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Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life

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Another degree, another holiday

Sometimes I have good ideas and sometimes they only seemed like good ideas at the time, like enrolling in an online bachelor's degree program in math. To be clear, I already have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and also... Continue Reading →

A successful resolution

The only New Year's resolution that I successfully made and kept for 2021 was to publish at least one blog post per month. I fell off the meditation train pretty early on and I can't do as many pull-ups now... Continue Reading →

The little-er camera

I went climbing (well, bouldering) yesterday for the first time in a depressingly long time and my forearms were not prepared. If anyone wants to come help me open this jar of pasta sauce I'd appreciate it. In other news,... Continue Reading →

A few recent projects

Before jumping in, I figured it's never not a good time for an unrelated college throwback photo, specifically a photo from when I taught a robotics and engineering class at a local elementary school. Still crossing my fingers that one... Continue Reading →

From astronaut to observatory engineer

In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (annually on February 11th), I figured I'd write a little bit about what I actually do as an engineer, how I got here, and how it's going. When... Continue Reading →

Everyone should be homeless once in their life

The title of this blog post is dedicated to every person that's said some version of that phrase to me in the past few months, which is more people than I can count on two hands. It's also honestly not... Continue Reading →

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