Meriam Lahlou joins LRRD.

Meriam Lahlou joins LRRD.

I’m very happy to announce that Meriam Lahlou has joined LRRD as our business manager.   Meriam is a delightful and fascinating person we’re very lucky to have. Originally from Morocco, Meriam came to the United States in 1987 to study international business at...

Cara Bergscheider leaves LRRD.

Cara Bergscheider leaves LRRD.

In late January Cara Bergschneider left LRRD to work for the NRCS in southern Illinois.  We miss her very much.  She’s one of a kind. When I decided to expand LRRD from a home-based business in 2007, I knew I’d need an extraordinary person to handle a...

Jesse Riechman leaves LRRD.

Jesse Riechman leaves LRRD.

I hired Jesse Riechman as a prototyper in late summer of 2007 as LRRD outgrew my home office.  Jesse left us last November to become a full time grad student in SIUC’s Forestry program. Jesse had many skills, from fixing motorcycles to deftly dropping 250-pound...

Cameron Bencini joins LRRD.

Cameron Bencini joins LRRD.

Cameron Bencini had a great first day at LRRD as our new summer intern. Cameron just graduated from SIUC with a degree in civil engineering, and has been accepted in the graduate program there for the fall. Today he was clearly drawn to the Emriver Em2 model, and...

Thermoplastic sedimentology.

Thermoplastic sedimentology.

I’m pretty sure our work with plastic media will never end. I’ll be 90 years old and still messing with the vagaries of color, cost, shape, density, and size. Though we’ve talked to a lot of sedimentologists, it just now occurred to me that...