Posts in brain waves
On Puffer Fish and Zombies

In 2013 I traveled to Haiti with one of my heroes: Dr. Baker. Known to us kids as just Walt, he had an air of wisdom and mystery. Living full-time in Haiti with his wife and kids for most of their lives, Walt knew the subtleties of the Haitian culture. As a sophomore in high school, the understanding and grace through which he composed his words…

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The Artifact of Connection in Robin Wall Kimmerer's “Braiding Sweetgrass”

Robin Wall Kimmerer paints scientific knowledge as an artifact of connection. Her scientific experiences as a field biologist and botanist are woven fervidly into her emotional invocation for healing. Braiding Sweetgrass is an engaging read that captures the reader’s attention with vivid stories of lab science, student interactions,…

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