A hike in Shenandoah National Park

Sometimes I sit on a blog post for several months before I get the time to put it together. Just so with these photos of a hike I did in Shenandoah National Park last year. I was in the South for a faculty interview (fingers still crossed on that one), and drove up through VA […]

It blue* my mind

*pun intended Blue(?) Veronica I love the story about the colour blue in nature. I’ve gone on about how there is no known vertebrate with an actual blue pigment; the rest of the colour blue we see is actually structural pigmentation. On the recent field course I taught in Kenya, I had the following conversation […]

Rascal the Raider dog enjoying snow

Yes it’s true…I got to hang out with this adorable pup. I know everyone is jealous! Silly pup loves eating snow Serious snow nose I never get tired of these goofy photos of her running A pretty photo of her kingdom RAWR Barrelling through the snow Happy puppy! Attacking the camera person! Playin! Snow nose

Lions of the Maasai Mara

I had the privilege of seeing quite a few lions when we were traveling around the Maasai Mara. Here are some of my better photos from there… This lion just looks so happy A lot of the lions look like they’re about to sneeze Does the spottiness mean they are juveniles? I am not a […]