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Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life

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 →

Surviving Chilean quarantine

Quarantine seems to have a very different meaning for people in the United States vs here in Chile. In the U.S. it's seen as a general avoidance of other people, not going to any stores but still walking around outside... Continue Reading →

Writing for fun

In the spirit of getting more practice writing, a few weeks ago on a whim I decided to sign up for a month-long creative writing class. I normally stick to non-fiction semi-entertaining stories about my life (and based on the... 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 →

Quarantine highlights

I've heard a lot about people getting bored at home during quarantine, but that's just really not my style. There's still never enough time in the day to do all the things, so I thought I'd share just a few... Continue Reading →

Southern hemisphere summer

Now that I'm back in the US just in time for spring, it occurs to me that my seasons are super out of whack. Starting from last (northern) summer spent in California, I was in Chile for most of the... Continue Reading →

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