Tag: travel

Mid-Life Chrysalis

I will be offline for several days, starting this evening, as I make the trek east to my new job. I’m still frantically stuffing things in boxes, but I am getting close to finished. It’s […]


Traveling, so please talk amongst yourselves.  So far it’s been a fairly eventful trip–12 inches of snow and a flaming de-icer canceled all flights.   Oddly enough, in a part of Michigan known for lake […]


I seem to be headed to Minnesota for CONvergence.  The last time I went to a science fiction convention….well, let’s just say Reagan was President then and leave it at that, shall we? July 2-5, […]

Monday LOLbeetle

Thought you might need some amusement after a weekend in which there was even more snow! I got some good news–I will definitely be going on a trip to La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, […]

How to inspect your hotel room for bed bugs

Here’s how a professional Entomologist searches her hotel room.

Yet more damn travel

So, I am being ordered off into the wilderness again–this time to the Black Rock Forest in the Catskill Mountains.  I’ll be attending the OBFS Annual Meeting from the 16th to the 21st. It’s going […]

Reminder: Thursday Debauchery in Milwaukery

Hey Everyone! Just a reminder that as a Part of the Global Skepchick World Domination Project™, Elyse will be joining me and a few insect and/or Skepchick fans at the “Knuckles” bar in this hotel […]

On the road again…

Last week I spent in the woods with a bunch of first-year college students….and now I’m going to travel to the University of Minnesota Field Station in Itasca and do it again. It wouldn’t be […]

I may be away for a while…

I’m off to the Entomological Society meetings, so posting may be a bit spotty over the next week. I did pack shorts, since the weather report said there would be a high of 60 degrees […]