Search Results: woman
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... worth of "Indian tea" given to me during the survey by a woman who didn't know it by any other name; I despair of ever identifying ...
22 Jun 2013: Solstice Conversations
Aimless: Adoxaceae, Asparagaceae, cherries, diary, osoberries, red elderberries, Rosaceae, wild asparagus · 2 comments
... anyone picking them. They're a neat bit of history. :: Woman resumes what appears to be an exercise walk :: ~ What are you ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... they were going to do when they got home. I was the only woman on site - women geologists aren't rare, but drilling is much more ...
9 Mar 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: blog carnivals, hydrology, resumes, sexual harassment, Wikipedia · 1 comment
... celebrating Black History Month. See especially Sciencewoman's profile of chemical oceanographer Ashanti Pyrtle. Call for Entries: ...
15 Jan 2009: Manhattan Fault Line
Aimless: · 3 comments
... conversation got onto earthquakes, but it did, and this woman told me about a fault line that runs through Manhattan and goes off ...
14 Jan 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 1 comment
... women? -- Because everything on Venus is named after a woman, and you're not supposed to duplicate Washington Geologic Maps Seismic ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... be clear that I am not concerned with any individual geeky woman's desire to femme herself up as much as she wants. Rather, I am concerned ... feel embarrassed that I never learned the basic womanly arts of eye shadow, and wonder what my life would've been like if I'd ...
8 Oct 2008: Donors Choose Update: Prizes!
Meta: · 4 comments
... blogs all get at least triple my traffic (and Science Woman and Alice have stooped to bribery, to boot), but still are struggling to ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... so as not taint others' responses. And if you are a woman who has left the academic science pipeline after completing a Ph.D., ... everything I was carrying and who knows where this woman came from. So I look up from my loot and I am greeted with this middle-aged woman's face, staring at me with a polite smile on her face and I look up a ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... yeah, okay, I have no actual lesson about womanhood in science to draw from these lists, but it's been several months ...
28 Jun 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 1 comment
... so strongly the geologistness of these women, and the womanliness of these geologists. It represents a collective turning-of-the-back ...
Aimless: · 16 comments
Every time there's an earthquake in the Midwest, my mother emails me, just in case I want to move back home to study it. So that's how I heard about yesterday morning's earthquake in Illinois - a bit less exciting than waking up to it, but that's fine with ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... LINKS under teh foldz NOM NOM. The Angry Black Woman has called for a Carnival of Allies: Is it easier to understand ... Mitchell, and was surprised that it's not a story about a woman who triumphs against the forces of oppression: On one hand, it's ...
11 Mar 2008: Jello Salad is a Weird Ethnic Food
Aimless: · 21 comments
First, I'd like to say that these people have a point. There's a lotta white people on ScienceBlogs! More than in the science blogosphere generally? I don't know - pinning down the demographics of the blogosphere is tricky. More than in science generally? ...
13 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... spinoff. Also welcome new On Being A Scientist and a Woman co-blogger and feminist engineering professor extraordinaire Alice ...
Science: blog carnivals, debunking, geoblogosphere, national pie day, pie charts · 15 comments
Happy National Pie Day, and welcome to the fifth edition of the Accretionary Wedge, the Internet's premier blog carnival for the earth sciences! First, I have some news for you. Make sure you're sitting down before you read this: Diamonds are not made f ...
6 Dec 2007: 403 Tamed
Meta, Teaching: anti-spam, blog status updates, plagiarism · no comments
My apologies to anyone who's been accused of harboring spambots by my blog in the past couple of days. One of the third-party blacklists used by my very favorite anti-spam plugin, Bad Behavior, started throwing false positives like candy at a parade. I've ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... good working relationships with their monologues. Am I a Woman Scientist? notes that when she lets her inner voice chatter on, it ... in the AFS's mind but in a larger sense, in which an angry woman is immediately confronted, dismissed, argued with and ultimately ignored. ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... that is new to hold your attention. The Mismeasure of Woman - Carol Tavris. I started this book hoping it would cover more ...
