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Her-Story: Bestenia Campbell – African-American Trailblazer, Veteran, and Pharmacist

Choosing a topic or person to spotlight for this year’s Black History Month proved extremely challenging for me. Earlier this week, I watched The Education of Harvey Gantt on my local PBS station. This short documentary provided a brief biography of Gantt, the first African-American student to attend a formerly all-white school in South Carolina … Continue reading

Numbers: Would the New Math for Figure Skating Have Changed the Outcome for Harding and Kerrigan?

Prior to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, I toyed with the idea of creating a post to discuss at least one STEM related concept associated with this quadrennial event. Although curling is not a new sport, it is relatively new to the Olympics and, I have to admit, is a … Continue reading

Leaders: Everyone Is Not Hating On You, You Just Think They Are

“You know, I’m really disgusted that the word hater has ever surfaced. Everyone is now walking around talking about their haters. It just gives some people an excuse to behave as silly as they want to and find illegitimate reasons to stay that way. Just because I don’t like what you say, what you do, … Continue reading

Numbers: Boomers and Their Numbers

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were celebrating New Year’s Day?  We are now working our way through the month of February. The Super Bowl has come and gone and the Winter Olympics have begun in Soche, Russia. Jay Leno delivered his last Tonight Show monologue on Thursday, February 6th. The 2014 clock ticks away. … Continue reading

What’s in Your Toothpaste?

Will you be watching the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games later today? I tuned in last night for the figure skating competition, however, it was difficult to find that comfortable viewing spot on the sofa. Perhaps a reason for my discomfort is the latest travel warnings issued to visitors and those planning … Continue reading