Category: personal

  • snow days in balmor

    well, my apartment roof is leaking (again). it snowed seriously last in baltimore about two years ago, and i have some fond memories of taking some long treks through wyman park, treading new paths through the drifts in my ruptured doc martens. i was listening to the wheel of time audiobooks back then and could…

  • november visit to germany

    november visit to germany

    i’ve spent the past two weeks on a work trip to germany, first to heidelberg for two back to back workshops, and then to munich (garching, really) to collaborate at the european southern observatory (eso), who run the paranal observatory in chile i visited last year. now, i’m back in baltimore and enjoying the company…

  • the fellowship of the observatory

    the fellowship of the observatory

    in which i reveal to those interested baltimorians the nature of the cosmos. and now my watch is over.

  • open sky, heavy heart

    open sky, heavy heart

    “When I die, I can breathe back the breath that made me live. I can give back to the world all that I didn’t do. All that I might have been and couldn’t be. All the choices I didn’t make. All the things I lost and spent and wasted. I can give them back to…

  • first time out of the country

    first time out of the country

    in which I travel to “across the pond” for astronomy conferences and enjoy the summer sun

  • my first article as a freelancer is out!

    my first article as a freelancer is out!

    my first article as a freelance science journalist has been published at the Planetary Society!