Pursuing, constantly striving, and straining for better.

“Good, Better, Best,

Never stop to rest,

Until the Good is Better,

And the Better Best.”


I am also hoping to slow the movement of time, because I am far from perfect. Some phrases and words that define parts of me: Graduate student, wife, animal caretaker, mother, reader, baker, mathematician, statistician, epidemiologist, sewer, crafter, woman. I may sometimes write from atop my fine high horse, other times I will write from the crawlspace beneath my all-time-low.