Category Archives: photography

mud, mountain lions, and my dad

The SciCom slugs have been out and about recently, perhaps seeking an escape from the swirling pre-graduation chaos? Part 1: Paintings and Pumas Last week, we attended the opening of the Science Illustration Program‘s exhibit at the Pacific Grove Museum … Continue reading

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Good morning

Who needs an alarm clock when you’ve got the Whomping Willow wailing on your deck? Or Whomping Pine Tree as it were… The part that smashed into our house around 10:30 last night completed its ground assault early this morning … Continue reading

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What was that thud?

We’ve been having some intense weather today. Wave after wave of hail woke me up this morning – little stones clattering on the roof. Anything that isn’t nailed down has been wildly bouncing in the wind. Our power started to … Continue reading

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weekend warrior seeks tutus ‘n trees

For the past two weeks, I’ve been parked in front of my computer. Yesterday, I finally went stir-crazy and listened to my pleading, sorely underused muscles. “I’ve had it!” I thought, and promptly began stomping around. It was time to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving: TurkeyGobbleGobble.

Ben Franklin had a thing for turkeys, and thought they — not the bald eagle —  ought to be the national symbol: “For the Truth the Turkey is in Comparison a much more respectable Bird, and withal a true original … Continue reading

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Photos on my way to class

I realized there were no photos of the UC Santa Cruz campus on this blog, so I thought I’d add a few. These are photos that I snapped on my phone’s camera on my way to class in the morning. … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN: nature’s unintentional look-alikes.

UPDATED: I’ve added a few more doppelgangers. First things first: this post has a soundtrack. Click below: Night On Bare Mountain Second: ^*that*^ is part of a freakish, subterranean, wine-spewing fountain in the Budavar labyrinths in Budapest, Hungary. You should’ve … Continue reading

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