Musings from an itinerant scientist

Not all those who wander are lost.

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Car

Welcome back Science Enthusiasts! As we continue our planning, one of the choices we’re facing is on what to do about our car. Presently, we drive a Honda Civic from 2005. Even though it’s 16 years old, it’s relatively low mileage (sub 100k – yay for too many years of schooling?). However, with a littleContinue reading “The Car”

The Aftermath

What did our first camping trip with Little Miss look like? Well, here’s the report, complete with lessons learned and a path for the future.

Let’s do a little experiment

In the course of every project there comes a time to test the current plan. This is the experiment, and often times the first one is one of the most important. It sets the stage to let you know how things are going to go. Will your plans hold up, or did you bite off more than you can chew? This is our first experiment, the field test of our initial planning.

63 National Parks?

The National Park Service lists 423 National Park Sites, so what do I mean when I talk about there being only 63 National Parks? What are the other 360 National Park Sites, and are we planning to visit them?

The Wandering Scientist

Where shall I start? Our plan is to drive from park to park, exploring the local geology, ecology, and whatever else we run into along the way. I hope you’ll join us on our travels!


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