Marilyn Reece, Civil Engineer
What do you do when you like math but don’t want to become a teacher? You could be a civil engineer, like Marilyn Reece.
She was the first woman to be a fully-licensed civil engineer in California and she’s featured in our May calendar of women trailblazers in science, tech, engineering and math.
Why Do NPR Reporters Have Such Great Names? -
Radio figures Ira Glass, Sylvia Poggioli, Neda Ulaby, and others have inspired restaurants, pets’ names, license plates, and songs.
I have a habit of repeating the reporters’ names back at the radio after they say them. And now I know why.
I find it very strange that I haven’t sang anything at karaoke since last October? Or have I done it and just forgotten? Either way, I headed down to Bender’s for Puck Rock & Schlock (my favorite night of karaoke).
To get it out of the way, I did one of Madonna’s more bizarre songs, “Dear Jessie.” It’s possibly her second worst song (after “Cherish,” shudder). Seriously, check out this mind-bender of a video:
Need to learn
* man oh man do I hate this song
I can’t believe it took me this long to start following the Tumblr of America’s Test Kitchens.
My latest shirt design for Ani DiFranco is available now from Righteous Babe Records!
1. I have seriously talented friends.
Relevant to my feelings today.
(Source: isingtheboodyelectric, via positivedeviant)