Tag: research

Nov 19

Book Review: Braving the Wilderness

Braving the Wilderness: The quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone by Brené Brown I think I’ve read all of Brene Brown’s books by now, and while they all start to run together, I think of them in aggregate as a “how to be a better human” required reading list. Or, listening, …

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Apr 02

Book Review: I Thought It Was Just Me

I Thought It Was Just Me: Women Reclaiming Power and Courage in a Culture of Shame by Brené Brown This is not the first book by Brene Brown I’ve listened to, but I think the other ones were more like recordings of her talks, as this was the first one done by a different narrator. …

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Sep 08

Book Review: Life Reimagined

Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife by Barbara Bradley Hagerty I would have put three stars, because I only “liked” this book, but I had to give a bonus to something so meticulously researched and deftly told. Then again, what else would you expect from an NPR reporter except exceptional journalism? Haggerty …

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Apr 22

Book Review: Lab Girl

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren This is a memoir of a woman who, like me, wanted to be a scientist when she grew up. Unlike me, she actually made it happen. Jahren gives an insider’s view of the life of a scientist that I’d never seen. I never had any idea, for example, how much …

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Apr 16

Changer’s Turf – Chapter Fifteen

New to the story? S’okay–go here.   Chapter Fifteen     Kit’s rental car crunched over the gravel drive as she eased up towards the guard shack. It was unmanned, but had a wooden arm which she didn’t really want to crash through. She got out of the car and walked around the gate, heading up …

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