A tale of a weird flatmate

I’ve shared housing with others, usually strangers, the entirety of my adult life, as I’ve yet to make enough money to afford my own accommodations (especially in Dublin, geez). Because I grew up a military brat, and then became an academic, I’ve moved pretty much every year or every other year my entire life. This […]

A jedi battle!

My father gave some of my younger cousins lightsabers for Christmas! An hours long saber battle ensued, giving me a wealth of long exposure photo opportunities, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Of the humans, kids are the most fun to photograph because they completely lack the self-consciousness of adults. My cousins would pause their play every […]

Links to share

Okay, I don’t care who you are, dinosaurs are just cool. This new finding of pterosaur eggs in China contributes to a long debate about the origin of flight. PS. The wingspan of 13 ft is comparable to modern dinosaurs (aka birds) like the wandering albatross and the California condor. Hundreds Of Eggs From Ancient […]

A golden eagle for SoundEagle

One of my blog friends requested an eagle drawing/painting, so here’s a golden eagle for SoundEagle! Painting is fun, but I couldn’t get the feathers quite the way I wanted. Eventually, I decided messing with them more would only worsen the situation haha. There you go, SoundEagle, I hope you like it!

The network game

The department I currently work in has a competition for who can do the best job of baking their research into a delicious and informative dessert for coffee hour. After seeing some of the amazing desserts prepared by others, I knew I wouldn’t be able to compete on the baking front…I needed a gimmick! Because […]