An Update and some news
It's proposal season, defense season and end of the semester season all at once so I've decided to try a once a week blog until things settle down a bit. I just returned from a field trip to Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia with my Field Methods students and have some interesting geologic pictures to share in the next few days.
While we were in the field, the Gators successfully defended their Basketball Championship against the Ohio State Buckeyes. A number of jokes are being made about Ohio State including my favorite (clean joke) "How many states in the United States" (see comments for answer).
Next Tuesday's NOVA on PBS is called "First Flower". It features the oldest fossilized flower (discovered by UF Professor David Dilcher and Chinese colleagues). A preview is shown here: