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June 5, 2013

Accretionary Wedge #57: Seeing Geology Everywhere

I’m hosting this month’s Accretionary Wedge. For those of you who don’t know, the Accretionary Wedge is a monthly geoblog carnival which is hosted by various geology bloggers. The host proposes a topic and everyone– from amateur to professional geologist, from brand-new to seasoned blogger– is encouraged to post on the topic. If you have a blog, write a post on this month’s topic and then put a link to …

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May 30, 2012

Georneys with Dana, Part VI: Dana’s First Kayaking Trip

Note: I convinced my Geokittehs co-author Dana Hunter to fly from Seattle to New Hampshire to visit me for a few days. I handed in the final version of my PhD thesis on Friday May 4th, and Dana arrived the next day to help me celebrate. This is Part VI of my description of the fun georneys we had together during Dana’s visit. This is also the last post in my series about Dana’s visit. …

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May 28, 2012

Georneys with Dana- Part V: The Garnet Road

I apologize for a bit of a hiatus in posting. There were some technical troubles with the AGU blogs, and then my husband and I were down in Florida for five days. Blogging may continue to be somewhat light for the next few weeks, but I’ll post when I’m able. First, I’ll finish up my “Georneys with Dana” series. Then, I’ll post a bit about the trip to Florida. Note: I …

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May 16, 2012

Georneys with Dana- Part IV: The Turtle

Note: I convinced my Geokittehs co-author Dana Hunter to fly from Seattle to New Hampshire to visit me for a few days. I handed in the final version of my PhD thesis on Friday May 4th, and Dana arrived the next day to help me celebrate. This is Part IV of my description of the fun georneys we had together during Dana’s visit. Before continuing with my description of the fun georneys that …

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How (Not) to Break a Rock

A few commenters here and over at Dana Hunter’s blogs En Tequila Es Verdad and Rosetta Stones have been critical of my recent lack of safety when breaking rocks at the lakeside geologist lair. I can only respond by saying that I am guilty as charged. However, while I won’t name names, I’m sure I’m not the only geologist who is guilty of being less-than-safe when rock breaking. Sometimes, it’s just …

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May 14, 2012

Monday Geology Picture: Lakeside Geologist Lair

All good evil geologists need a  family cabin super sekrit lair. Most geologists prefer volcano lairs, but since there aren’t any volcanoes in New Hampshire, I’m making do (for now) with a lakeside lair. Once I return to my South African lair in a month or so, my geologist husband and I are going to start saving up for our volcanic island lair. Currently, I’m peacefully enjoying working very hard on …

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May 12, 2012

Georneys with Dana- Part III: The Chesterfield Gorge

Note: I convinced my Geokittehs co-author Dana Hunter to fly from Seattle to New Hampshire to visit me for a few days. I handed in the final version of my PhD thesis last Friday afternoon, and Dana arrived last Saturday to help me celebrate. This is Part III of my description of the fun georneys we had together during Dana’s visit. After our visits to the dinosaur footprints and The Rock, Fossil, & …

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May 8, 2012

Monday (Whoops- Tuesday) Geology Picture: Geoblogger Georneys

I was having so much fun with fellow geoblogger Dana Hunter that I completely forgot to post my Monday geology picture yesterday. Better late than never, I suppose. Above is a picture of Dana and me at the Chesterfield Gorge. Be sure to follow my descriptions of our georneys. I’ve posted Part I and Part II already– more to come!

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Georneys with Dana- Part II: The Rock, Fossil, & Dinosaur Shop

  Note: I convinced my Geokittehs co-author Dana Hunter to fly from Seattle to New Hampshire to visit me for a few days. I handed in the final version of my PhD thesis last Friday afternoon, and Dana arrived last Saturday to help me celebrate. This is Part II of my description of the fun georneys we had together during Dana’s visit. After our visit to the dinosaur footprints, Dana and I headed …

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May 7, 2012

Georneys with Dana- Part I: Dinosaur Footprints Near Holyoke, MA

I convinced my Geokittehs co-author Dana Hunter to fly from Seattle to New Hampshire to visit me for a few days. I handed in the final version of my PhD thesis on Friday afternoon, and Dana arrived last night to help me celebrate. So far, we’ve been having a ball. You can expect several forthcoming posts about Dana’s visit, both here on Georneys and over at Dana’s blogs Rosetta Stones …

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