Author Archives: Erin

Adjusting Expectations

So yeah, this blog hasn’t been happening as much as I’d originally planned. Initially, I’d hoped to be updating here reliably every week, and maybe turn it into something I could use for an NSF broader impacts point. That… hasn’t … Continue reading

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What’s the Opposite of Reactive?

When I was looking to adopt a dog, it was really important to me that I not have a reactive dog. Oliver, the last dog I’d trained, was very reactive and had a very difficult time focusing around other dogs. Worse, he’d … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

As I mentioned last time, Tribble and I have been checking out the parks in our new city while I wait for my program to start.  She’s been having a grand old time with this new all-park-all-the-time schedule. Before the … Continue reading

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Settling In

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to really write anything for this blog. Whoops. In my defense, it’s been a very busy summer so far. In the last few months, I’ve submitted a paper containing the results of … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

Although I’m finished with my undergraduate degree, I’m sticking around my undergraduate lab for the summer so that I can finish up old projects and help turn my undergraduate thesis into a paper for publication. Right now, our lab is … Continue reading

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Enter the Brindle

About a month ago, I adopted a second dog. I actually hadn’t planned to adopt another dog until winter of this year at the earliest. I had recently been accepted to an integrated biology graduate program in Texas, eighteen hours … Continue reading

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