Record Machine: Odludek by Jimi Goodwin

Amazon’s mistake was my gain because I pre-ordered the CD version of Jimi Goodwin’s Odludek, and on the day of its release, I received the vinyl+download edition. I can always burn a CD for the car (for I am one of the last dinosaurs who still plays music such a manner), and now this column can talk about how bloody perfect this album is.

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Women in Academia: What Are We Doing to Ourselves?

I was out in the field yesterday collecting data for one of my projects and while I was standing on a tall bluff overlooking the ocean with the sunlight streaming through the clouds and my hair whipping across my face and into my mouth and nose, I thought – if this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is. I never expected that I’d need to remind myself of why I was doing all this in the first place, especially this early in my career but here I am and here’s what gets me through it. Read More Women in Academia: What Are We Doing to Ourselves?