When I'm not teaching science to middle-schoolers, I enjoy reading and writing fiction. It was not always my dream to write but I think serendipity likes to dwell with dreamers and the hyper-imaginative. Since childhood, I can remember entertaining myself and family with tales extended from television or movies. I was also quite the vivid-dreamer, recalling episodes I'd only seen in my dreams as if I were present in a different dimension. So I think when enough of those experiences add up, its good to commit them to pen and paper.