Eclipses

They say that seeing a partial solar eclipse is nothing like seeing totality. xkcd sums it up nicely in this image: This was the start of our vacation. We had a crazy rush drive north to ensure we made it into the path of totality. We took a few pictures before totality, but when it… Read More »

Nancy’s summer blog post challenge

Thanks to Marie’s weekly round-up, I did not miss this year’s summer blog post challenge from Nancy. This year’s challenge involved answering 10 questions. I found myself linking back to blog posts. My research involves analyzing my posts for the first 8-months, so I am very familiar with what I wrote in that timeframe. I’m… Read More »

Snake oil and cancer care

I have found myself reflecting a lot lately on how one can tell the difference between internet sites / social media posts that are sharing ‘snake oil’ versus those that are sharing legitimate treatment information. When I talk about ‘snake oil’, I’m talking about alternative treatments that are in no way proven, but more importantly are… Read More »