A moment of perfection in Bruce Peninsula National Park

In addition to getting to hang with all my family members, I was also able to spend some magical moments in the pristine Canadian wilderness. Karen had taken the week off work, and the weather could not be more perfect. We packed up her car and headed to  Bruce Peninsula National Park for some hiking … More A moment of perfection in Bruce Peninsula National Park

Stitching a statement: Ladies crushing it

I attended the Bedlam: The asylum and beyond exhibit at the Wellcome Trust in London several weeks ago which highlighted the rise and fall of the institution of mental asylums.Unfortunately, the history of mental health treatment is appalling and Bedlam hospital in London was a place where “lunatics” were locked away. Those with mental illness often lived much of … More Stitching a statement: Ladies crushing it

The right chemistry: Ladies crushing it

  If you reach back in the dusty, cobwebbed shelves of your high school science class, you might remember learning about the Cori cycle or the lactic acid cycle, which describes the process of breaking down glucose. What I don’t remember learning when I sat in Mr. Chisolm’s 9th-grade chemistry class was that this fundamental biochemical process … More The right chemistry: Ladies crushing it

Ladies crushing it: Heros and true lovely outliers

Last year, my friend invited me to a Pint of Science event (lectures in pubs, which is brilliant) on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professions. Part of the swag I took home was a mug “How many female scientists can you name?” and even as I care so much about gender and … More Ladies crushing it: Heros and true lovely outliers