Then God said, ‘Let the earth sprout vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them’; and it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw . . . → Read More: Seedless Plants… Does Engineered Infertility Make Sense?
Occasionally, I will experience a growing apprehension over this adventure I have chosen. I usually comes after a week that has just spiraled out of control due to life circumstances or a new challenge that has proven particularly difficult to tackle. This fall has been a series of these… good week, tough week, good week, . . . → Read More: Do Not Get Discouraged
I am sitting outside on a beautiful sunny day shedding more than a few tears over a woman, my age, who has advanced pancreatic cancer. Mid-forties, four small children, husband. I don’t even really know her. She is the wife of a my husband’s college friend and we have not even seen him since our . . . → Read More: Cancer Tears
At age 31 with 2 small children, I had a very close friend with very different beliefs about health and wellness. While I was proud of my selection of pediatricians (a teaching M.D. at Mt. Sinai in New York), she was proud of rubbing garlic on her baby’s feet! Now this and many other idiosyncrasies . . . → Read More: My Journey… from Antagonism to Confidence
The thought of starting a new Doctoral program at age 43 that will require a minimum of three years can be overwhelming on some days. It is a long story, but I was finished with the coursework of a PhD program after two years and ready to begin the dissertation research when the school suddenly . . . → Read More: A New Start