Art Every Day – Day 9

Weekends are different than the work-week, in that I have a little time for longer-term projects. Today’s art is related to my costuming hobby, but is also practical. I’ve found myself hanging out with the archers in the Society for Creative Anachronism. I just bought a bow. I’ve made an arm guard. And I haveContinue reading “Art Every Day – Day 9”

Day Three Wrap-Up #2013SVP – Peer Pressure for A Good Cause

Another day of the 73rd annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology is in the record books. As with every Friday night of the annual meeting, we held the annual auction. We have a live and a silent auction and sell donated items. The proceeds benefit various SVP programs, most often in support ofContinue reading “Day Three Wrap-Up #2013SVP – Peer Pressure for A Good Cause”

Costuming for Professional Paleontologists

In less than two weeks is the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s annual meeting. This year, the meeting will be held in Los Angeles, the home of earthquakes, tar pits, and Hollywood. Crazy though it may seem, one thing I do in preparation for the meeting each year is come up with some manner of wackyContinue reading “Costuming for Professional Paleontologists”