Hello again friends, I have returned! I took what was intended to be a short break from blogging while I finished up funeral school because I am nothing if not an academic overachiever, so I spent the last month of my program studying furiously for finals, and researching and writing a paper, on top of working full… Continue reading It’s been a while, but I’m back from my accidental vacation!
Lost in Space: Astronaut DNA vs. the Media
This post is a little off-topic because it's not about death, but this is my blog and I do what I want. I do have some new posts coming up, about cleaning bones, and about Lady Dai, the Chinese mummy. I'm hoping to get to them by the end of March, but I have my… Continue reading Lost in Space: Astronaut DNA vs. the Media
A little Diversion: Taxidermy Tuesday!
If you've ever met me, or read this blog before, then it should be utterly nsurprising to you that I am obsessed with taxidermy. There's just something about taxidermied animals that is so fascinating to me - they're very uncanny in the sense that a well-mounted specimen can appear to be incredibly lifelike. It's kind… Continue reading A little Diversion: Taxidermy Tuesday!
Gordon Truesdale’s Gaseous Head: A Tale of Grave-Robbing and Gas Gangrene
Whew, hello, it's been a while! I want to say that it's working full time and trying to stay on top of funeral school that's keeping me busy, but the real culprit is that there's too much good TV to watch and I can't multi-task. If I could research and write while simultaneously watching Stranger… Continue reading Gordon Truesdale’s Gaseous Head: A Tale of Grave-Robbing and Gas Gangrene
In which I post about not Posting:
It's been a while since I posted Part One of the vampires and I still haven't gotten around to Part Two yet, but only because I've been really busy with real life for a little bit -- I solemnly swear that it's up there near the top of my mental to-do list. In the meantime,… Continue reading In which I post about not Posting: