Covid-time fieldwork is odd and makes for very long days. But the prairie has been really pretty beautiful.
Meet our new guest blogger, Anna Wieser! Check back on Monday for Anna's guest post Anna is a geoarchaeology PhD candidate who semi-accidentally started working full time as a software tester a few years ago. She holds a BA and a MA in Anthropology. Her primary interests are being on or near water, thinking about … Continue reading Meet Anna!
Friends, I am super excited to announce that we will have a new guest poster next week. Our guest this coming week is Anna Wieser: geoarchaeologist, software tester, and PhD buddy extraordinaire! I'm particularly excited to have Anna write with us because she has been behind-the-scenes of the blog from the very beginning. Most of … Continue reading New Guest Post!
Field notes of a romantic geoscientist. I used to love reading about old timey explorers and geologists, the field journals of archaeologists and other field scientists. I'm nosy, and I love the outdoors and adventure. As a kid, I dreamed of going on expeditions like the ones I read about, totally unaware of issues of … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon III
Yesterday I promised a mostly photos post, and I swear I'm going to keep my promise. But first, a little context. First of all, you should know that I am a romantic--in the sense of big sweeping vistas and time alone with your thoughts--, and definitely a bit of a nature mystic under all the … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon II: a Romance in Photos
Eight days rafting through the Grand Canyon, sleeping under the stars, and being boggled by nature Leaving Lee's FerryThis is not a stock photo. I took this photo. With my crappy phone. Utterly incredible. As I will one day get around to blogging about, the spring of 2019 was a difficult, intense, exhausting several months. … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon: Q&A
(And #IsolationMitigation more generally) We seem to have found some times that work! The times below have worked for the past ~2 weeks, we'll stick with them for the foreseeable future. If we have to skip a day, we'll post on Instagram and Twitter. See you sometime this week! Coffee Breaks Tuesdays: 12-12:30 pm Cental … Continue reading Quarantine Coffee Breaks
Week 3 of working from home and hanging out with people virtually! How are we doing? Everybody settling into their routine, or still struggling to make it all work? Personally, I found last week easier than the previous week and I'm hoping that trend continues. Though I'm mildly concerned I'll get too used to being … Continue reading Coffee Break Schedule: Week 3!
Thank you so much for joining me last week for coffee breaks and happy hour. I really struggle without social interaction, and I'm already getting a little squirrelly. The cat is very communicative, but his topics of conversation are unfortunately limited. I've adjusted the times and days for coffee break + happy hour a little … Continue reading Corona Coffee Break Week 2!
Thanks for joining me and helping ease the isolation today, friends! TinyChat was a bit of a wash, so we're trying something new. Apparently Zoom is useful for this sort of thing, and we don't have to download an app to use it. So we'll try that! Here are the links for coffee break times … Continue reading Quarantine Coffee Break: Update