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Throwback Thursday: October Olives Redux

One aspect of the reconnaisance for projects in Greece included embracing and honoring past experiences. The place of foodways and cuisine in the narrative of lives can never be underestimated. 229 more words


Writer's Disconnect

I’ve never thought of myself as being a great writer. Maybe because I’m an avid reader and I’m never as interested in something that I’ve written as I am in someone else’s work. 303 more words


Migration Celebration

When I graduated from Cornell not too long ago, I drew a bird on my graduation hat. It was a stylized yellow-bellied sapsucker, a symbol I encountered almost every day in my four years as an undergraduate as I studied, worked and conducted research at the… 426 more words

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Wifi: the route(r) of all my problems.

Well, today was going alright, until about five minutes ago. The wifi has suddenly decided that we can’t be friends, so I’m posting via 3G like a heathen… Wait, it might be back in action, maybe? 753 more words

Adventures in Sadness about Things That Don’t Matter but Movies Say Matter

There I found myself in mismatched undergarments dancing and singing at the top of my lungs to “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor though I’ll never admit it. 610 more words


On the Road to 100 Species at Xandari

Over the last four months or so that I’ve been birding around Xandari, in the beginning with the help and company of James, Xandari’s species list on its eBird hotspot has been growing, if not daily, then at least weekly. 270 more words

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