If It’s Tuesday…The Saga Continues

I’ve been writing periodic posts cataloguing my previous three-year secondment to Brussels. Check out the series here. It’s been a while since I’ve posted but the saga of jumping through hoops to work in Europe continues. At this point, I … Continue reading

If It’s Tuesday – Networking, Networking, Networking

Networking is your best friend! In real estate they say “location, location, location.” When moving to another country they say “network, network, network.” In the continuing saga of my three-year long working life in Brussels (based on the movie, If … Continue reading

If It’s Tuesday – Whose Stuff is This, Anyway?

In the continuing saga relating my three-year long working life in Brussels (based on the movie, If It’s Tuesday, This Must be Belgium), just getting there was a chore. I’ve mentioned the bureaucratic process I had to go through before … Continue reading

If it’s Tuesday…A Quick Look At Brussels

As my “If it’s Tuesday, This Must be Brussels” adventure memory continues to unfold (see here for an explanation), the first step was to get orientated and find housing. That required a trip a month before the actual transfer would … Continue reading

If it’s Tuesday, This Must be Belgium

In 1969 there was a movie by this title (“If it’s Tuesday, This Must be Belgium“) starring Suzanne Pleshette. It was a comedy about Americans experiencing Europe for the first time. Not long ago I had a chance to live … Continue reading

Jefferson, Lincoln, CPRC, and the Science Among Us

It’s been a busy five days of science traveling – Lincoln, Jefferson, CPRC, More Lincoln. Thursday night started off with the Bull Run Civil War Round Table, with John Quarstein speaking about the Battle of Mobile Bay. Featuring two great … Continue reading

Seeing SETAC in Salt Lake City

I’ve been a member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for nearly 30 years. Most of those years I’ve attended the annual meeting held in various cities of North America. This past week we were in Salt … Continue reading