Month: March 2023
Greek Pottery: Soldier-Head Aryballos (E. Greek, 600-575BCE)
A surprisingly adorable hoplite-headed Eastern Greek oil flask, c600-575BCE.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 5: Dainty Desert Hideseed (Eucrypta micrantha)
Little flowers with an unusually great scientific name!
UofM GEO ON STRIKE, Day 3: Medical Costs
I’m on strike because my health has suffered tremendously in many different ways, most significantly from a lack of access to necessary dental care. It never had to be like this.
It Is Not Yours, Part 4 (of 4) (with audio)
The final part of a poem in four parts: #geology (#rockhounding), #ancientHistory and the #present together.
Cardboard Art: Feather/Wildflower
CardboardArt/CardboardMosaic: is it a feather or a flower? I’m into it either way!
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 4: Brittlebush
Brittlebush are blooming in Tucson!
UofM GEO ON STRIKE, Day 2: The figures
Here’re some hard data that show the growing disparity of our situation as graduate students at the University of Michigan
It Is Not Yours, Part 3 (of 4) (with audio)
Part 3 of a poem in four parts: geology (rockhounding), ancient history and the present together.
Spring Flowers, Tucson, Part 3: Lil White Bells (Arizona Jewelflower)
Part 3: lil white flowers that look kind of like bells. Arizona Jewelflower (Streptanthus carinatus ssp. arizonicus)
UofM GEO ON STRIKE, Day 1: The Problem
The graduate students at the University of Michigan are on strike for a living wage. In support of the strike from across the country, I’m sharing my experiences of poverty at UofM over the last eight years.