A light at the end of the proposal tunnel.

A light at the end of the proposal tunnel.

Blog posts are sparse because I’ve been chained to the computer, working on our NSF proposal for resubmittal, for days now. Just a few more to go. One more lost weekend. Here’s a Wordle cloud. I don’t suppose there’s an evil genius out there...

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

We’re super busy these days–Cara and I are mostly working on resubmitting an NSF grant due in early January. We have collaborators at SIUC and a few other universities. This photo is typical–it’s such hard work, and has consumed many of my...

Great news from our Emriver Em2 user survey.

Great news from our Emriver Em2 user survey.

We’ve been incredibly busy since our expansion in the fall of 2007. One of the things we’ve neglected is routine followup of Emriver users. Our Emriver Em2’s are built like military hardware, and our documentation is very good. So we get less than...

Money, it’s a crime.

Money, it’s a crime.

Yesterday had the great pleasure of visiting my old boss Bill Turner in his new office as Chief of Fisheries Division for the Missouri Department of Conservation. I was in Jefferson City interviewing with MDC for river design contracts. Bill was one of three great...

NSF says no.  Not yet.

NSF says no. Not yet.

I rode my bike into work for the first time today, determined to do the ~8 mile round trip this way as much as possible. It was a beautiful morning and I was glad to be cycling through Carbondale. Even though I’d learned via early-morning email that our request...