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Geology for the masses

// August 29th, 2012 // Comments Off // Blog

If you’re in the New River Valley or Roanoke area and enjoy geology or just being outdoors, I’m leading a FREE geology walk along the Huckleberry Trail through the VT YMCA Open University. It’ll be on Sunday 10/28 from 1 pm – 3 pm. Here’s the writeup. Huckleberry Trail Geology Walk Stroll two miles of […]

The wholly unnecessary Stadium Woods controversy

// April 10th, 2012 // 2 Comments » // Blog

It’s hard to believe that there’s a kerfuffle over the fate of Virginia Tech’s Stadium Woods. For those of you thinking “Stadium what?”, Stadium Woods is an 11-acre old-growth forest remnant in the middle of Blacksburg that miraculously has been left alone over the years. The VT Athletics Department plans to build an indoor football […]

John Lennon was right.

// April 9th, 2012 // Comments Off // Blog

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon, “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” About a year ago life happened to me in a big way. That’s why this site has been all but dead for so long. Suffice to say that I hung in there and powered through with […]

Baltimore bound

// May 25th, 2011 // Comments Off // Blog

This Saturday through Monday I’ll be in august company at Balticon 45, a long-running sci-fi/fantasy convention held in Baltimore, Maryland. (The con begins on Friday 5/27/11, but I won’t be there until Saturday.) If you’re within driving distance, please stop by and say hello! Balticon is a big event with lots of artists, entertainers, games, […]

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