Search Results: couple
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
Sunday is cleaning day over here. I take a very, shall we say, er, efficient attitude toward cleaning. If it doesn't look dirty, it doesn't need to be cleaned. If it looks slightly untidy but not downright messy, it doesn't need to be cleaned unless your p ...
9 Dec 2001: side couples square through
Personal: agnosticism, atheism, cookies, dancing, julefrokost, monkeys, religion, religious conversion, religious preferences, square dancing, unitarian church · 1 comment
I went square dancing last night. In and around the square dancing was some kind of churchy juleklip and julefrokost, which Jane had convinced me would be a good time in spite of the churchy bit, and she was right. I hadn't been seriously square dancing fo ...
5 Dec 2015: Belated Brew Log: Massive Cider Edition
Food: apples, brewing, cider, crab apples, pears, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... pH strips didn't arrive until it'd been fermenting for a couple of days but the pH at that point clocked in at 3.8. OG: 1.054 FG: ...
24 May 2015: Cooking with Lilac
Food: cocktails, lilac, Oleraceae · no comments
... what I've learned from playing around with lilacs the past couple years. I've tried several ways of extracting and preserving lilac ...
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... 2 cups of table sugar, a pinch of yeast nutrient, and a couple tablespoons of bottled lime juice. Did not take another reading. Stirred ...
25 May 2014: Mugwort mochi
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, mugwort, red bean paste · 1 comment
... I tried it with good ol' Artemisia vulgaris instead. A couple notes: My food processor was not up to the task of making powdered ...
27 Oct 2013: Dandelion Bitter Brown Ale
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, Cannabaceae, dandelions, Food, yarrow · 2 comments
... when it opened on the Tuesday after brewing, to pick up a couple of packages of yeast. Pitched them that night. Fermentation seemed to ... vigorous bubbling in the airlock but definitely active. A couple of weeks after brewing, the gravity was only down to 1.04 and it tasted ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... carbonation - and didn't kill me. And after nibbling on a couple of fruits to verify that Queen Anne's lace seeds are indeed delicious, I ...
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... New Best Recipe. They recommend a bit of brandy; I used a couple tablespoons of orange muscat dessert wine and 1/4 tsp. orange blossom water for a double batch. I also added a couple dashes of clove powder and about 3 dashes of mace, and I think it came ...
27 Jul 2013: Fennel Pollen Collector
Food: Adoxaceae, Apiaceae, blackberries, borage, Boraginaceae, broth, dehydrating, Ericaceae, fennel, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pollen, Rosaceae, salal, thimbleberries · 1 comment
... bundles of flowers suspended on long twist-ties inside a couple of paper grocery bags that are just sitting on the floor. We'll see. I'm ...
15 Jul 2013: Yarrow-weizen
Food: allspice, Asteraceae, brewing, Cupressaceae, dandelions, Food, gruit, juniper, Myrtaceae, yarrow · no comments
... bittering agents again. Might also be worth picking up a couple more gallon glass jugs, so I don't have to gamble on a full batch when I ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... Itadori tea ought to be made from the young shoots. A couple things about these resveratrol claims: The resveratrol levels in ...
25 May 2013: Chaladnik (Belarusian oxalic acid soup)
Food: Eastern European cuisines, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel · 3 comments
... Chop the oxalic weeds and boil them in salted water for a couple of minutes. I didn't have fresh dill but I did add some dried dill. Let ...
14 May 2013: Pickled Broom Buds
Food: Fabaceae, pickles · no comments
... in possession of more time than money, or in charge of a couple of children who need to be kept out of trouble, I will make these again. ... because I was trying too early - there were only a couple of flowers in bloom per plant. The second time, when the bushes were ...
30 Apr 2013: Cleavers Cordial
Food, Human Fuzzies: cleavers, Rubiaceae · 5 comments
... if you are so endowed), add the juice and zest from a couple of lemons, sweeten to taste. Drink 50/50 with club soda. Mine also had a ...
