Dayna’s last day with us.

Dayna’s last day with us.

We had a nice potluck and traded some stories today to see Dayna off. She’s going to dedicate her time to, besides raising some fine kids, to a new nonprofit she’s founded. Called Foodworks, it will support local, sustainable food production, among other...

Stephanie Rhodes joins LRRD.

Stephanie Rhodes joins LRRD.

Another eventful week at LRRD–we’re bringing our resident Emriver Em4 into being, adding some media yesterday and running water through it for the first time. We don’t yet have the articulated base; it’s being built in St. Louis. But most...

LRRD in photos

LRRD in photos

Kate handed off a nasty SIU Student Health virus and I’ve been sick for nearly a week. You’d think I’d feel like posting, but I didn’t. All good now. Briefly, Jesse and Cara pose with our beautiful new graphics for the GSA conference next...

Weekend update.

Weekend update.

What an extraordinarily stormy year this has been. Here are spectacular clouds above our house in Carbondale yesterday. Kate and I arrived in Carbondale with the Em4 just in time to miss nearly 4 inches of rain that fell Wednesday evening in just a couple of hours....

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...