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Apologies, wrapped in a truly scary picture

February 2, 2009

I’ve been conspicuous by my absence, caused more by the disasters that attend a newly installed department head in the first days of term.

I’ll be pretty sketchy in my posts here for a bit, trapped between that admin cr*p, the rigors of getting my upcoming book properly launched, and attending to the birth of yet another Darwin project.  So by way of eye candy and apologies — enjoy this gorgeous vision of the apocalypse.  (Full page of Redoubt Volcano images from teh Alaska Volcano Observatory here.

Image:   Giorgio Sommer, “Pompeii,” before 1914.