Kate and Steve in St. Louis.

Kate and Steve in St. Louis.

After Friday night’s big party at the City Museum (here a photo of the incredible architechtural exhibits), Kate and I enjoyed downtown St. Louis. Kate got her doctorate in pharmacy at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and she and I lived there together for a...

Beautiful spring Sunday, with two kinds of worms.

Beautiful spring Sunday, with two kinds of worms.

I went into work early and finished testing our valve and metering array for the Em4. It’s working, and at least conceptually finished. We may have figured out our media color scheme as well, we’ll see. Here’s the ugliest combination for fun. Spring...

Lucky me.

Lucky me.

Very good things happened at LRRD on Friday, thank you Dayna, Cara, and Jesse. Kate and I just did normal (for us) weekend things for the first time in months, and immensely enjoyed each other and our space and the weather. It hit 75F in Carbondale today. We spent a...

Happy wife weekend (and snake eating story).

Happy wife weekend (and snake eating story).

We’ll see if Kate ever reads my blog. Today was beautiful in Carbondale–in the high 40’s, sunny. We took the dogs for a long walk this afternoon. When we got back Kate wrapped herself in blankets on the futon with dog, cat, and bread fresh from the...

A break from work in smoke-free Carbondale.

A break from work in smoke-free Carbondale.

More grant writing today, but I took a break with Kate at the Long Branch. Carbondale’s new smoking ban makes this place much nicer for us. Here’s Kate with Elaine, the manager, and paying the tab. I don’t have permission to name the young woman in...