I'm a lover of parasites and am working to obtain a PhD in Applied Ecology with a focus on ancient parasitism. I'm also passionate about cooking, blogging, enjoying delicious coffee and teas, and writing works of both fiction and non-fiction.
Out of the dense jungles of the Madagascan rainforest comes the tale of a sacred tribal ritual that begets an ancient disease. A group of friends seek sanctuary from the pandemic at a biological field station and struggles to fortify their new home, procure supplies, and understand the disease’s origins. The team hopes they have the luck and time to save what is left of the world they once knew.
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.