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Wow this month's Scientiae is good

And it is. I have to say I was a little nervous when I saw that Patchi made the theme of this month's Scientiae

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall...

Think about who you see when you look in the mirror. How do you see yourself? How do you think others see you? Who would you rather see? Some days it might be hard to even face the mirror, other days you might stare at your teenage self looking back at you and wonder what happened since. What do you think that person looking at you is thinking? What would happen if you could step through the looking glass?

I mean I know, I know that she is totally fabulous but that theme-- hmmm. Wow I was so wrong-- academically, personally, intellectually, emotionally, whatever... Patchi has brought together an incredible Scientiae-- this is sooo one of those you laugh, you cry, you learn. Thanks Patchi

PS one small correction on the summary of my Scientiae post-- drag racers are the good gender guys in auto racing; NASCAR- not so much; they may be spending money but since the numbers of women ARE GOING DOWN, perhaps they should rethink what they are doing. And oh yes, this is also a message to those programs to increase diversity in science-- if your numbers are DECREASING- it may be time (or way past time) to rethink what you are doing.