Archive | patrice sarath

01 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

New Year’s Day Resolutions

Say YES. Do what scares me. Don’t give NO any power. Work hard. Challenge myself. Get involved. Take joy. Remember all the birthdays. This morning in 37 degree rainy weather I took the plunge into Barton Springs. It was a literal and figurative leap. Here’s what I discovered: even 68-degree water feels cold in the […]

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06 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

On Point Interview — NaNoWriMo

I was interviewed along with Lev Grossman (The Magicians) and Chris Baty (NaNoWriMo founder and a very persuasive advocate for the event) about the pros and cons of NaNoWriMo. You can hear my point of view at about halfway, right after the second break in the show. Do You NaNoWriMo? Spoiler alert: I was the […]

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06 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Science and astronauts — not a rant

Last week author Nicky Drayden and I went to the University of Texas campus to hear astronaut Alan Bean talk about his life and work as a test pilot and astronaut and painter. (As Nicky pointed out, these opportunities are slipping away, to meet astronauts who walked on the moon)*.  It was incredibly inspiring. He […]

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