I was recently asked to do a short interview for the blog My Cool Job about being a geologist. Here's the post - hopefully I've done a good job of describing the job to the non-geo-blogosphere! And showing off flow banding in welded ash flow tuffs - that's one of my favorite photos.
(And yes, it uses my real name. Which you can figure out by doing a little digging anyway. I still like Tuff Cookie :)
Update: Looks like that post made it to the front Wordpress page. Woohoo! I'm really famous.