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Reflecting on the American Vacation…

Last week I had a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day.  The type of day where my SmarTrip card didn’t work, the metro fare machines decided to only accept cash (and nothing smaller than a $20…) and the last train going in my direction slammed the doors shut in my face – with my purse … Continue reading

The Power to Make a Difference

I volunteer for numerous organizations in my spare time, and I love it.  I meet new people, get to participate in my favorite activities, get my butt off of the couch and out into my community, and most importantly to me – I get a chance to improve something for the better.  Over the years … Continue reading

Katniss – the new Super Woman

The Hunger Games made over 152.5 million in box office sales during its opening weekend, and set the biggest ever opening weekend for a non-sequel film.  The film also enjoyed the third biggest movie opening ever.  I personally contributed to the movie’s success, and I loved every minute of it! Though I was pleased to … Continue reading

An Ode to Bicycles

“I think [the bicycle] has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives a woman a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. The moment she takes her seat she knows she can’t get into harm unless she gets off her bicycle, and away she goes, the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.” … Continue reading

Redefining Eco

I came up with the idea for this new blog when I was working through the idea of starting a new research topic.  I had finished my Master’s and was casting around for what came next.  What I found were jobs that were great, but didn’t give me the opportunity to really explore a research … Continue reading