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  • "X" Marks the Spot
    When I started this summer, I treated gathering my data as the end goal. Like the “X” marking the treasure on a map...
  • Down the Rabbit Hole

    While measuring and dating (or matching a year to each tree ring) the oak cores I collected earlier in the summer, I noticed an abundance of ring anomalies that aren’t supposed to be common in oaks.

  • The Secrets of Tree Rings

    I’ve spent the a majority of my time since my last blog peering down a microscope at tree rings, so I figured now was as good a time as any to share what I’ve learned.

  • A Long Journey

    These past few weeks, dear readers, have been an exercise in persistence. I’ve spent the better part of my time recently doing intensely repetitive work.

  • The Start of an Adventure

    Hello everyone!