A quick trip to Israel

This last week was the “10th Symposium on the Lacertids of the Mediterranean Basin and 2nd Symposium on Mediterranean Lizards.” I know… a mouthful. There was just about more conference title than participants. All told, about 50 people similarly excited about lizards living in Mediterranean habitats descended on Tel Aviv and shared their work. The … More A quick trip to Israel


Made it to Dubai! Oy, my flight from New York to Dubai was a study in extreme sleep deprivation. After getting less than an hour of naps in the JFK airport I had great hopes of catching up on sleep on the leg to Dubai. Instead I lay awake for nearly the entire trip feeling … More Dubai