This week's blog is coming at you from Madagascar! Dive into the beautiful words and stories of Dr. Karen Samonds and how she has learned to raise her family with field work lovingly entwined. Exploration and paleontology have always been my passion. While most of my job involves sitting at a desk and typing away … Continue reading PALEONTOLOGIST MOM


A year in review & a year anew

We started the blog in January 2018 with our inaugural blog entry, Periods: Shark bait? ... 25 entries and 3,900+ readers later, the year has come to a close. Now at the start of 2019, we wanted to recap the past year and share some new plans for 2019. Thanks to ALL for contributing their advice, … Continue reading A year in review & a year anew

There’s no place like the field for the holidays

We've all been there. It's a special day you normally celebrate with your family. But, instead, you're with a small group of people in a remote field location.  What is one to do?! Embrace field celebrations, that's what!! Being in the field for someone's birthday or another holiday is a great time to get creative.  … Continue reading There’s no place like the field for the holidays