I think that what frustrates me most about the piece is that the author seems so, well, juvenile. She's only three years younger than me but seems so much younger. Plus she's exaggerated the whole thing out of proportion: she has to choose between housing and eating healthier but, really, no, she doesn't. Hyperbole! » 5/02/13 11:32pm 5/02/13 11:32pm

I sailed aboard commercial ships for a handful of years after attending a federal military academy with a focus on sailing. Pirates are no laughing matter. I heard a number of firsthand stories from sailors who had encountered pirates during their time at sea and they generally weren't funny. » 5/02/13 4:29pm 5/02/13 4:29pm

It depends a lot upon the tag or the topic used by a lot of accounts. I have a single Tumblr profile in order to interact with the ferret community. We're generally loving owners sharing pictures and videos of our pets while sharing good practices with inexperienced owners who often send us questions about ferret care… » 5/02/13 4:12pm 5/02/13 4:12pm

I have read that corporal punishment is effective only when it is applied consistently and not capriciously. Unfortunately, this requires far more self-control than most parents can exhibit (understandably; it's likely very overwhelming being a parent!). As such, it's better not to utilize it. » 5/02/13 2:15pm 5/02/13 2:15pm

  • How did you get to the point where you are now? Career path?
  • What advice do you have for someone interested in joining your field?
  • What do you wish you had done differently in order to be better prepared?
  • What skills are helpful?
  • Could you explain a day in your job?
  • Do you enjoy your job? What do you not like…
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