Thanksgiving

This Thursday will be Thanksgiving in the United States. The things I’m most thankful for, that are closest to my heart, I’ll express thanks for among my family on that day. But a few lighthearted geology thanks seem appropriate here. I’m thankful to live in an area with such beautiful...Read more
Wanderlusting the Ortega Formation

Wanderlusting the Ortega Formation

Wanderlusting the Ortega Formation was not my original intent, or at least, not my sole intent. I was planning on taking another crack at Arroyo Hondo, the location Gary and I never got to a couple of weeks back. This time I was confident I had my directions straight. Alas,...Read more
Wanderlusting to Nowhere

Wanderlusting to Nowhere

I think I would probably have just rested up this weekend, except the beautiful weather continues to hold but is expected to end today with a big winter storm. I hate to waste a good weekend when the season is practically over. So Friday I got a little exercise by...Read more

Bugs and boys

I think I’ve mentioned that Cindy teaches biology classes at the local branch of the university. She recently ordered some cultures, and I got invited to look at samples under my microscope to be sure there were actually live critters in them. Stentor sample: Live critters aplenty, but none of...Read more