Brian Switek

@Laelaps

Distant cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex, freelance science writer, author of My Beloved Brontosaurus and Written in Stone, @ngphenomena blogger

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One of the pieces I was working on today: a croc scute sandwich (2 scutes with greensand in between)

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Started work on the Thoracosaurus field jacket today. It's going to be fun prepping this one.

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A sneak peek at Written in Stone, from the chapter on fossil whales.

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Look at what just came in the mail galley copies of Written in Stone!

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This is what it looked like 70 years ago. Doesn't look as good today, though

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Teddy and Charlotte making sure I am getting my edits done

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Juxtaposition WIN! From http://tinyurl.com/nl2s64

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Keyboard cat - Our foster kitten Grinch takes a rest on my old laptop

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Our new foster kitten, Cranberry

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Teddy (grey) and Chase (white) take a break from fighting over who gets to be on top of the coffee table

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Teddy ponders how to spend his Caturday while lounging on the coffee table

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Time to go to bed. Charlotte is already tucked in.

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Eww... What the hell has been going on that makes THAT the top answer?

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Teddy takes a nap on top of the desk while I work on the book.

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Google News FAIL - I never knew Hugh Jackman was a pot-bellied dinosaur.

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By request, my new specs. What do you think?

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