Nevada

Floris van Breugel on June 29th, 2020

Though it has been a stressful, strange, scary, and confusing time, some things never change: the peace and quiet of the wilderness. Fortunately, social distancing is no problem in the Nevada wilderness, and Aubrey and I have had a chance to get out and explore our new(ish) home state through a few trips over the …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on March 1st, 2020

A few weeks ago Aubrey, myself, and some friends celebrated George and Abraham’s birthday by driving out to west-central Nevada to see what we could find in and around the Toiyabe Mountains. We found some hot springs, wide open spaces, pinyon pines, junipers, burros, and many empty roads. It was a lovely break from the …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on February 25th, 2019

At the beginning of this year I started my new position as assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. The last few months have been quite busy with starting up my lab, getting settled into our home, making new friends, etc. So, adventures have been a little infrequent. That said, Aubrey …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on October 27th, 2015

Pre-order your 2016 Calendars today! I’ve sold out every year – guarantee you get yours – pre-order before Nov 4th. Orders (should) start shipping Nov 21. ~ ~ ~ Last weekend Aubrey and I made a road trip out to Escalante National Monument to explore the strange sandstone landscapes. It’s a bit of a drive, …Read the Rest…

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