It All Goes South

(Or, what happens when Bio majors dabble in philosophy.) I only plan to live maybe fifty more years (that’d make me nearly 100 and that’s long enough for anybody) but I often wonder if, outside scientific discoveries, I will ever see anything new. The more I’m out in the world and enjoying my freedom, the…

Still Chugging Along

A little more practice in my public speaking. I did my first presentation on Wednesday last and I do think this is helping so, for now, this is what I’m doing. I’ll come back to gripe about all the angry white guys in my Philosophy class at some point. ;D (Also, I forgot to post…

New Year (a little late)

As I threatened, I set up a YouTube account to post my own videos. I’d have posted yesterday when I recorded it but I was having year-end trouble with an update from my anti-virus. Go figure. 🙂 When you are a lowly newbie on YouTube, they pic your thumbnails and boy do they try to…

Self-challenge

Yeah, so, I told someone I could never take a video of myself or record my voice and listen to it. I know that for many people, when they say they can’t do something, they create a mental roadblock that is insurmountable. I am not like that. When I say I can’t do something, my…

Why I No Longer Call Myself “Feminist”

When I first called myself “feminist,” I was in high school. I was tired of the predominant view among the people in my life that women were not as intelligent, were weak, were too emotional…well, you get the picture. I left feminism when I re-joined the church in my late teens. The church made the…