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Going on hiatus…

I’ve been finding that there are too many competing priorities for my time these days, and this blog is suffering because of that. If I could write faster – both my fiction and blog posts – this wouldn’t be so much an issue. I started this blog ages ago thinking of it as a diary.…

an inspirational keynote, reading & writing…

“…remember the nature of what it is you signed on for. You’ve come here to make a difference…” LeVar Burton at the 2012 O’Reilly Tools of Change conference.  Kent A. at the Scholarly Kitchen posted a link to LeVar’s keynote address. It’s 15+ minutes long, but worth every word. That’s a great way to start…

things to smile about…

“It was the best of times…”  SPARC Open Access conference – new colleagues to network with! Kansas City, MO – the Plaza, Brio Grille, Jack Stack, and a great view from the Intercontinental Hotel new Honda CR-V with heated leather seats and hands-free bluetooth kudos from a colleague at rival in-state school on our data…

strawberry nachos…

Sounds intriguing…  Via Research Buzz, the California Strawberry Commission now has a recipes section. Oh my! Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder with Dried Strawberry Chipotle Chutney Strawberry and Cucumber Salad – vinagrette with cumin, paprika, mint & more – yummie!