The Futuristic-Looking Chevy Volt

The Futuristic-Looking Chevy Volt

While driving around town in the futuristic-looking Chevy Volt, people rolled down their window to ask, “how do you like that car?” I really enjoyed driving this vehicle with its two gorgeous computer displays. I felt like I was on a cartoon episode of the Jetsons, with my fancy car with touch-screen, great music and navigational … Continued

Eat GMO Foods? Science vs. Nutrition

  Barbi Walker interviewed me for her article on Genetically Modified Organisms to see what I thought about the science in this debate. She and I talked about how other countries are involved in this debate and the impact of how American choices in farming and agriculture impact our economy worldwide. Get Educated But with … Continued

State of California Certificate of Recognition: Thank you Fran Pavley

State of California Senate Certificate of Recognition Presented to: Lisa Niver Rajna In Honor of: Your nomination for the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Your work in teaching young students, in creating a website and blog to encourage lifelong learning in the sciences, and in contributing your professional … Continued

Read e-books on Kindle from the public library? Yes I do!

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life  I agree with Anna Quindlen that books are fantastic. My personal favorites are travel stories and I love to read about the places I will find on … Continued

California State Assembly Certificate of Appreciation: Thank you Holly Mitchell

California State Assembly Certificate of Appreciation Presented to Lisa Niver Rajna In honor of: Your outstanding work and perseverance that resulted in many awards, as well as your contributions to the community through your work as an educator and mentor. Grateful recognition is merited and hereby rendered with sincere appreciation. Holly Mitchell 47th Assembly District … Continued

Wandering in Waikiki

Recently my article about our visit to Waikiki posted on the site, JohnnyJet.com. Thank you to Johnny Jet for sharing my post! It starts like this: The area around Waikiki’s famous two mile-long white sand crescent beach is a mecca for tourists. Waikiki means “spouting waters” and is located on Oahu, the third largest of … Continued

Happy Father’s Day

  Rachel Dotson wrote this article, Work Lessons From Dad,  in honor of Father’s Day, and she asked people from all walks of life to tell her the #1 lesson Dad taught them about work. The responses are as varied as they are inspiring and insightful. Here is mine: “My dad taught me so much by … Continued

San Francisco: Modern California Style and Elegance by the Sea

By Kit Herring As a great American city, San Francisco combines both modern California style with an elegance born of its unique location near the sea.  Its skyline is recognized world-wide and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is a testament to American ingenuity and engineering. The city is a melting pot of styles and cultures … Continued

Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition: Thank you Eric Garcetti!

This Certificate of Recognition is hereby presented to Lisa Niver Rajna on behalf of the City of Los Angeles. I extend my sincere congratulations on your many accomplishments: ·      Nomination for 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching ·      Highlighted by KTLA Channel 5 on Career Day as a science teacher ·      … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel