CV Of Failures

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PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThe curriculum vitae (CV) is like the resume in academia. I was completely mesmorized by Dr. Haushofer’s CV of FAILURES! She is a professor at Princeton. I was really touched by her CV of failures. She was right you know, failures are often invisible. A lot of my research students don’t understand that. Research in […]

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Liebster Award 2017!

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PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  I’m very excited to announce that I was nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award! The Liebster award was created in 2011. “Liebster” is derived from the German word meaning ‘beloved.’ This award was created for bloggers to recognize other bloggers on […]

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Simple Italian bread dip 

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PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    Greg’s favorite restaurant is this local Italian place called Oliverio’s Ristorante. When we go there we usually eat a few bread sticks. Over the years Greg has created his own dip at this restaurant, which he gleaned from another Italian […]

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Interview with Santana Cosplay

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PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    Today I’m sharing one of our first interviews, featuring my long-time friend, Santana Cosplay. I met Santana at her 18th birthday party when my band played at her house. Santana is a super-nice girl who, like me, has a plethora […]

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DIY indoor cat door


DIY & Save Money

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. We live in a relatively small house, around 1000 square feet if you don’t include the gym. Because of the limited space, I do not want to see litter boxes out in the open. I hate litter. The texture and smell are just as bad as what it’s used […]

February 24, 2018

Why all college students should present at an academic meeting


Science, the apocalypse, and teaching

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+Reddit Dr. Greg and I are on our way to Austin, Texas I was inspired to write this post during our 5-hour layover. We’re accompanying two of our research students to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) where all four of us are presenting research posters. It’s an exciting experience and wonderful […]

February 17, 2018

CV Of Failures


Life

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThe curriculum vitae (CV) is like the resume in academia. I was completely mesmorized by Dr. Haushofer’s CV of FAILURES! She is a professor at Princeton. I was really touched by her CV of failures. She was right you know, failures are often invisible. A lot of my research students don’t understand that. Research in […]

February 7, 2018

DIY upcycle: ideas that will make you shutter


DIY & Save Money

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+Reddit I love shutters and I love cheap things. So I’m going to share with you four projects we’ve done in our house with old upcycled shutters. The first project began when someone offered Dr. Greg three free sets of bi-fold closet doors. You can’t beat the price of FREE! The concept was to make […]

February 2, 2018

Rewind: Interview with Exercise Icon Richard Simmons


Fighting & Fitness

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+Reddit   I love Richard Simmons. Back before “Richard Simmons disappearance” was a common Google search, I had the opportunity to meet and interview the exercise icon prior to his disappearance from the public eye. Much that I learned about the man who brought us “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” and “Deal-a-Meal” came not from the […]

January 31, 2018

How to be a good teacher


Science, the apocalypse, and teaching

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+Reddit This post may contain unaffiliated ads. This post is written by Kristy & Dr. Greg. I’ve learned over the past few years that hiring faculty for colleges is based on a few pieces of information that seem counter-intuitive to what working at a college is actually about if you pride yourself on being a […]

January 25, 2018

Dress to Profess: The Smell of Success


Dress to Profess

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    I am partial to leather–always have been. It’s durable and ages well. I wish I could say the same for me! Professors begin to resemble leather over time, and I’m sure at times Kristy has wanted to tan my hide. […]

January 15, 2018

Blog Cabin Birthday Room Make-Over


DIY & Save Money, Little Victorian Home

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  For Greg’s son’s twentieth birthday, we decided to redo his room instead of buying him a bunch of junk he won’t use. Many of you know we just purchased our little “blog cabin” in July, and let’s just say that organization […]

January 14, 2018

Stumble Upon increased my blog views by hundreds!


Blogging

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  StumbleUpon increased my blog views by hundreds… kind of. I noticed one day my blog views SKYROCKETED. I was wondering what changed? Did Tailwind work? Did Pinterest work? Did Facebook work? No. It was a social media platform I’ve NEVER heard […]

January 9, 2018

Mental Toughness in Strength Training: How Bad Do You Want It?


Fighting & Fitness

PinterestFacebookStumbleUponTwitteremailTumblrGoogle+RedditThis post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  by Dylan Frye – Guest Blogger What determines the difference between success or failure in the gym? Or the difference between hitting a personal record or tapping out when the weight gets heavier? Although there are several factors that influence progress, […]

January 6, 2018