k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net
Mon Jun 9 22:53:07 EST 2003
First, some Observations - in Celebration
of you [Forgive me, Please, I don't mean to
'embarrass' you, but I =Need= to Feel what
I do Feel because you 'bathe' me in your
Kindness - and I want to share it with you
because it's Rare and Wonderful stuff, as
far as I'm concerned. I always Celebrate
encounters with the Extraordinary :-]
I light of my 'hard' online 'persona', you are
I find Courage such as you are manifesting
some of the most-Beautiful stuff there is.
You Dare to 'Touch' me, in the midst of my
Unafraid, you are 'just' Human 'with-me'.
You don't come on 'tentatitive', or 'wary',
as most folks deem to be 'appropriate' with
'me' [which I Understand, and Accept as a
Consequence of the superficial 'hardness'
with which I Guard my Being, while having
to exist out-there, at the edge of what's
Do you See-through such? Have 'x-ray
vision' with respect to my superficial
You See-through-it? [If it's something else,
don't tell me. I like the Thought as it stands :-]
I cannot convey to you how Extraordinary
you are in what is now my decades-long
But the 'me' I remember, from before I saw
what would be the 'costs' that whould accrue
to me, receives your Kindness as a 'cool-
drink' for a 'parched' Spirit.
I will renew my efforts to reach-out, offline,
in the Spirit of your Cogent advice.
But, first, I've got to find a way to feed and
You Dare to 'Touch' me :-]
Forgive me. Please, and if you care to,
in reply, quote only the following [so my
'heart's overflowing will not 'weigh'-heavily
What Science do you do?
What are your particular interests?
What problems are you up-against?
Cheers, Kim, ken
"Kim" <kn.green at nospamvirgin.net> wrote in message
news:Xns9395D9DFCD729kimnopsamclaracouk at 126.96.36.199...
| It would occur to me that the best way to
| get "adopted" by a group whose research
| and interests were similar to yours, would
| be to approach them with your ideas, and
| what you can do for them. Once in such a
| group, publishing becomes much easier
| when you have the "right" names on the
| papers (and I assume that getting your
| work published is a large goal to you?).
| I, of course, realise that you have probably
| done this many times before and so far it
| has not been successful. I would therefore
| seriously suggest that you present your
| ideas and work in a new fashion. One that
| presents itself in a simple and highly
| accessible manner - I would imagine that
| many people would give your work only a
| fleeting glance due to your status. Therefore
| a simply summary/abstract with a nice clear
| flow type diagram always works well, with
| greater detail later.
| I would publish this on the web (which is very
| easy to do and, if needed, I will assist) and
| include the address with a cover email to
| any researchers whom you feel would be
| interested in your work. Clearly state your
| interests and previous research and what
| you can do for the lab along with the web
| page link. All in all try and take up as little
| time as possible for the recipient researcher
| to grasp what you have done, and what you
| want to continue to do. Hence a simple web
| page with a simple abstract/summary and
| flow diagrams etc. would be best with the
| detailed information later on, once their
| curiosity has increased.
| Maybe you should ask to work as a research
| technician - certainly here in the UK we have
| such people who carry out their own research
| and publish. Remember only a tiny percentage
| of scientists will ever see this newsgroup,
| and so I always feel the pro-active approach
| works best, so email away!
| I do not know your history, and you have
| certainly been in "science" far longer than
| I have, although my own career is highly
| conventional, but that is the advice I would
| give you, without wanting to be patronising
| or otherwise.
| Perhaps the other researchers who do
| read these newsgroup postings would
| add their comments/suggestions? I get the
| impression they would be welcomed.
| "KP_PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in news:Ii5Fa.196148
| $ja4.10397463 at bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net:
| > Oh Dear Kim!
| > Your Gentle-Caring touches my
| > 'tired-heart'.
| > My specific problem stems from the debt
| > I accumulated while doing my research.
| > Because of it, I could not apply to programs
| > even though they are often funded here in the
| > U. S. also.
| > I wouldn't have been able to make the
| > monthly payments.
| > Now, I'm debt-free, but have been living
| > from day-to-day in greatly-'unsettled'
| > circumstances - basically, out of boxes,
| > while my Dad's estate is being 'settled'.
| > It's hard to 'gear-up' for a PhD program
| > when one is living out of boxes.
| > The other thing about them is that it'd
| > 'force' me to go back into the 'dark
| > ages', and I just don't know if my Spirit
| > would be 'tolerable' to others - it'd be
| > always wanting to 'lift-up' just about
| > everything that it encountered in a
| > 'standard' PhD program
| > But I do hope I'll be picked-up by some
| > group that just wants to do Good-Neuro-
| > science, or Physics, or both.
| > But, because of the Spirit-Stuff, I'm
| > trying to leave my coming somewhere
| > up to others - folks who Love Science,
| > and who'll be Glad to receive the work
| > I've done, and to 'tolerate me' :-]
| > Perhaps if I can get my stuff out of boxes,
| > I'll, then, be able to pursue the PhD
| > route - but perhaps not. I'll soon be 56, and
| > who wants to 'invest' in a 56-year-old?
| > It's been a Hard Life - I've Rarely experienced
| > Joy like your Gentle-Caring has 'breathed' into
| > my Being.
| > For this 'moment' it's not so Hard.
| > So Thank You, Kim.
| > Love, ken
| > [Can I say "Love" to a Stranger? kpc]
| > "Kim" <kn.green at nospamvirgin.net> wrote in message
| > news:Xns9395A6401D0C7kimnopsamclaracouk at 188.8.131.52...
| >| Ken,
| >| Do a Phd! That would lead you to
| >| where you want to be. I am not quite
| >| sure of the way funding works in the
| >| USA and I have read you are put off
| >| by the cost to yourself. One option is
| >| to look to the UK. You would just
| >| need to approach the right "supervisor"
| >| as you are "paid" to research
| >| here.
| >| "KP_PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in
| >| $cO3.8212348 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net:
| >| > Never mind.
| >| >
| >| > I'm 'tired' of 'begging'.
| >| >
| >| > I'll just take it as an 'adventure'.
| >| >
| >| > Get in my 'sation-wagon', and drive off into
| >| > the 'sunset'.
| >| >
| >| > "Amen, amen, amen."
| >| >
| >| > ken
| >| >
| >| > --
| >| > "Schmitd! Schmitd! Ve vill build a Shapel!"
| >| >
| >| > "KP_PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in message
| >| >
news:w1PDa.111674$cO3.8135637 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
| >| >|
| >| >
| >| >
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