Updated: January 23th, 2017


Several introductory biology courses, as usual! Teaching Earth and Life Science for Early Childhood Education Majors this summer again – always an insane and good time. Diversity of Life was awesome and truly felt like a learning community by the end.

Listening to…

A surprising amount of Lindsey Stirling.
Damh the Bard, as always.
A very mellow lute playlist on Spotify.
My “Ridiculous Repeater” playlist.

Video Game Ambiance


All of the Dragon Age novels, along with several fanfics. Currently halfway through The Calling by David Gaider
James Gee’s The Anti-education Era for a faculty reading roundtable
Michael Sullivan’s The Rose and the Thorn– listening to this on Audible
Ramon Margalef’s Perspectives in Ecological Theory
The Tyranny of Testing
Dugatkin and Reeve’s Game Theory and Animal Behavior
Several papers on co-evolution that I recently downloaded


How to teach well.
Finding a good match for my Ph.D. work at Oregon State University, so that I can move toward that dream.
What makes the core ideals for religions.


Star Trek: The Next Generation
Mozart in the Jungle
Game of Thrones

Working on…

Laying out scrolls based on the Book of Kells and the Lindesfarne Gospels
Writing parts of Gwyn’s and Karra’s stories for Divergent Paths
Really need to start a painting of that mountain bluebird…
Half-uncial calligraphy hand


Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
Diablo III
Dungeons & Dragons 5e
Witcher II
Pokemon Go – Team Instinct
Dragon Age: Inquisition, Origins, and II
Star Wars: Battlefront
Settlers of Catan (always!)


Philosophy – “Crash Course Philosophy
Learning how to play harp. Flutes and harps work very differently…

featured image: The Rocky Mountains near Denver, CO (July 2016)