The end of one calendar year and the beginning of the next is always a good time to do a little tidying of your personal life. Calendars get replaced, inboxes get emptied and, for me, extra bits on my phone get dumped. So, under the auspices of cleaning out my phone, I came across some totally work-related photos I would like to share with you. They are weird, but so is working for a science-based non-profit.
For those that know us, Dave (Temple — HMNS’ Associate Curator of Anthropology and my husband) and I make sense. I am a little bit like the Martha Stewart of dead things and Dave is more like the Indiana Jones of Dimetrodons (although he would argue that he is the Alabama Dave of Dimetrodons). Perhaps with these photos you will get to know us — and the Museum — a bit better.
Zombie Nicole. We run an overnight program here, and we like Halloween. ‘Nuff said.
Chewbacca getting his fortune told.
Dave versus the tufted-ear Marmoset.
True fact: Green-cheeked conures like watching Dr. Bakker.
This is the kind of thing that can be found in our freezer. Crickets don’t cook themselves, people.
Me and Bobby McGee hanging out and waiting for our ride. We had an appointment with Dr. Dan that day.
Making new friends during the Paleo Hall installation.
Granted this photo is a little blurry, but check out that tiny frog! There is a dime just visible in my hand for scale.
Dave at an ecological research station in Brazil. The park ranger there is referred to as the “Chuck Norris of Brazil.”
Pitcher plants = Awesome.
New officemate. Likes to give hugs with his mouth.