Monthly Archives: June 2007

Hello, Wisconsin!

I was back in Wisconsin this weekend and early this week to visit family and friends. I was not there for any special occasion, but my family and I have reached a consensus that Thanksgiving and Christmas are too close … Continue reading

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Travel Plans This Weekend

June 23, 11:45 am: Fly from CMH to ATW via DTW. June 23, evening: Visit with my paternal grandfather and parents in Appleton, WI. June 23, evening: Ride back to Independence, WI with my parents June 23-26: Visit with friends … Continue reading

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My First Journal Article!

Two postdoctoral researches and I have been working on this analysis since Dec. 2005. We have submitted this article for publication and are currently responding to questions, comments, and criticism from the journal reviewers. This will be my first peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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Stargazing at the 2006 Retreat

I realized that I omitted one important highlight from my entry about the 2006 Stanford IV Grad Fall Retreat, primarily because I did not have any photographs of it. The highlight was a tour of the constellations of the night … Continue reading

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Zombies!

On May 26, 2007, I was privileged to be a witness of a rare and disturbing apparition of the supernatural known as a Zombie Walk. Above, we see the hoard of zombies gathering, although at this stage, the few zombies … Continue reading

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Moving from California to Ohio

Part 5: Arrival in Ohio

I arrived at my new home in Columbus, OH on Jan. 1, 2007, after riding from St. Louis with my new housemate Chris. We stopped at a Wendy’s somewhere in Indiana. Since Wendy’s is not very common in California, it … Continue reading

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Murder in Weinland Park

I have been hesitant to write about this crime because I did not want to provoke fear or criticism from you. However, I deliberately chose to live here in Weinland Park, knowing the neighborhood’s reputation. I want to live the … Continue reading

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Moving from California to Ohio

Part 3: Christmas in Wisconsin

In my family, Christmas celebrations are more concerned with vi sting extended family and feasting than they are about celebrating Christ. I am not sure how to respond to this.Since my parents gave me a camera as a High School … Continue reading

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Practical Benefits of Particle Physics #4

Fostering International Collaboration The size, cost, and complexity of particle physics detectors and data sets often requires the collaboration of multiple nations from around the world. Ideally, this means that scientists will sometimes learn to cooperate and communicate more effectively … Continue reading

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Question for the Governor

A story in The Lantern, Ohio State’s student newspaper, covered the visit by Governor Strickland and two state representatives to a Town Hall meeting organized by the OSU College Democrats on May 14, 2007. I was surprised that the lecture … Continue reading

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