The Path Not Taken

Decades ago when I was a practicing scientist investigating how to see how human cells mature, using a microscope, I was invited to go to France to work with for a year with Dr. Marcel Bessis, a renowned microscopist and photographer.   That seemed way too long to be in a country where I barely speak the language and being a single parent over there, and so I turned down this opportunity,...
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NEW MOON – ARIES

NEW MOON –  the time of each month when the moon is the darkest, meaning that the sun and moon are in the same place in the heavens, in astro terms that would be conjunction. This sun-moon relationship is a natural rhythm of our universe illuminating our nights and affecting the tides – from new moon to full moon. A perfect time to begin new projects, ideas, for growth as the...
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Sacred Symbols

I am always reminded of the awesome universe that is within us when I teach or give a presentation that includes photographs from the microuniverse; that people are indeed enthralled by the images. This image – could it be a mandala, a ripple in a pond?  This is a photomicrograph of the molecule that stores energy in our cells.  It is called creatine phosphate or phosphocreatine. For...
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