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Archives for March, 2008

Selling Your Blog With Cheesecake

I don’t think this is what Dave Munger had in mind when he recommended using graphics in your blog posts, at the NC Science Blogging Conference. For the last two weeks, this post has been one of the top 3 posts on Scienceblogs – the number one post last week. This is the kind of…

Links for 3-6-2008

Bora has posted an interview with me at A Blog Around the Clock. See here for all the interviews in the series. He keeps adding new ones so check back now and then. Via the Chronicle news blog, I found this wonderful site with all of Audobon’s paintings of North American birds. Bird lovers, rejoice!…

Links for 3-5-2008

Maria told me about WOC PhD. A link in this post led me to the Feminist Studies Collections: Women of Color & Women Worldwide pages, from which I hopped to the Women of Color page from the Wisconsin Women’s Studies Librarian, which in turn took me to Joan Korenman’s Women of Color websites list. Joan’s…

Links for 3-4-2008

Janet Stemwedel has a lengthy, informative, interesting post on that eternally troublesome question: When in my graduate career should I have a baby? After reading it, I am put in mind of that New Yorker cartoon with the guy on the phone, looking at a datebook on his desk, saying “How about never? Is never…

Hungry for Dessert? Talk to Lab Cat!

I had lunch today in downtown Philly with the wonderful and always-interesting Lab Cat. We ate at a restaurant whose philosophy seemed to be “why serve a reasonable portion of food when you can serve a GINORMOUS portion of food?!?!” This is what Cat got when she ordered a piece of chocolate cake for dessert:…