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
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!
Whether you're used to working from home or not, the corona virus quarantine is something none of us were truly prepared for. If you're like me, you might be starting to get a bit squirrelly without human interaction. Or without some new and different humans to interact with. So I've come up with a work … Continue reading Quarantine Coffee Break
"The On To the Future (OTF) program supports students from diverse communities to attend the Annual Meeting by offering partial travel funding, full meeting registration, one-year membership, mentorship, and special sessions with leadership while at the meeting."- GSA On To The Future Back in 2018, I was part of the Geological Society of America's On … Continue reading On To The Future