Author Archives: Taylor

Whales and other miscellaneous odds and ends

It’s funny how certain animals can capture the minds and hearts of humans so effectively.  History is littered with instances where this animal was held in near god-like reverence, briefly dropping out of favor during the age when they were … Continue reading

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In the name of science..

What does this phrase mean? In some cases I think it serves as a blanket excuse for actions that would not otherwise be condoned, and in others, a legitimate cover for things that NEED to get done.  Who decides under … Continue reading

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Getting hot in here

Last Tuesday we went to Cattle Point to catch the low tide at 6 in the morning.  We were all a little bit groggy from the early hour but the morning chill and the variety of the organisms inhabiting the … Continue reading

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the latest in a series of marine events

Thursday night we went down to False bay to check out some intertidal organisms.  Since low tide is in the middle of the night, we were departing at 10 and getting back around 1.  I was a little worried about … Continue reading

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end of a great week start to another

Hi all! I guess I’ll start with how happy I am that I ended up at Friday Harbor.  I could have so easily not (I always think its interesting to think about the different paths that your life could take) … Continue reading

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