Día dos en Palma

¡Hola! ¡Gracias por visitar mi blog! Today was a good day, albeit much shorter than I imagined. Here is my sleep pattern for last night: 8:00-8:30pm- fight passing out because it was too early to fall asleep. Fail miserably at goal, slipping into deep, sweaty slumber. 1:15am- wake up and get frustrated that I couldn't … Continue reading Día dos en Palma

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Happy birthday to me!

In 1998, I finished my amazing semester in England by flying home on my 21st birthday. I always thought it was funny that I had a 29-hour 21st birthday. I thought I had swindled the universe out of some extra time to enjoy such a big day. Well, today, the universe finally got its time … Continue reading Happy birthday to me!

Biotech cleans up in the NYTimes Learning Network found poetry contest!

April is the cruellest month, but the fact that it's Poetry Month makes it much more bearable. This year, I had my students (froshies and juniors) submit their found poetry to the NY Times 5th annual found poetry contest. The challenge is to write a poem (14 lines or fewer) made almost completely of words … Continue reading Biotech cleans up in the NYTimes Learning Network found poetry contest!