Category Archives: Travel

The Job Hunt

Since the start of October, I’ve been in full-on job-hunting mode. Courtesy of Ph.D. Comics, this pretty much sums up how I feel: Something any prospective doctor of philosophy should know: academic and industry hiring processes are very different. Universities are going … Continue reading

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Day 16: Hello, Pittsburgh!

This was a very long day. I woke at 5am to get one final 8-mile run in (see above for a picture at 6am of the river. yeah, can’t even see it through all that morning fog), followed by a … Continue reading

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Day 8: Out and about

This city is remarkable. It’s the only city in the world whose primary economic driver is dependent on a transient population. On one hand, there’s something innately attractive about this lifestyle: I’ve always liked (and enjoyed) the concept of getting … Continue reading

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Day 7: Vegas-bound

Believe it or not, I’ve never previously set foot in Vegas before. Two words: holy crap. This city was truly unlike any I’ve been in previously. It was overwhelming at first. It’s very in-your-face, even more so than some European cities … Continue reading

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Day 6: Writing a paper

I spent the entire day today writing. Writing, proofreading, editing, and more writing. I printed off the entire online methods section for a paper we’re trying to submit–I’d just rewritten that particular section one day ago–and proceeded to bloody it … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Weddings, and Publications, oh my!

Yeah, I’ve been slacking on posting again. Which kind of makes my considerations of late to start a running-only blog somewhat premature. It’s difficult to say, though; occasionally I purposely don’t post here because I want to post about something other … Continue reading

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Year in [peer] Review

The WordPress year in review thingy, while somewhat intriguing, is (in my humble opinion) pretty boring. I mean, who really cares about pageviews on the internet? Am I rite? So taking a page from Megan’s post, and a page from … Continue reading

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