Environmental Scientist. Writer. Mother.

Tag: Trump

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Notes from a Soft Target

When I was a very young child in Arizona, our house was robbed in the middle of the night while my parents were  fast asleep. The story is that my …

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If There Were No Rules

When I first moved to the town where I currently live, I spent some time looking through environmental databases to learn about the dirty secrets of the town. I did …

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Science is a Refugee

So it’s official: the Electoral College has secured Donald Trump’s victory as the next President of the United States. Short of an underground act of rebellion, yesterday’s process went as …

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Love Does Not Equal Silence

Last weekend I took a trip to visit family, and to discuss, among other things, the long-term care of an ailing relative. As if that wasn’t emotionally charged enough, some …

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