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Oh, as if I didn't have enough to do this week! ;)...

2007-06-28T21:02:00.000-04:00

Oh, as if I didn't have enough to do this week! ;)

I've responded over at my blog and tagged more hapless victims. . . I agree, though, it was hard to think of eight that I don't think have been tagged yet.



#4 made me think of a lab mate of mine a few years...

2007-06-26T08:14:00.000-04:00

#4 made me think of a lab mate of mine a few years back. He was developing a method for fecal contamination source tracking using coliphages. He needed to collect fresh -ahem- material from different animals to screen for the phages. One target was seagulls. Collecting fresh material from gulls turns out to be quite easy. If you get to the beach early in the morning before a any of the birds have taken their first flight of the day and chase them. The birds will lighten the load (so to speak) before taking off.

I've forgotten most of what I learned during my graduate work but it is good to know that the most important information has stuck with me.

I'll write a list but tagging 8 people is going to be hard. Many of the blogs I read have already been tagged.



is there any relationship between you working as a...

2007-06-25T15:05:00.000-04:00

is there any relationship between you working as a phlebotomist and your decision to have a pet leech???

Both were rather random occurrences. The leech was passed on to me by a former labmate. Phlebotomist? Who knows what I was thinking that summer.



OK, John, I'm tagged. I'll do my best to keep the ...

2007-06-25T14:56:00.000-04:00

OK, John, I'm tagged. I'll do my best to keep the meme on. But... I was just wondering... twisted question, sure, but... is there any relationship between you working as a phlebotomist and your decision to have a pet leech???



Number 4 just made me laugh!Great list!Cheers,Rick...

2007-06-25T14:22:00.000-04:00

Number 4 just made me laugh!
Great list!

Cheers,
Rick