I almost died. Until about 20 minutes ago an 8 foot metal cased, pull down, projector screen hung in our office area between two desk stations. The left side of the projector decided to free itself from its mooring and came crashing down directly beside me, upsetting my coffee cup and putting a sizable dent in the microwave and stack of papers next to me.
Nearly died may be an exaggeration, but had my head been a foot to the left I would certainly be at the emergency room right now, and yet I’m only just now starting to feel upset about it. Just another example of my peculiar blessing/curse and what I really want to write about here.
Most scientists have social quirks, but most of those quirks make them less compatible with normal society. I myself have a rather significant quirk Continue reading