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Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 05 2012

Ernestine Rose: “Geology speaks…”

During my time away, I had a gallop through the index of Doubt: A History. It’s been a while since I read the book, and all the women who doubted were scattered amongst the men who doubted, so I figured I’d list out the ladies. The basic method was finding their names in the index, …

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Sep 03 2012

Accretionary Wedge #49 – Posts Due This Friday!

A few of you have reported to Mission Control, but we haven’t got a full ship yet. Don’t forget to send me your posts by the end of day Friday, September 7th.* We’ll be blasting off over the weekend! This is an incredibly exciting time for geology – we’re doing astrogeology, people. Or exogeology, or …

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Sep 02 2012

UFD: The Only Unabashed Bird on Mount St. Helens

UFD I

I know. I have an inbox full of UFDs from other parts of the country, even the world, some of which may pose an actual challenge, and here I am posting yet another Pacific Northwest UFD that you’ll probably have identified within, like, 30 seconds. Thing is, it’s the only damned bird I photographed at …

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Sep 02 2012

A Rare Second Chance to See a Pirate Woman’s Life – and Help Burien Little Theatre

It’s the time o’ year when Burien Little Theatre does its fundraising for the year. It’s a little simpler than the madness that was 9-10-11 – no 24-hour fundraisers this time. Instead, you get a rare second chance to see a pirate woman’s tale: I saw this last year, and it was awesome. Grace O’Malley …

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Sep 01 2012

Moth in the Mirror

Moth in the mirror I

Is there a better way to start a holiday weekend than taking pictures of a moth on a mirror? Of course there are, but you have to admit, this looks kinda awesome.

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Sep 01 2012

Damn You, Patheos!

First they stole Libby Anne, which was annoying enough – she’s one of my favorite bloggers, and I was delighted when she joined us. But now they’ve poached JT Eberhard, and that’s where I must draw the line, damn it. One of the best things about joining FtB was having the honor of sharing the …

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