Another year gone

If someone had told me eight years ago that I would start dating my future husband in a few hours, I would have thought they were crazy. If someone had told me four years ago that I would become totally fascinated with birds, I would have been skeptical to say the least. If someone had told…

Learning to fly

It seems like since I moved to Pennsylvania a little over a month ago, challenges have greeted me at every turn. First, finding an apartment was a much bigger challenge than I expected. Finally, after weeks of looking, I saw the perfect one on Craigslist. It was close to campus, one bedroom and an office, hardwood…

The Hoosier and the Nittany Lion

Moving to a new state alone hasn’t been easy. I’ve known for a while that I would likely go to graduate school out of state. However,  I didn’t predict that my husband would get a career position in Indiana just before I was scheduled to leave. Getting a full-time job in the wildlife field requires…