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Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: Seattle Washington, Biology Department Greenhouse, University of Washington, flowers Passiflora laurifolia blossom. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. I ran into another Seattle pal on my way back from the Montlake Fill to the Zoology department (now subsumed into Biology), where I earned my PhD. As a result, we spent half an hour…

tags: Seattle Washington, Montlake Fill, Union Bay Natural Area, urban wetland, urban nature preserve, University of Washington Entrance to the Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA), more commonly known as the “Montlake Fill”. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. One of my most favorite places to go birding is the Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA),…

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, fresh produce, fresh fish, wine, flowers Dinner at Shannon’s, using fish, produce and wine from the Ballard farmer’s market. Image: GrrlScientist 28 September 2008 [larger view]. “Do you photograph every meal you eat?” Shannon sounded amused as I pointed my camera at the mushrooms in the frying pan.

Seattle Visit: Wine Tasting

tags: Seattle Washington, wine tasting, photoessay Glassware in the wine bar in Seattle. Image: GrrlScientist, 28 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, several friends and I visited the Ballard Farmer’s Market (part one and part two) in the morning and then went wine tasting at a nearby wine bar in the afternoon.

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, photoessay, autumn bounty, harvest Dahlias. Ballard Farmer’s Market, Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist 26 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, I met a couple friends and went to the Ballard Farmer’s Market, which is much much larger than when I last lived in Seattle. This is the…

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, photoessay, autumn bounty, harvest Raspberries. Ballard farmer’s Market, Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist 26 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, a couple friends and I went to the Ballard Farmer’s Market, which is much much larger than when I last lived in Seattle.

European Bee-eaters

tags: ornithology, birds, avian, National Geographic A dragonfly has no stinger, but a European bee-eater, Merops apiaster, will beat it senseless anyway, the same way it handles its namesake prey. If the fly’s wings break off, they are discarded, not eaten. The insect is then devoured as a single morsel, not as a mini-buffet of…

Painting The Sky

tags: ornithology, birds, avian, National Geographic Painting the Sky A brilliant blur as it plucks a butterfly from the air, the European bee-eater, Merops apiaster, leads a colorful life on three continents. Image: Jözsef L. Szentpéteri/National Geographic [larger view]. My contact, an editor at National Geographic, just sent me a link to a story and…

Mama Shakespeare’s Guacamole?

tags: Northern cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis, birds, Central Park, Image of the Day Mama Shakespeare’s Guacamole? Female Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

tags: Sandwalk, Down House, Darwin, nature, photography, London, England, Bromley, England Part of The Sandwalk, which is located on the periphery of a large parcel of land that is occupied by Darwin’s Down House and associated grounds comprised of flower gardens, food plant gardens, and a greenhouse. I liked the mysterious look of this portion…