Book Review: Bad Feminist

Title: Bad Feminist (Essays) Author: Roxane Gay I picked up this book while Casey and I were living in Oregon from Powells book store.  It sat on my shelf for several years before ending up in my duffle bag to be read during our travels in New Zealand.  Roxane Gay published these series of essays... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Alchemist

While WWOOF-ing at Sacred Earth in New Zealand for three weeks, I found this small book on a shelf in one of the volunteer spaces.  It was a thin book, and I had heard people mention this little book casually as a required reading they may have had to do in school.  I didn't really know much else about it, but figured it would be a quick read so I decided to spend an evening absorbing the content.

Book Review: Origin

The storyline of "Origin" pits creationism against science, not far from how society has always handled the two concepts.  Both science and religion struggling to keep their hold on people and culture, while trying to douse the flames of the other.

How to Be An Entomologists Assistant

If you open the door to my freezer, you may be shocked to find it mostly filled with containers and jars full of insects of all sizes.  My husband, Casey, is an entomologist.  His career path is the reason we live in Louisiana, where the bugs grow big and congregate in large numbers.

Book Review: How to Tame a Fox

Title: How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) by: Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut   Imagine scientists who have to perform experiments in secret; not because of the nature of said experiments, but because the countries government could declare their research as illegal and opposing to political ideologies. Scientists attempt to follow... Continue Reading →

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