Archive for the 'Travels' Category

Japan and Neutrinos

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Went to Kyoto for the Neutrino2012 conference, June 4-9. Stayed a little longer to see Kyoto, Tokyo, and stop at an onsen in the mountains inbetween! Photos from the trip are on the box account here.

Harney Peak conquered

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Went hiking up Harney Peak in South Dakota, the highest point East of the Rockies and West of the Pyrenees! It had defeated Rick, Dave and myself a few years ago, but coming in from the South made things a loooot easier. All told, it was a 3 hours loop in beautiful crisp weather. Photos […]

A Tiny Odyssey

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

As somebody was lucky enough to be shipped off to a Neutrino conference in Athens this June, we decided to take advantage of it and plan a little Greek vacation right afterward. The conference was in Athens so we would spend a few days there, but the general idea was to find a quiet little […]

The Inevitability of Crêpes

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The holidays pretty much started on the 16th of december this year, when Ruth flew down from Chicago to Providence. We spent a little time there before riding a train to Philadelphia, then flying to Paris and almost immediately riding another train to Montélimar, and eventually reaching the heights of  Jaujac,  Ardèche. Christmas Eve and […]

Lab Low, Mountain High

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

The point of all the fun with the planes and the snow was indeed to get to the Homestake lab, such as it is right now, for a very official review of both our experiment and the readiness of the lab to welcome us. Charitably, I am not going to detail the three days we […]