A Note About My Personal Life

It’s early morning on the east coast of the US and I’m about to head to the airport to go to NECSS. While there, I expect a lot of people to ask where my husband is. To at least partially (maybe [sort of]) alleviate the awkwardness and pre-address the conference gossip machine, I though I would mention this here for regular readers: we’ve been separated for the past several months and are planning a divorce. Things just didn’t work out the way we had hoped, and there’s no ill will.

As you may guess, it’s just not something I’m interested in talking about. This post i s just something I felt necessary considering our very public wedding, but I’ve turned off comments because I don’t want or need further speculation or even notes of sympathy.

Okay, now here’s an animated .gif of Thom Yorke dancing with a bear.

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at Skepchick.org and appears on the weekly Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast. She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.