Category Archives: Science

Before I Lay Down to Sleep

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a clean freak. I can withstand the effort to clean my house until the hairballs are the size of the actually cats, not the dog. Let’s not get carried away here. … Continue reading

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Facts vs Alternative Facts

I have been a fan of alternative facts for years. Alternative universes, too. In other words, I love to read fiction. Pretty much any kind of fiction. But what of our alternative-Alternative facts section?  Who loves to read nonfiction? I … Continue reading

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Designed Obsolescence

Do you remember the days when things were built to last? Yeah, me neither. It seems business has taken a tip from nature and deliberately designed merchandise to stop working after a certain period of time. Of course, unlike nature, … Continue reading

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Heading Home, The Final Journey

And so it has begun. I am writing the last Syn-En book. And Bei, Nell and the gang are going to the one place they swore never to go: back to Earth. Ending a series is always hard. These people … Continue reading

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Is That a Thing? OMG, That is a Thing

Snottite. Yeah, it sounds like something a writer would make up. But it is real. Very, very real. Have you heard of stalagmites and stalactites, well meet their very snotty cousin. Apparently this lovely bacteria hangs from caves and has … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Life

There are times I wish I never started writing. It’s a bit like learning magic, suddenly you know all the tricks and the illusion is lost. Of course, I have favorite authors who make me forget I know the tricks … Continue reading

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Food and Drug Administration—Who do they really work for?

First, let me preface this with a lot of the research I’ve done, dealt with the dark, ugly side of the FDA. There are some very wonderful and ethical people who work there that really believe they are working for … Continue reading

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