Workshop Wednesday—I’m not going to Mars

Lately I’ve been listening to a ton of podcasts and audiobooks due to lots of solo time at work. One subject I’m stuck on, not surprising to anyone who knows me well, is space and space travel. Today I was working on some back episodes of StarTalk and listened to an interview with Dr. Mae…

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Is your red the same as my red?

While the video below from Michael at Vsauce deals with color, the bigger picture he covers (including what taste, sounds, etc you experience vs what I experience from those same stimuli) is near and dear to my heart. Or, more accurately, my brain.

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The summary of my last few weeks

Halo came into heat. This is actually good timing since we have a show in a week and a half any my dogs run in a 2-dog event together. Having her in heat at the time would really suck, especially since both are ranked in the Top Ten for that event and this is the…

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Presentation: Backpacking the John Muir Trail

Another last-minute plug here. I went to a great presentation at True Heights Equipment Outfitters in Dayton, OH the other night and I’ll be going again tonight to watch a presentation from Lucy about her trip on the John Muir Trail. For more information check out the event listing at True Heights Equipment Outfitters. If…

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What brings you to Ohio?

I’ve mentioned recently that I had some changes in my job and personal life that allows me to get on the trail more as well as write here more. One of those questions you get asked in job interviews is where you think you’ll be in 5 years. I hate that question. I hate it…

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A Can of Soup

It started with a can of soup. I was 4 years old.  My sister and brothers were at the cool place they got to go every day while I stayed home with Mom. It was called “school,” but to me it was the greatest place on the planet because it was somewhere I couldn’t go….

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Buckeye Trail Part 1

I recently moved to southwest Ohio. One of the deciding factors of where we chose to live was the proximity to the Little Miami Scenic Trail. The LMST runs through the town where we live, so it’s easy for us to access the trail without a car. My boyfriend and I both enjoy riding and…

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Trip Report: Currahee Mountain–May 29, 2014

Currahee Mountain Toccoa, GA May 29, 2014 Currahee Mountain is one of those trips I’ve had on my bucket list for a while. On paper it doesn’t seem like much–3 miles up and 3 miles down with a 900’ elevation change each direction. It’s on a red dirt forest service road that’s driveable even in…

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