7 Apr 2013: How I Don’t Eat Dandelions
Food: Asteraceae, bitters, coffee substitutes, dandelions, Food, infusions · 10 comments
... blurping away in its primary fermenter. It took me a couple of hours to pick the requisite 2 quarts of petals (actually not that far ...
4 Mar 2013: Nettles!
Food: Urticaceae · 3 comments
... made a batch of soup (my nettle soup recipe: caramelize a couple of onions and a fennel bulb, deglaze with the pan with akvavit, then add ... in order to make a batch of nettle-yogurt dip for a couple of upcoming potlucks (recipe for nettle dip: greek yogurt, sour cream, ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... My freezer is not large but I will find the space for a couple of little jam jars. Scotch broom buds - I only learned that these were ...
Food: Asteraceae, cocktails, Lamiaceae, recipes, thyme, toddies · no comments
... sprig of fresh thyme. I'm beginning to think that a couple of 5-6 oz. mugs might be worth the space they would take up in my ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... buds for salve, before they leaf out.) Here are a couple of common views about slaughtering and butchering your own meat, which ...
29 Apr 2012: Pickled Japanese Knotweed
Food: bread, knotweed, pickles, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... compelling with the spicing next time. I also did a couple batches of fridge pickles with the white vinegar brine and dessert ...
28 Apr 2012: Cocktails with the House Nocino
Food: cocktails, Juglandaceae, nocino, shochu, whisky · no comments
... and black pepper extract. 2:2:1 Shochu:Nocino:Galliano + a couple drops of black pepper extract + an orange twist, and it's ...
18 Oct 2011: Macerate ALL the things!
Aimless: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, dandelions, Gentianaceae, gin, Juglandaceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae, pineappleweed, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Simaroubaceae · 2 comments
... not recall, I left the lilac blossoms to macerate for a couple days more than planned, and wound up with a jar of, er, vegetal flavors ... of sour cherries and early season blackberries and maybe a couple of cloves, a cup or two of sugar, and filled it up with London dry gin ...
18 Jul 2011: This Year’s Nocino Recipe
Food: infusions, Juglandaceae, liqueurs · no comments
... make up for the relative paucity of walnuts, I added a couple of fragrant leaves from the black walnut tree. I might take those out of ...
26 May 2009: How Gay Marriage Causes Earthquakes
Politics, Whimsy: California ballot propositions, California politics, lgbt, Love waves, marriage · 38 comments
... individuals. Each time that a committed same-sex couple's family bond is recognized and supported by the government, another ... approximately 31, through a complicated resonance of the couple's wedding rings with their official marriage license (the exact ...
20 Mar 2009: Are the Tonga Earthquake and Eruption Related?
Science: coincidence, earthquakes, volcanoes · 11 comments
... passing seismic waves might have triggered the 7.9? No. A couple of earthquakes occurred before the eruption, but they were small - only ...
19 Mar 2009: The Parable of the Messy Map
Human Fuzzies: cartography, graphic design · 5 comments
... map is, in fact, a learned skill. I only realized this a couple of weeks ago, when I sat down with the company's graphic designer to ... to do, but the relevant knob is squirreled away under a couple of option panels; I showed her where it was and turned my base map light ...
14 Mar 2009: Guinness Lamb Pie
Food: beer, lamb, pie, recipes · 6 comments
... until the fatty flour turns into dough. Form it into a couple of patties and chill overnight. Or, just use a premade savory pie crust, ...
9 Mar 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: blog carnivals, hydrology, resumes, sexual harassment, Wikipedia · 1 comment
... all the fantastic science posts you've read in the past couple months before you forget them! Stop Wasting Time Formatting Your ... profile of your own for the carnival, why not take a couple minutes to flag one or two existing Wikipedia ...
