UPDATED: As soon as ASU gets back to me I’ll be available for consultations and endorsements. And it will be awesome.

I’m not sure how it happened (I suspect voodoo) but I was somehow named the Distinguished Alumna of 2014 by Angelo State University, my hometown college.  (ASU Magazine clipping at right to prove I’m not just drunk right now.) It was very flattering but equally baffling, and I spent the weekend pretending to be “distinguished” and hoping thatContinue reading “UPDATED: As soon as ASU gets back to me I’ll be available for consultations and endorsements. And it will be awesome.”

I don’t think it’s even humanly possible to fart in front of Katie Couric.

This week I’ve still been in the last stages of recovery from one of the strongest bouts of depression I’ve ever faced.  Next week I’ll be on the Katie Couric Show.  Life is weird. I taped it before I fell into the black hole I’ve been crawling out of, which is good because I would’veContinue reading “I don’t think it’s even humanly possible to fart in front of Katie Couric.”

I think I just became a professional scientist. A dangerously unqualified one.

Yesterday I got an email from Scientific American magazine asking if I would be interested in submitting some ideas for science experiments for children.  And I was all, OF COURSE I WOULD.  After all, this is the same prestigious magazine that Einstein once contributed to. My actual response: Have you considered experiments regarding the properContinue reading “I think I just became a professional scientist. A dangerously unqualified one.”

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