Category Archives: sedentary

It’s Okay to Change Your Mind

My career path always seemed pretty obvious. My parents were science majors at an elite liberal arts college on the east coast. My dad got his doctorate in chemistry from an Ivy. Science was everywhere in my house: my folks … Continue reading

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Check yourself before you wreck yourself

I mean, I’m certainly not the fastest guy on the trails, but I’ve got more trail running cred than most of the racers here. After a full summer of big runs in the mountains, throwing down thousand-feet-per-mile grades off trail … Continue reading

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The Case of the Dog that Didn’t Bark in the Night

Last month I was part of a big observing campaign to catch an occultation of 2014MU69. It was an adventure on many different levels and the whole process was fascinating (not always fun, but certainly fascinating). Detailed calculations were carried … Continue reading

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The things we do for science

A few weeks ago I posted an article about our occultation-chasing trip to the Southern Hemisphere and some of the science behind what we’re doing. Three weeks ago, I didn’t even know which continent I would be visiting. Since then, … Continue reading

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Those Who Can…

Regular followers of this blog (if any) will have noticed that Winter/Spring 2012 has been pretty quiet on the outdoor adventure front.  Since I’m still sane, you know I’ve clearly been out and about here and there, but I’m certainly … Continue reading

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Soundtrack to 2011

This is not an outdoor adventure, but, since I’m in a retrospective mood, I thought I’d put up the track listings for my 2011 Soundtrack CD.  Looking at the list, I see that many of them are soundtracks from videos … Continue reading

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