Monthly Archives: July 2016

Peaks and Valleys

You know what they say about the best-laid plans. The original scheme for our post-pelagic adventure was a scenic drive down Highway 1 through the Big Sur area. I’ve heard rave reviews about the stunning vistas and wildlife encounters possible … Continue reading

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The Big Blue

I’ve spent a lot of time on the ocean. I grew up along the New York coast, and I’ve worked jobs that put me at sea on a nearly daily basis. Exploring the sea always promises the potential of exciting … Continue reading

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The Best of the West

My vacation this summer has a very unique flavor to it. I’m currently writing from a physics research site at Stanford, where people far smarter than me do all kinds of science. My good friends Dylan and Aly have been kind enough … Continue reading

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See the Loveli Lakes

My family introduced me to the natural world at a very young age. Both of my parents love exploring the outdoors, though I doubt they could’ve known that this passion they instilled in me would become such a driving force in my … Continue reading

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Birding on the GO

Two weeks ago, a smart phone app took over the world. The long-awaited Pokémon GO, an augmented-reality game which features the famous, cartoony creatures in “the real world,” was unexpectedly released for public play. The game was created through a … Continue reading

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Songs of Summer in Suffolk

With school over until fall and temperatures rising to seasonal highs, it’s easy to give into laziness at this time of year. My first academic cycle as a full-time teacher is complete, and it feels great to have that achievement under … Continue reading

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