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Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

With one hand tied behind my back…

Did you ever actually try to do something with one hand tied behind your back? Probably not on purpose, right? But with a broken arm...

The Well-Fed Brain

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut Want a healthy brain? Just feed it right. It’s hungry! Your brain is only about 2% of your body mass, but it uses...

Deep Space Telescopes and a “Staroween Party!”

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA The Martz-Kohl Observatory presents our most exciting October ever! October is Telescope Month. NASA Guest Speaker. Wednesday, 16 October at 7:30...

Creating Healthy Minds

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Body building and physical strength are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Everybody seems to be talking about it and selling it...

Build it! They will come.

If you build it, will they come? Do you remember Kevin Costner in the 1989 fantasy-drama baseball film Field of Dreams? It was nominated for...

Do What?

Everybody is up to something! You just never know what. I once saw a poster that said: “Drink Coffee – Do stupid things faster with...

Say What!?

Got somethin’ to say? Go ahead, say it! Blah-Blah-Blah. Feel better now? Not much, huh? That’s because you didn’t say somethin’ that made sense. Blah-Blah-Blah...

Unpredictable

I don’t really believe in luck, but I do believe “stuff happens.” Sometimes I like what happens and sometimes I don’t. The dumbest thing...

Chasing Storms on Jupiter & Building Alien Worlds

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA The Martz-Kohl Observatory promises isitors more exciting opportunities this month to experience the Solar System and beyond, and as...

Barn raising for lunch?

In ancient Rome, if a farmer’s horreum – his barn – got blown down in a – tempestas – a storm – he knew...

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