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I’m going to share a few wonderful links to ease my transition back into the on-line world. First, there’s a new photoblogger on the Scienceblogs’ Photo Synthesis blog. BJ Bollender is the training coordinator for disability awareness and assistive technology in Arizona. She always travel with camera in hand, and she’s got an eye for…

Retweeting Zuska: Kim at All of My Faults Are Stress Related asks: I’ve got a question for women readers, especially those in the geosciences, environmental sciences, or field sciences: what do you get out of reading blogs? And if you have a blog yourself, what do you get out of writing it? I’m asking because…

I <3 my bloggy friends

Dearest Blog-friends, Have I ever mentioned how much I love all my readers and my Sciblings? This blogging community means so much to me, I just don’t even know how to express it. The amount of support I get from y’all is amazing. As evidence, on Friday, my email box contained several nice emails (and…

In the past few weeks, Scienceblogs has quietly debuted two fantastic new bloggers and a new channel (off the main page) related to information and library science, including open access and open science; digital and print publishing; information property and ownership, and more. Christina Pikas is a science and engineering librarian and a doctoral student,…

On being a chicken blogger

I just spent 2 hours writing a blog post for you that I completely can’t post. My husband says it is really not about being a chicken but deciding what battles to fight. And this post would name names and describe how upset I am about something, and, as mentioned, my president reads this blog.…

A volcano for Erik

Fantastic volcano blogger, and all around cool guy, Erik Klemetti has put out a call for volcano pictures that he can use on his Eruptions blog. I’d love to be able to send him some fantastic shot of a plinian eruption, but I live in a pretty tectonically quiet part of the world. So this…

I don’t have time to read blogs anymore. And yet, I still have over 211 RSS subscriptions in my Google Reader. To assuage my guilt at having many times the “1000+” posts I haven’t read, I thought I would share some cool sites I’ve come across. Somehow it makes me feel better. Details below the…

3 years

It was 3 years ago today that I started blogging. I started with a pseudonymous blog, at the edge of the internet, as a lonely graduate student, trying to navigate my dissertation, a long-distance relationship, and unsure future career prospects. My blog, with my pseudonym, is still out there because the prospect of cutting it…

Scienceblogs launches a photoblog!

Alice and I are both big photo buffs, and science and nature provide endless inspiration for so many artists and photographers. So we’re pretty jazzed that Scienceblogs has decided to highlight some outstanding science photo-bloggers on a new blog, with the inspired name, Photo Synthesis. They’ll have a monthly rotating crew of photographers, and this…

Book giveaway: Hollywood Science

Today’s free book is “Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World” by Sydney Perkowitz. (If you click over the Amazon page linked above, you’ll see a review by scibling Brian Switek of Laelaps.) Remember: To claim the book, be the first commenter to earnestly affirm that you will read and review the…