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5 July 2009
A geology geek to the core (Accretionary Wedge #18)
Sitting here in Zion National Park, one of the last spots I visited on my first geology field course, I feel like I’m coming full circle to some of the reasons that I’m still doing geology. (I also feel like I could receive wifi through my teeth. Twenty plus wifi points? Really?) Anyway, it’s a perfect chance for me to answer Volcanista’s question: So July’s topic is about your inspiration …
27 December 2007
Inspiration and Thermostat Wars
A question recently came up at a social gathering about educators who were personally inspiring or changed the course of one’s career. While awaiting my own turn to contribute to the discussion, I was struck by just how lucky I’ve been academically (I’ll skip over non-academic inspiring people for now, although there have been quite a few). I’ve had a steady stream of wonderful, encouraging people guiding me from elementary …