13 Jul 2007: Cheap Irony
Politics: bookstores, white supremacist capitalist patriarchy · no comments
... last night when I came across a copy of Ar'N't I A Woman? - filed under "African-American studies". Guess we have an answer to ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... for food and water. I've been reading The Mismeasure of Woman. Carol Tavris spent an awful lot of ink to document how psychology (both ... political problems, situating flaws within the individual woman instead of her environment. I could probably quote any number of bits ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... noted that she was "truly intelligent" and also a woman, and opined that this alone should fulfill the requirement of broad ... but he should've realized that "She's smart, and a woman!" tacked on to the end of an extremely negative review would smell like a ...
Politics, Science: feminism, media, sexism, women in engineering · 22 comments
... 29-Mar Here's the reply I got from the woman on the other end of the craigslist posting: Frankly, I don't know why ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... at Peanut Butter Cabal writes about being singled out as a woman first and a scientist second. Her post is full of good points - no one ... and female underrepresentation is always assumed to be a "woman's issue" - but I find myself disquieted: What bugs me is that, if I ...
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... stuck on a city bus in a Seattle traffic jam. I told the woman sitting beside me that I was a geophysicist, and she spent the next hour ... around and jumbled up. I made up for trashing the woman's ontology by telling her that the rolling motion of an earthquake is ...
Politics: gender, Hillary Clinton, lazy journalism, sexism · 6 comments
... they hadn't just endorsed Hillary Clinton because she's a woman. Sigh. Later on, he asked the assembled horse race handicappers about the ... behavior of women! And of course any feminist, or any woman, who supports Clinton will immediately be accused of just votin' for the ...
27 Oct 2006: Psst… Partisan Googlebomb
Politics: anti-endorsements, googlebombs · 2 comments
Pass it on! But put in some damn commentary, because otherwise Google will catch on, I think. Having a bajillion links with no other text is pretty spammerly. That's also why I'm only showing you the subset of the Googlebomb most relevant to my blog con ...
30 Aug 2006: Block, Writer’s
Personal, Politics: domesticity, sewing, sexism · 7 comments
... with little cartoon advice about landing a husband - a woman with a net chasing after a man with a ring, showing how much she loves ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... against the Powerfull Pseudochristians(Patriarchy). One Woman said "No." I remember just where we were standing when we had that ... Promote a False Claim of too much interest in a young woman. So, I didn't get off the bus to talk with her more. There ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... as denying my privilege in an offensive way; when a transwoman denies the gender she was assigned at birth ... well, some people ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... a step back and consider what it is actually like to be a woman in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). ...
29 Jun 2006: Images to Amend the Constitution By
Politics: Dianne Feinstein, flag-burning, freedom of speech · 1 comment
I'd like to send a hearty "fuck you" to Dianne Feinstein, whose views on the acceptable bounds of free speech were formed with all the careful consideration and sound judgment you'd expect from a middle school student: For me--at that time as a 12-year- ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... planting a couple of tomatoes in the front yard when a woman parked in front of my house. She got out of her car, and we chatted a ...
5 May 2006: Friday iTunes iChing
Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · 2 comments
... - Road To Lisdoonvarna - Swallowtail Jig - Irish Washerwoman The Crown: Onky - Dumme Dansker The Root: Kìla - Tip Toe The Past: ...
29 Apr 2006: Yay I’m Not Dead Yet
Personal, Whimsy: birthday, memes · 9 comments
... 29th of April (factoids via Wikipedia, memeage via Science Woman): Births: 1854 - Henri Poincaré 1899 - Duke Ellington 1901 - ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... Outcome: Nightnoise - Timewinds Apparently this woman's apartment has some terrible drafts. Hmm. I think the answer is to not ...
25 Mar 2006: Breaking News: Video Games Still Sexist
Personal, Politics: sexism, stereotypes, video games · 2 comments
... a gaming industry party": As foretold, I was the only woman not hired to be there. This produced a subtle sapping of my spirit, as I ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... with Amp's view that ideologies which focus on a woman's freedom of choice, without critically examining the weight of cultural ...
