Category Archives: Giving Talks

Of Babies and Interviews

-post by Synapse– In my inbox there is a message from R1 University X, 4,000 miles away – “we would love to bring you out for an interview…” read the email. I burst into tears. My daughter is barely one … Continue reading

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Momma, do you mate like tigers?

– written by Axon – “Momma, do you mate like tigers? “ My eight year old asked me this question sitting at the breakfast table completely straight-faced. My son has had a long-standing love affair with tigers. He reads about them, … Continue reading

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A talk in disguise

– written by Synapse – My voice drops an octave when I give a talk. I don’t joke. I wear a little bit of makeup… but not too much. I dress up a bit… but not too much. I straighten … Continue reading

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