PDF: Sammy Science Discovers Chimpanzees Sammy Science Discovers Chimpanzees is a multimedia composition for children ages 3 – 7 years old. The purpose of this picture book is to 1) engage readers with a factual introduction to chimpanzee behavior and ecology, 2) provide … Continue reading Women in Science… in a children’s book!
Merriam-Webster’s definitions for the word family (\ˈfam-lē) hardly suffice as accurate descriptors for the G’s, Kakombe Valley’s chimpanzees-in-residence and arguably the most dominant matriline in Gombe history. They are, of course, a group of related individuals, but an important narrative … Continue reading Long Live the Queen
Sampson’s knees are tucked into his chest. Beneath muscular legs, nimble toes wrap around a branch no more than four inches in diameter. Several feet away, Ferdinand rests with a leg outstretched, drawing lazy circles through his bushy hair. The … Continue reading Risky Business
Wooden giants tower overhead like ancient pillars exploded from the earth. Their outstretched arms fill up the sky and catch the sun, engulfing life below in a shadowy veil that drapes across the forest floor. Three men could not reach … Continue reading On Passing Time in a Forest Alone
The browsing history of my internet search engine contains a medley of material that ranges from academic to unsavory. Among the latter are my much beloved stand-up specials, bolstered by comedic heavy weights such as Steven Wright and Louis CK. … Continue reading By Example
She left her home in July of 1960, when the world viewed women better off as secretaries than scientists. And a secretary she had been, right up until the point that tapping out documents, other people’s documents, became less appealing … Continue reading The Mad Ones