“Women, Science and Mathematics-One Woman’s Struggle”

Women, Science and Mathematics “One Woman’s Struggle” by C. Dianne Phillips (Notes) on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 10:25am Revised, April 30, 2012 – from a facebook note, published on sciencegranny57@wordpress.com Dreams do come true Ethan, Your article about the lack of women professionals in Physics inspired me to share my unique story and perspective with you and … Continue reading “Women, Science and Mathematics-One Woman’s Struggle”

Justice and Poverty – Isn’t the person’s dignity more important than their ability to pay?

Today I passed a car where a young father and his child had spun off of the interstate and landed down an embankment and skidded into a muddy grove of shrubs and trees.  A state trooper had stopped to help, so everything would be ok, right?  Not really. LOSS OF A JOB: As it turns … Continue reading Justice and Poverty – Isn’t the person’s dignity more important than their ability to pay?

Science Literacy and the Processing of Scientific Information thru the Media Filter

Science literacy is one of my passions:-) For example...I use articles like this one to show students how the "media" uses limited data and information to "sell" articles and how "surfers" gain information and then propagate information, loosely rooted in fact, as fact. ThIs internet post is a great example.. "Hurricane Irene May Have Triggered … Continue reading Science Literacy and the Processing of Scientific Information thru the Media Filter

Celebrate Diversity! Celebrate Life! Choose to Love!

Amen! Please stop teaching our children to hate anyone who is different. Instead, teach them to celebrate the uniqueness of each individual within the diverse organic framework of our earth bound existence. True peace comes to us when we free ourselves from worldly limitations and open ourselves to the divine. We are living creatures of … Continue reading Celebrate Diversity! Celebrate Life! Choose to Love!

The Sacrament of Marriage vs the Civil Contract of Marriage…

Original post on facebook after the NY ruling on gay marriage.  .https://www.facebook.com/notes/dianne-phillips/marriage-must-be-redefined/10150231758759589 "In light of the NY ruling giving our gay and lesbian friends the right to marry, I share the following assessment. It seems that there are two institutions of marriage, one civil and one sacramental.  In many people's minds, they are one and the same and conflict arises because marriage is … Continue reading The Sacrament of Marriage vs the Civil Contract of Marriage…

Forty Years of Reproductive Freedom – With great freedom comes great responsibility

As a Catholic, I join my fellow pro-life Catholics in prayer for the unborn, their mothers and fathers and the medical professionals charged with their care.  I pray a rosary daily for an end to the practice of abortion.  I will continue to pray, but I do not just pray for an end to the … Continue reading Forty Years of Reproductive Freedom – With great freedom comes great responsibility

What color is your heart? – A four year old’s perspective :-)

The other day, I was driving my granddaughter Ruby to her PreK class.  From the back seat, I heard her little voice say, "Hey DiDi?!"  I responded, "Yes, Ruby."  She then cheerfully asked me if I knew that she had a heart. I told her I knew she had a heart.  She then informed me that … Continue reading What color is your heart? – A four year old’s perspective 🙂