7 Feb 2006: Oh Look, the “Jobs for Men” Section
Personal, Politics: advertising, sexism · no comments
... on the avant garde of the Jobs for Men section depicts a woman grabbing a man's wallet pocket, with the text "She will really want the ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... You're getting what you pay for, here). And ScienceWoman has a story to show why the social expectation that women will take their ...
8 Dec 2005: AGU Four
Links, Personal, Politics: american geophysical union, feminism, peer review, pharmacists, socks · 3 comments
... the middle of sex and says, "I don't really like it when a woman gets that worked up.'" [...] And the guy said, "Huh. I can see how that ...
1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... I was out with M., and we saw one such radiantly black woman in bright orange. So I marveled at how fabulous she looked, and explained ...
26 Nov 2005: My Neighbors Are Penis Zombies
Politics: Berzerkeley, rape, sexism · 4 comments
... of male undergrads believe birth control is the woman's responsibility 8% believe the withdrawal method is an effective form ... think women's shoes are erotic 5% would slip a woman a drug to increase the chances that she would have sex with them 20% ...
11 Nov 2005: Friday iTunes iChing: Guantanamo
Politics: Friday random ten, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, iTunes iChing · 4 comments
... The House is deciding whether a strange apparition is a woman or a fox, and the Inside is, indeed, exactly what I'm afraid of here. And ...
19 Oct 2005: My Favorite Cop-Out
Links: depression, museums · 6 comments
... remember what it was -- where the protagonist takes a woman on a first date to a museum. The date makes polite noises, but doesn't ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... mother's always told me you can't be the best career woman and the best mother at the same time," Ms. Liu said matter-of-factly. ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... before leaving on her 4th of July holiday; this wonderful woman looked in our file, found the tickets, and dropped them off in our ...
Personal, Politics: advertising, craigslist, feminism, feminisms, racism, sexism, the Ur-Oppression, torture · 6 comments
Given my unemployment and the fact that the real moving frenzy hasn't started yet, I haven't been posting much. Since I don't have quite enough crap to support a proper yard sale, I've been devoting my creative energies to describing it all on craigslist. ...
18 May 2005: Defining Feminism: Once More, with Feeling
Politics: feminism, feminisms, marriage, peer pressure · 8 comments
... pretty sure that giving the stinkeye to a woman who fails to take her husband's name is an unjustifiable use of social pressure. It's tempting to say that another woman's choice to change her name might encourage such things, and therefore we ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... I was met with the completely serious assertion that a woman might, in fact, secretly desire to have sex with an unknown man while she ... it has a normal set-up and violatory punchline; a woman expressing her fear of being reduced to a sex object is normal, while a ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... of courtship is a matter of the man's demonstrating to the woman that he can be trusted. Break those courtship rules, and the woman is potentially left foundering in the deep end, having opened herself up ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... nails or a bloodstain on its mouth. Similarly, a young woman with her wits intact can detect the presence of a rapist at a college ... will become unreliable. This author would never blame a woman who suffers something unfortunate at a party, but if you don't take the ...
7 Feb 2005: Monday Links to Stuff
Links: brain drain, Iowa, nerdy jokes · no comments
... the contextual interpretations of a word -- but the young woman overheard on Fulton St. was using the language of mathematics to express ...
17 Dec 2004: Pink
Politics: cars, colors, gender · no comments
... by asserting femininity? But the assertion that a woman can do these [geeky, traditionally male] things in spite of herself, and ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... obligation to provide bodily support than a pregnant woman remains unadressed within the anti-abortion movement, I'll feel pretty ...
14 Oct 2004: Fuck You Too
Politics: impeach Bush, sexism · 24 comments
... that endorses a 10-year-old U.N. plan to ensure every woman's right to education, health care and choice about having ...
20 Jun 2004: Squid Fan Art: Part N
Links: molluscs · 4 comments
... woman - did the squid eat her head ...
11 Apr 2004: Someone Misses Someone Else
Meta: · 1 comment
... me spend more time in the garden after work, and Wonder Woman doesn't have tide ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
... this particular translation was written by a woman who had just been booted out of academia. Her talk of "getting right with ...
