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Family story time in the park: discovery

Summer 2012, I was an intern at the Beaverton City Library. I planned and led eight family story times in the public park.

The park hosts free lunch in the summer. 136 more words


The river of trust

A step beyond green pastures,
embracing the land I honour
as I step into the warm waters
to a journey
within the realm of reality… 28 more words


Riding Boston’s Great Bike Highway that Isn’t: Part I

by Miles Blackwood

The future of the Northern Strand is uncertain.

With the seasonal depression and weather-induced dread of travel slowly lifted, summer brings with it a new kind of unease for Boston commuters. 1,749 more words


Mutations in the C9ORF72 gene cause symptoms of Alzheimers and FTD

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke says that a novel mouse has been developed that exhibits the symptoms and neurodegeneration associated with the most common genetic forms of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease), both of which are caused by a mutation in the a gene called C9ORF72.  280 more words


Wordpress Camp!

Today is the day I learn new shit!! I’m always willing and open to learn but I’ve found that often when I hit a wall I back down and start the negative self-talk… 49 more words

Nix discovered as Mosquito sex-determining gene

Virginia Tech says that a gene responsible for sex determination in mosquitoes that can transmit yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya viruses has been identified by researchers. 141 more words



I find it strange in terms of my yearning for attention. As I’ve mentioned before I’m an introvert; yet at the same time I’m an attention hog. 474 more words

Finding Purpose