Adventures in Ethics and Science

Once again, Dave Ng at The World’s Fair issues a challenge:

If you had to write your memoirs in 6 words, what would they be?

Writing that memoir today, here are mine:

Chemist. Philosopher. Parent. Blogger.

Grown-up? Someday.

Six words fit very nicely in the comments field — what’s your life story?


  1. #1 Ewan
    February 15, 2008

    I used to have the first four words of this as my complete .sig:


    These days I would probably add Father and Husband. Which would make a non-terrible summary of right now, really.

    [As for grown-up…. naah.]

  2. #2 Propter Doc
    February 15, 2008


  3. #3 Scott Belyea
    February 15, 2008

    Education … marriage … work … children … fun … satisfaction!

    May need another word after a few more years …

  4. #4 Lorax
    February 15, 2008

    Father, Scientist, Artist, Passionate, Atheist, Optimist

  5. #5 JYB
    February 15, 2008

    Never really understood the Republican party.

  6. #6 Thomas Robey
    February 16, 2008

    Pieces converge for love and health.

  7. #7 DiscoveredJoys
    February 17, 2008

    From dreaming to doing, 50 years.

  8. #8 Super Sally
    February 19, 2008

    Math-student, wife, mom*4, astronomer, caregiver, evolution…

  9. #9 shannon
    February 20, 2008

    Family Church Science Teaching-Cheerful Attitudes!

  10. #10 Ed
    February 28, 2008

    Lunatic. Technician. Biologist. Researcher. Grown-up? Doubtful.

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