Monthly Archives: November 2019

Endogeneity

Louisiana has a high percentage of people born in the state still living there. My question is this: do people stay because they can’t get filé, boudin & andouille sausage elsewhere OR does the lack of available cultural food stem … Continue reading

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Psychic Radio

Sometimes my iTunes is better than a Hallmark card; it plays the exact right song at the exact right moment. This morning, it was Guy Clark singing a version of Townes Van Zandt’s To Live is to Fly. I’d downloaded … Continue reading

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Scientist at Sea

I spent the past week on the USS Princeton as part of the Navy’s Scientist to Sea program and my photo will be on the next Imposter Syndrome poster. My cohort on this trip were actual rocket scientists and 20 … Continue reading

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OCD

The buckle on my lap belt is facing the wrong way. I have to fix it. If I don’t, then I’m pretty sure we’ll have an incident (I’m flying out of Monterey, so incidents are expected), and I will be … Continue reading

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