Are fluvial geomorphologists made or born?

Are fluvial geomorphologists made or born?

I lost my Mom a year ago. Going through her papers today I found this; eight-year-old me writing my best friend Corby Wiggins; in 1966.  We lived in Hope, Arkansas My Dad was taking me to camp on the Red River southwest of Hope.  I wondered if the river...

A Freedom Rider dies in Carbondale.

A Freedom Rider dies in Carbondale.

Freedom Rider Genevieve Hughes Houghton died last night in Carbondale. In 1961 she was nearly killed for her convictions, in a firebombed bus with white men holding the doors shut. My wife Kate was a good friend, and adored her, and last month honored her by...

Watermelons and mohawk hairdos.

Watermelons and mohawk hairdos.

Between the flu bug I brought back from Winona, which laid me out all last weekend, and having to jump from that to finish a huge report for our Detroit stream work, I haven’t had much time or inclination to post here. It was a tough week. We made great progress...

Update on Steve’s heart.

Update on Steve’s heart.

No geomorphology today, but for those of you following along, an update on my heart. Had a great visit with my cardiologist in Carbondale last week (Dr. Al-Dallow, a wonderful physician) and got some good news. My atrial fibrillation was likely brought about by stress...

Bike friendly Carbondale.

Bike friendly Carbondale.

The post-atrial-fibrillation-scare Steve is serious about exercise. Between running all our errands on bikes Saturday, and some serious road biking today, I put in 65 miles over the long weekend. Feels great. Kate and I love to ride, especially on these gorgeous...