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Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore

Hey there, blogosphere! I am very sorry to say that I’ve been slacking with the updates to due the fact that my dear computer crashed (and crashed hard) about a week ago. Although the timing was extremely unfortunate, I made … Continue reading

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Konza Prairie

Sitting in the office all day (even if I’m not overly stressed out or working too hard) can be a drag and leave me worn out, and all I want to do on the weekends is hide in bed and … Continue reading

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Progress

When I sat down at my computer in the office on Monday morning, I signed in to my email and was greeted with the beautiful sight of a message from my mentor… Over the weekend, he had not only made … Continue reading

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The Hill

Last Friday, we all had the day off for the holiday weekend, so I made plans with two of my friends to go visit the “Manhattan sign hill” (we have no idea what the hill is actually named, but it’s … Continue reading

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Squad Bonding

I was pretty nervous about meeting people when I came here to Kansas, because I don’t really see myself as someone who is particularly good at making friends. And to endure these ten weeks without any friends would make it … Continue reading

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Not a Country Song

I think that Wednesday’s field trip to Hesston, Kansas (for tractors and chocolate) was my first time actually driving through what could be classified as the Kansas countryside… and it was gorgeous. Everything you’d expect it to be. Waves of … Continue reading

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Paper Writing and Field-Tripping

I had a meeting with my faculty mentor (Dr. Vincent) last week and we talked about what my final products would look like and how we would eventually get there. Today, my graduate student mentor (Frank) laid out a more … Continue reading

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