I also spent a good deal of time birdwatching with my advisor/professor Dr. Harper, and I was able to see quite the variety of birds...some of my favorites are below:
We even went a far ways out of town to find a Dickcissel! My life now feels complete!
I also spent a lot of time cooking, a lot of time in lab, and said a lot of goodbyes: from the streets of Bloomington to the beauty of the quad to my housemates, it was kind of a bittersweet month. It still hasn't really hit, and when it does, I know that I'll be pretty sad.