Day 93: Flatland Uni

Today my Muse and I are laying low, working on ID cards for a secret project of hers, and taking in some Olympics action. We also took a walk, and found this sign. Poor little lost ball. I hope they didn’t lose it on one of these hills. So in 93 days of posts, you haven’t had to put up with my crazy ramblings about things that don’t make sense. No really, you haven’t. Usually my muse has to put up with those nuggets of questionable reasoning. Today it’s you. She says to say “Thanks, I owe you one.” Crazy … Continue reading Day 93: Flatland Uni

Days 46-52: Island Mêlée

The Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) is a set of 10 huge radio telescopes, distributed around the western hemisphere. Their combined effective resolution makes this array the most powerful telescope in existence. My muse has an assignment which takes us to the eastern-most telescope in this array. You can see the telescope in this photo. Too bad it’s in the Caribbean. Yep. We’re posing as a married couple on vacation (tough assignment), and we’ve got tickets and passports to support it. Swimsuits, sunscreen, the works. Day 46: San Francisco->Miami->Puerto Rico->St. Croix Less than an hour after landing on St. Croix, … Continue reading Days 46-52: Island Mêlée