CV Of Failures


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The 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

Liebster Award 2017!


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This 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 […]

January 3, 2018

Simple Italian bread dip 


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This 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 […]

December 28, 2017

Interview with Santana Cosplay


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This 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 […]

December 26, 2017

Slow-cooked Dave’s famous hard apple cider


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  As Christmas approaches, families come into town, it gets cold, and we tend to go a little crazy. All of the shopping, snow, rain, shoppers, and food preparation can be a little overwhelming. We have a solution to this madness. Sometimes […]

December 23, 2017

Stages of being laid off


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    I am officially 1/2 of the way through my contract. It’s a real shame that it is so close to Christmas. I have this inevitable gloom of uncertainty hanging over my head. I know, suck it up and apply for […]

December 18, 2017

Steampunk Photo Shoot


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  Who doesn’t love Steampunk? If you’re not quite sure what that is, I’ll tell you: Steampunk is a form of Scifi where you take all of the fashion and technology of the 19th century and apply it to our time period. […]

December 13, 2017

Getting your WV Real Estate License


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    After getting the “Your position is not being renewed” talk I’m trying a little bit of everything. My current adventure consists of getting my West Virginia Real Estate License. I mean, why not? So if you’re interested in getting your […]

December 5, 2017

My first night working for Uber


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This post may contain affiliated and unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  My boyfriend was awesome and cleaned out my Chevy Captiva before I drove my first night with Uber! I bought mints from Walmart for $5.00. The way it works: You open the Uber Driver app and log on. When […]

December 3, 2017

Why I’m here


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Hello internet! This is my first post, I’m the laid off scientist. It’s odd being ‘laid off‘ and still showing up to work until June. I currently, or did(?) teach Human Anatomy and Physiology Labs, Forensic Biology, Evolution, and Apocalypse Survival courses at a small liberal arts college hidden in the hills of West Virginia. […]

November 27, 2017