My Grandfather fought in the First World War, as did many men from his rural community. When the Second World War came along he was married with children (the middle child my mother). Luckily he was employed and living in a vibrant and supportive rural community. He was the Post Master in his community. My… Continue reading Agency
My area of expertise is not molecular biology. Such cannot be said for Elizabeth Blackburn. I recently watched a documentary called Immortal?, aired on The Passionate Eye, which included some footage of Liz Blackburn. The documentary discussed the “science” of telomeres, it did not delve into the politics of science. I found the documentary very… Continue reading Telomeres
Moving through time slowly.
Attila and I enjoyed the month of September, in which we went on a working holiday at the little house and then returned to work and chores at the country house. I’ve spent much of the last two weeks catching up with paying bills and working through all the paperwork generated by our two weeks… Continue reading Moving through time slowly.
Catching our breath…
Attila and I are catching our breath. We took our vacation over the first two weeks of September. It was a working vacation. The day we left two Realtors took prospective buyers through our country house, the second one came in after we left for our little house in the city. It was extremely hectic,… Continue reading Catching our breath…
I am working four days this week! Today is my one day off and Attila has left me with a list of places to call; I am on a verbal information gathering expedition. I must call metal roofing manufacturers and retailers for prices and delivery schedules. I must call waste management firms for prices and… Continue reading Critters!