About Me

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

I am a Biological Anthropologist, a skeptic and, an agnostic. I am genetically predisposed to criticize.  All the women in my family have this trait.  In addition, I have become pathologically immersed in books and gardening.  I’ve always been a reader.

I am a cancer survivor.  I’m really becoming tired of saying that.  But it is germane.  I did not weather the treatment very well and so I now have a lot of free time on my hands while I recover.  All the while I was undergoing treatment, I imagined myself on a white, sandy beach under a palm tree with the stunningly blue water lapping at my feet.  So I moved from my home in New Mexico to Florida to live with my dearest friend whom I had not seen in many years.

This blog is me and something not me.  I write like an academic and I’m always dishing out information.  That’s part of who I am.  I hope to enlighten and to share my quirky sense of humor and my love of books, nature, science– just about anything.  I like to have fun with words and quotes and images.  I’m a fan of Monty Python and most all British comedies and I have an uncanny talent for remembering lines from movies.

Won’t you join me on this little adventure?  You may be surprised, informed, challenged, or just plain entertained. See you at The Sapient Chronicles.

23 comments on “About Me
  1. Ves says:

    Ha I also remember lines from movies. Can’t remember names to save my life but movie quotes, yeah I got it. Keep bloggin.

    • Lucy says:

      I have problems with faces, hair color, what the person was wearing, how tall. Basically I’d be the worst eye witness.

      • Ves says:

        Who asks you questions on hair colour? What does that conversation look like?
        You: “So anyway I was talking to Samantha and she…”
        Friend: “…Hang on, who is Samantha?”
        You: you know Samantha she’s a good friend of mine. You’ve met her several times.
        Friend: Wait…what colour hair’s she got?
        You: Turquoise!

  2. Kate Loveton says:

    Glad I discovered this. I like your writing. I’m along for the ride!

  3. I LOVE this blog, how did I not know you had two? You might like to read this, my son is one of the desk chiefs (jason groves)

  4. Dan says:

    Well, my blog name is Frankly Speaking and I am a guy so…

  5. Yinglan says:

    Hi, Lucy, I think your blog is awesome and lovely. Therefore I have nominated you for One Lovely Blog Award.

  6. moi says:

    Hi Lucy

    I’ve been semi absent and not really reading /writing lately so not sure if you have seen my new post. Basically I have created a new blog and would really like it if you would consider following it. The post about it is here.

    It’s cool if you dont want to, but if you are interested then please drop me a comment here and ill link you up with the new blog.



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