On Transposing the Truth

Later this week, on March 22, it is Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day. Lynch Syndrome is a hereditary cancer syndrome that runs in my family. It is associated with several DNA repair genes, especially for repair of high turn over epithelial cells. Epithelial cells are the ones that line the tissues in your body, your skin … Continue reading On Transposing the Truth

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On Mud Season

Where I live early spring is also called "mud season" and it's not hard to see why. The air warms, snow turns to rain, the ground begins to thaw and all around is mud. In a place as disarmingly beautiful as the Rocky Mountains can be, mud season is ugly. Tourists avoid mud season. The … Continue reading On Mud Season

On Intersectionality and the Kingdom

You may have heard the buzzword "Intersectional" bandied about on the interwebs and elsewhere. As Wikipedia describes it, "Intersectionality considers that various forms of social stratification, such as class, race, sexual orientation, age, disability and gender, do not exist separately from each other but are interwoven together." We all carry these different labels, some come attached with certain ideas about privilege and … Continue reading On Intersectionality and the Kingdom