My blogging frequency might be a little scattershot for the next few weeks thanks to the American Geophysical Union Winter Meeting in San Francisco (if you're at the meeting, you can always hear me talk about rhyolite genesis in New Zealand) and then the holidays. I will be experimenting with blogging from my new iPod Touch during the meeting if I hear something interest - yes, live-blogging a geology meeting, is this a first? -  but that might also end up being an abysmal failure. I suppose it is the closest I'll come to live-blogging the other Winter Meeting ...