7 Jan 2004: Two
Aimless: · 2 comments
... little reminder of the correct attitude to display towards womanly friends with cold extremeties: I think even at my cellular core, my body recognizes that I'm incredibly lucky to have this woman, and so my DNA screams at my bewildered capillaries: "Code Red! She wants ...
25 Nov 2003: Pie Is Fightin’ Words
Food, Human Fuzzies: book reviews, Iowa City, pie, pie shakes · 2 comments
... in that town. Eighteen years, and it takes some uppity woman from Santa Monica to tell me about pie shakes at the Hamburg Inn. An uppity woman on a pie quest to assimilate her French heritage and sort out her ...
11 May 2003: No Swift For Me
Personal: · 1 comment
... probably had all kinds of severe mechanical problems the woman wasn't telling me about. The alternator would have exploded as soon as I ...
21 Feb 2003: Someone’s Back
Meta: · no comments
... out and they say ladies first,.. who goes first? When one woman, lesbian or not, says "ladies first" to another, it's an invitation to a ...
21 Dec 2002: Miss Manners at the INS
Politics: immigration, marriage · 1 comment
... heroine that caught my eye. In short, they want to send a woman back to Afghanistan after giving political asylum to her eight siblings. If I had my way, of course, being a woman in Afghanistan would earn you automagick political asylum. But that'll ...
27 Aug 2002: Go Away
Personal: · no comments
... four, tried to open the door, and peered in the window. A woman frowned at me and shook her head. I hate when people do that. What on ...
23 Jul 2002: Geography
Human Fuzzies, Personal: grammar, words · 3 comments
... I am also squatting on the phone line like an obese woman might squat on a kitten. I suppose it's time for bed. For a quickie, ...
23 May 2002: Tomorrow Was Yesterday
Personal: Caltech, Ditch Day, utter glee · no comments
... by about 20 minutes before they were scheduled to start, a woman standing in a clump of Leno-people said "... now, these people..." and ...
20 May 2002: Someone’s At It Again
Meta: · 3 comments
... is here). *pause* Okay. Now, if you happen to know a woman who will let you get this close (or perhaps you are a woman yourself and in possession of a good mirror) you can tell her personality ...
16 Feb 2002: vapid
Links: · no comments
... ago Rick in the Physics machine shop was asked by a young woman he thinks was from Geology if she could borrow an oxygen regulator. He ...
14 Feb 2002: Heart Moon Puppy Love Muffin
Personal, Politics: doctors, hair, Valentine's Day · no comments
... it? but I didn't - after all, five minutes ago this woman had been prodding my cervix with a pointy stick. I've got another year ...
20 Nov 2001: the 10-crown store
Personal: search requests, socks · no comments
... They're orange, with a picture of a voluptuous disco woman on the top and the words "sool babe" written in yellow across the foot. ...
17 Nov 2001: jeg var…
Personal: diary, words · no comments
... of old emails for a portrait of the blogger as a young(er) woman. Thursday, April 15, 1999 My life-as-movie today has been nothing but ...
11 Nov 2001: s-tog til hundige
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... from a science fiction convention, one mid-thirties woman with a leather jacket, and then tonight there was a middle-aged man ... with the pipe, and not the transplanted scifi fans or the woman in her mid-fifties who stood up in the middle of songs and clapped wildly ...
6 Nov 2001: things about busses
Meta, Personal: boots, maps, weather · no comments
... months that now whenever I see it, I want to coo like a woman with a screaming biological clock. It's frightening, ...
15 Oct 2001: No More Mr. Nipple
Whimsy: nipples, wtf · no comments
... as lonely outposts of masculinity on an otherwise soft and womanly chest. Maybe it was all that erectile tissue, or the fact that in ...
18 Sep 2001: Those of you who are
Politics: · no comments
... then, describe yourself: male / female girl / boy man / woman lady / gentleman Which did you pick? Why? Personally, I'm in the stage ... where both "girl" and "woman" make me feel a bit odd. But the real reason I wrote this, the thing that ...