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Catching up to 2015

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Back when I was writing a bit more regularly, I was posting monthly updates here. Since I haven’t been doing so and have just gotten this site running again, here’s a list of what I’ve been doing (other than teaching…

Was hacked, but now I’m back!

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Hello, everyone. So this site has been lying dormant for quite some time. As you may know, I finished up my postdoc in Illinois, spent some time in New York, and finally made it to New Hampshire where I’m now…

Winter Wrap-Up

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Well the semester has wrapped up and just got back from visiting family for the holidays. 2015 promises to be an interesting new year with a whole bunch of changes. But first I should wrap up my work across the web…

Fall Semester Rolls on…

Say hello to NoisyDog!

Well it’s a little over halfway through the Fall semester, and I’m hanging in there with class, work projects, and lots and lots of job application. Yes, that’s right, it’s #willastronomfornoms time again! Much love to everyone who’s been forwarding…

August on the interwebz

With love for my Bruces

Last month ended in a kind of frenzy! Between DragonCon, our big outreach event of the year over at CosmoQuest, and classes starting for my first semester teaching, it was quite busy around here. In addition, we lost a dear…

July Roundup

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Well, it’s official. I’ve entered “Year of 30!” July saw CONvergence and SkepchickCon, shifting to some new projects, a little vacation with friends, back to work, and finally, my birthday. July also saw the usual roundup of blogs and videos…

Conference Musings, and Making a Difference

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For a natural introvert, conferences can be a tricky experience. There is an almost overwhelming constant interaction, listening, talking, speaking, questioning, and collaborating. However, that’t the thing that makes conferences incredibly valuable. Meeting and gathering in person is still crucial…

A Noisy Update

If there IS such a thing as too much fun, we had it at CONvergence.

Hello, gentle (and not-so-gentle) readers. I’m on vacation at the moment, which to me means: catch up on all the non-work to-do’s that I’ve got on the back burner! (My idea of vacation may be a bit different from yours.)…