Category Archives: Field Work

Release

I know my last post was about birds…and that’s about all I have to talk about right now. I’m having a really hard time with the course I am currently enrolled in, so my stress level is through the roof … Continue reading

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Bird Banding Time

It has been a whirlwind of a week! But lets take it one step at a time, ok? I headed out to Riverside last weekend to partake in one of my favorite activities ever: BIRD BANDING!   Can you tell … Continue reading

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More Catalina Island, 1/2 Marathon Training Update and Running Shoes

Well, I am back from Catalina Island and let me just say, I now know what it would be like to be a FULL TIME USC graduate student. I’m only part time right now, and thank goodness for that. ┬áTaking … Continue reading

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And….Nothing

And…I have nothing for you. Haha, I’m gone two weeks and I have nothing to report back to you guys…I’m such a bad blogger! Ok, maybe I have a few things, but I feel like nothing of excitement has happened … Continue reading

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UCSC Arboretum and Swainson’s Thrush

Today was the day for birds and plants. Normally I am not very interested in plants…but flowers? I’m there! We did some banding this morning at Butano State Park, which is along the coast just North of Santa Cruz and … Continue reading

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Cruise’n In Santa Cruz

Thank you all for your kind words on my last post. I really appreciate your support as things keep moving through some of my struggles, in whatever direction they might take me! At least things are getting better and not … Continue reading

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Never Ending

And just when you thought I was about to stop moving…I’m on the road again! Ok, not quite yet, but in 19 days I’ll be making my way up to the Santa Cruz area to study one of my favorite … Continue reading

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With Irregularity

What a whirlwind of two weeks it’s been since I updated! Things have been crazy busy and with work, Ragnar training and spending time with Whit! Work has been crazy busy and hard. I’ve been averaging over 50 hours a … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind

Hi Everyone! Sorry to have gone MIA on you, things got crazy busy as I started field work again last week! I was sent out to various places in Palm Springs, the San Jacinto Mountains and Orange County to find … Continue reading

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Looking into 2013

2012 was certainly a doozy! There was so much that happened and still now I have a hard time believing that I spent three months in Peru in the jungle! Sometimes I wonder about the choices that I make for … Continue reading

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