Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Aaaaand, we’re back.

After two weeks of whirlwind “vacation”, I’m back in the Have’, back in the lab, and back in swing of things. I’m happy to be back. There’s a lot of unpacking to do, but still, it’s good to be back. Here’s a short summary of my travels:

Three days in Maine:
Camp is lovely, as always. My mom asked if there’s really that much to do at camp, that you could spend an extended amount of time there. But see, that’s the point: there’s nothing to do but relax. And eat. And sail, swim, sleep, cook, read, play games, pick blueberries, rollerblade, etc. Lovely.

Five days in California:
In addition to a little beaching and a dentist appointment, I went to Karen’s wedding. It went perfectly and I had a great time visiting with Lee during the weekend. It’s hard to believe it’s been 4 years since we last saw each other. Enjoy these lovely photos.

Karen and Kurt, newlyweds.

Erica, Karen, and Lee, white girls.

Four days in Virginia:
The Ribosome Meeting was exactly as I expected: overstimulating. It’s interesting, how after three days of thinking about ribosomes, I finally got some inspiration for my own project. And at the same time, I was (am) totally overwhelmed by ribosomes and I don’t want to think about them anymore. But the food was good.

I know three plus five plus four equals 12, not 14, but there were travel days in there, too, and those were awful. I’ll just say that American Airlines is not my friend.

And now it's time to get back to work.


  1. Yay vacation! I found your ribosome conference comments amusing. :-)

    Hey, is the only way to view previous posts to use the "Archive" menu? Can you maybe add "before" and "after" links at the bottom?

  2. Yes, at the moment the only way to go back is through Archives. I'm not totally satisfied with that, and since you're not either, I'll look into modifications.

  3. Ok, that was easier than I thought. I've added a "Recent" popup on the left with the last 6 or 8 entries listed. I can't think of a way to get back to the most recent except by making the title a link... which I'll probably do in about 10 minutes...