’ve never done a meme before in my more than 2 years of blogging but you never know what you may learn from them. I learned that Clay,

When did I become we instead of me?

As I am putting together the materials I need to apply for my dream job, I realized that sometime in the past year or so I have lost the ability to call successes “mine.” When I updated my CV to

Resisting Change

Dave Cheong, who is writing again after taking break when his  child was born, wrote a wonderful article entitled Embrace Change, Your Life Depends on It. Wow. There are very few people who naturally adapt to and embrace change. It

Only a little geeky

I found a fun link to the inner geek Geek Test on Brad’s Blog. At 32.34714% he’s much geekier than my almost normal 23.86588%. I suspect this is because I cannot program in any computer languages and have never hacked

Facing Fear

A few days ago I came across Christine Kane’s post called lying works wonders. Mostly she talks about how the lies we tell ourselves prevent us from getting what we want, even going so far as not even being willing

I am midnight

You Are Midnight You are more than a little eccentric, and you’re apt to keep very unusual habits.Whether you’re a nightowl, living in a commune, or taking a vow of silence – you like to experiment with your lifestyle.Expressing your