February: Nothing exciting was happening at work, so instead I wrote a lot of philosophical posts: the fraud of homeopathy, science appreciation, and things not to say to a depressed person, for example.
March: I had a very, very busy month.
May: I wrapped up my second academic year as a grad student, finishing all of my required coursework.
June: My greatest Science!Fail week corresponded, not surprisingly, with serious divorce legal issues.
August:I gave my first ever conference presentation.
September: I actually begin trying to schedule a committee meeting. Note: four months later, I still haven’t managed this task, despite sending out six different doodles.
October: I closed on a new house and much much more.
November:I did outreach for science teachers.
December: I went on my first ever research cruise