A is for apples, quite possibly my favorite fruit
B is for biking, one of my favorite outdoor activities.
C is for chemistry, a passion of mine and my livelihood.
D is for Dad, who takes me on all sorts of biking adventures.
E is for electricity. I use it everyday.
F is for family. I love mine very much!
G is for Gauss, my goofball dog who loves to accompany me wherever he is allowed.
H is for hiking! A walk in the woods soothes my soul.
I is for the internet, without it my life would be so different.
J is for journal, which keeps my life organized.
K is for kindred spirits. It is nice to have someone to share the things you love.
L is for labmates. We support each other through thick and thin.
M is for Mom, who takes me out for lunch and shopping.
N is for Nancy, one of my very best friends and who introduced me to Thanksgiving ABCs.
O is for outside, my favorite playground.
P is for philanthropic people. Their generosity has made such a difference in my life.
Q is for questions, the basis of science. I am a very curious person.
R is for rock climbing. There is no better way to quickly tire me out!
S is for siblings, my older sister and younger brother.
T is for Tyler, my wonderful husband.
U is for ungulates, cows in particular. I am an avid consumer of dairy products.
V is for the Vaughns, my second family.
W is for waterfalls, such fantastic places to explore.
X is for xenon arc lamps, which I use for my research.
Y is for youngsters, like my baby nephew. He is such a cutie!
Z is for zucchini, quite possibly my favorite vegetable.