Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 6/2/13
I am not a professional writer.  I think I’m more of an amateur rambler.  So this is going to be a ramble of sorts.  I think I’m much better at writing science-y stuff where I have an experiment (or a group of experiments) set up and can then mold them into a story, and this lends itself to more train-of-thought type exercises where I frame it in the following manner: We have a question; We should probably figure out how to solve it; This is what we know; This is what we don’t know; This is what I did; And here’s an answer; So where do we go from here? And that’s scientific writing in a nutshell.  It doesn’t always work on a Cubs or sports blog, but it’s just the way I am. Roobs asked me the other night why I blog.  The reason why I do anything, aside from amusing myself, is to learn.  That’s part of why I’m determined to be a teacher and why I’m excited to educate the next generation of scientists.  I do the same thing with fans of baseball (Cubs fans or otherwise, and whether you actually
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