Richard K. Simpson

Monthly Archives: July 2016

Turns out it is a bit hard to run a blog with little to no internet – who would have thought! Well I’m back to good internet (for now), so I’m going to write about the next chapter of this summer (after the Panama trip), which was field work in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lake Tahoe. The reason I was up near Lake Tahoe was to study Calliope hummingbirds, which occur… Read More

If you ever visit Panama, you should definitely have their seafood! It is quite good. And try ceviche as well. It is various marine animals (e.g. shrimp, squid, fish) cured in acidic fruit juices. I was able to enjoy both ceviche and fresh fish multiple times in the last week I was in Panama. Random food tangent aside, I am no longer in Panama, and I am sad to be gone. The tropical rainforest… Read More