A bank slumps.  We behave otherwise.

A bank slumps. We behave otherwise.

One of these days I’ll figure out how to align photos and words to make captions in Blogger, but until then, please forgive me and connect them yourself. What a week! Emriver inquiries are steady, and in one day we had two separate planetary geosciences...

Em4 electrons, aesthetics.

Em4 electrons, aesthetics.

Working with our electron-enabled engineering colleagues (here’s one), we nearly finished building the Em4’s electronics and power supply systems today. The schematics were worked out a while back, here we’re working on ergonomics and aesthetics....

A hard lesson in urban hydrology.

A hard lesson in urban hydrology.

After readying both video and surveying gear last night for an early morning sprint to St. Louis to catch Fishpot Creek in flood, I slept a few hours before waking at 5am to check the radar. Not much happening in St. Louis. The predicted storm seemed to have fizzled....

Media research, flood chasing in St. Louis.

Media research, flood chasing in St. Louis.

Cara continued her work on our new color-sorted Em4 media, and we have a mix we like. We noticed it has the same hues as the spotty banana on the bench–yellow, light brown, dark brown. It looks nice, and we can’t wait to mix up a couple of hundred pounds...

Spring, bikes, and (big news) a standpipe.

Spring, bikes, and (big news) a standpipe.

Kate rode to work today with her Wike trailer. Here she is with JaJa in nice early morning light in front of our house. I came home today just in time to see our resident Cooper’s hawk kill a snake and take it to the nest just off to the right in this photo. How...