Parental organizational states

There are three states of parental organization. I’ve done all three on occasion, but I do have my tendencies. We all have our way of getting things done. Here they are: 1. Super organized parent: These are the folks who know where every thing is, and everything has its place (you can tell where the

New duties

Today I became the deputy manager of the Planetary Landscapes Facebook page. Looks like it will be fun, and I hope it won’t take up too much time. I do like the idea of sharing all of the beauty of the universe with people out there — that beauty is a major reason why I

The things we do for science.

I just submitted a review of a very long paper. In science we spend a good amount of time doing “peer review”, which means we look over every piece of work to be published by our colleagues to try to help each other present our work as accurately and clearly as possible. It’s not something