Archive for the ‘research’ Category

The perseverance of squirrels

Crazy squirrels cavort in my front yard. To be fair, I’ve never heard a squirrel described as anything but nuts, if you’ll forgive the bad pun. But you’ll have to take my word for it when I tell you that these squirrels are particularly crazy. I spend an inordinate amount of time watching their antics. […]

The joy of research

It’s true, I love doing research. As a journalist, one of the greatest perks was the chance to be learning about something new all the time. I threw myself into researching the subjects I covered, and I often got caught up in the discovery: I bought a bundle of fabric after attending a particularly impressive […]