I was going to post something substantial when I looked at my profile cartoon and realized that I hadn’t worn pigtails in years. (The pigtail-peak was when I was working in the backcountry with very limited showering opportunities.). So I gave myself an extreme makeover. If you’re interested in a little cartoon version of yourself, the website is here.
Then the North Pacific Gyre photos post was linked to by Drunk Report and GoodShit and Digg, so it got a truly astonishing number of hits over the weekend. That was awesome, except for when I checked out the discussions everyone thought I was a dude. Though I suppose “he” is the English default, I am definitively not a dude, so I replaced the blog template with one that shows the post author names. Petty, perhaps, but I feel like I’ve got to own the “woman in science” thing.