I’m making good use of the Canadian health care system and I’m not sure when I will get back to writing.
Our 3D printed virus ornaments are ready! We are selling these ornaments to raise money for science outreach. We have: Last week, I shared our first few prints on Twitter and they were well received. We had plans to add glitter, but I learned that I should be nowhere near a spray can – and […]
I’ve been taking some time to create with my hands lately. I’ve always loved needlework – it speaks to my precision and obsessive nature – and you get to see progress. On those days where you feel like nothing is getting done (grad school or grant days, anyone?), those quilting and cross stitch projects where you […]
There is often a lot of talk about how men can’t help showing their appreciation for women – I mean, it’s biology, right? 1 So I thought you might be interested in some of my behavioural adaptations in response to this male appreciation and its potential darker side: my girlfriends and I always phone each […]
I’m still going!! I finished the equivalent of 5 marathons on October 31st (2 months). I started moving on Sept. 1, 2014 to honour Terry Fox (read more). You can follow my progress and you can see that my running (jogging?) is improving. I may have turned the corner where I’m starting to feel better […]
Today is the 34th Terry Fox run – and the 34th time that I will run in this family event. Have you heard of Terry Fox? He is a Canadian hero but people in other countries aren’t often aware of him. You can read a timeline of facts and much more at terryfox.org. Terry was 18 […]
My schedule slows down in the summer and I try to add some healthy habits. Sometimes they stick and sometimes… life happens. This summer’s focus is adding more fruits and vegetables. I love the Jean-Talon market in Montreal and thought I’d share some of its yummy goodness.