Waiting

I feel like I’ve been waiting for lots of things lately. Waiting for the vet to call with Silah’s biopsy results. Waiting for Dave to call on the satellite phone from his camp at Klinaklini Glacier in the Coast Mountains. Waiting for inspiration to strike so I feel like working on my book again. Waiting for my mental health to improve. Waiting for rain. Waiting can be tiring, especially when you’re waiting for a test…

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On Being a Dog Person

This past week we had a health scare with one of our dogs. We discovered a growth in her mouth that really shouldn’t have been there, and that looked suspiciously like pictures we’d seen online of a cancerous tumour. We scheduled her for surgery to remove the growth and send it off for a biopsy, and are crossing our fingers that it’s just benign. None of our dogs have died of old age. Our first…

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The Scientific Process: What is “Peer-Review”? (Cross Posted from Time Scavengers)

I blog for a really awesome science outreach and education initiative called Time Scavengers, and will try to cross-post the articles I write on my website for those that might be interested. Please check out their website – there is great content on everything from climate change and geoscience educational resources to life as a scientist! And if you don’t already, please follow them on social media! They are on Twitter (@TimeScavengers), Facebook, and Instagram! Here’s a link to the latest piece I wrote…

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A palaeontologist’s guide to modern marine ecology (Cross Posted from Time Scavengers)

I blog for a really awesome science outreach and education initiative called Time Scavengers, and will try to cross-post the articles I write on my website for those that might be interested. Please check out their website – there is great content on everything from climate change and geoscience educational resources to life as a scientist! And if you don’t already, please follow them on social media! They are on Twitter (@TimeScavengers), Facebook, and Instagram! Here’s a link to the latest piece I wrote…

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