17 Feb 2009: Teaching Engineers to Blog?
Meta: · 6 comments
... class blog a while ago, where students were given a couple of starting points for exploring science blogs (the list of this year's ...
Science: floods, hydrology, Iowa, unfinished drafts · no comments
... the sand you can see in the pictures off of City Park a couple weeks ago. By the time I got there, the flood plain had been reseeded ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... seismograms recorded at different stations. In 1925, a couple of guys named Wood and Anderson had some clever ideas and built a ...
27 Jan 2009: Academic Citation
Aimless: · 1 comment
... horribly wrong. However, we have salvaged from the mess a couple of wishy-washy calculations pertinent to Y." or "We were in the field ...
26 Jan 2009: Does the World Really Need Another Blog Anthology?
Meta: · 16 comments
... greater detail than I ever would otherwise, I'm noticing a couple of things: All of the pieces are either about biology, or professional ... shelf as that Did You Feel It? Facebook application, a couple of ideas for new blogs, and at least half a dozen quilts - is quite ...
24 Dec 2008: Happy Twinkletree, Joyous Monkey
Aimless: · 3 comments
... slush and ice. My neighborhood is tucked in behind a couple of steep hills and apparently not top on the list for the city's 27 ...
26 Oct 2008: Introducing Thomas M. Rock
Aimless: · 1 comment
... 34 million years ago in the Cerrillos Hills. There are a couple of rocks I picked up in the same spot which, on closer inspection, might ...
9 Oct 2008: Papers I Haven’t Been Reading Lately
Aimless: · 3 comments
... 1999 M7.3 earthquake in Taiwan, and the site of one of a couple major drilling projects (another is on the San Andreas, near Parkfield, ...
27 Sep 2008: Reminder: Seattle Millionth Comment Party Today
Meta: · 3 comments
... that sort of thing) on Seed's dime! We'll buy the first couple of rounds, at least, and keep going until we run out of budget. We'll ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... knowing look that my husband and I needed "more time as a couple"? When did my baby's pediatrician get a say in our sex life?I nodded and ...
12 Sep 2008: Attention Seattle (and everyone else)
Meta: · 9 comments
... my participation in the institution of marriage. I threw a couple of choice wedding photos below the fold to get you ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... transitions - I would shake my hair out of its bun, undo a couple of buttons, and transform into a sexy love interest for the movie's main ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... His producers are a stereotypical** celebrity-obsessed gay couple from Malibu, with the "flaming queen" knob set to a modest 8 (although ...
30 Jun 2008: Tunguskatennial
Aimless: · no comments
... exploded above Siberia, flattening trees over an area of a couple thousand square kilometers (one-tenth of Wales). This video shows the ...
24 Jun 2008: More on Mathphobia
Aimless: · 12 comments
... sticking points before they turn into nightmares. A couple of old-ish (in blog time, anyway), related discussions from the ...
18 Jun 2008: Advice for a Mathphobe?
Aimless: · 25 comments
... addition to buying textbooks I'd recommend taking a couple of math/science classes at a community college. That way you'll get a ...
17 Jun 2008: Another Lusi Update
Aimless: · 4 comments
... Since my email access has been so sporadic over the past couple weeks, I missed chances to help edit the press release and do a couple of interviews. The press seems to have done just fine without me ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... a minivan; I'll be driving up to Seattle over the next couple of days, and comment moderation will be slow. Next post: Whining about ...
Human Fuzzies: architecture, Arts and Crafts movement, craigslist · 1 comment
... small? Yes. Does it have wainscoting or some shit? Eh, a couple of the walls change color halfway up. Was it built before the sucker ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... new developments. Your average housing development poses a couple of different potential risks to ground water supply. One is that paving ... long-term water supply, but those who wish to pile a couple more straws on the camel's back (or insert another little straw into the ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... Scientiae carnival - I'm excited about the theme! And a couple of things on the social status of women in relation to geology: A ...
25 Mar 2008: The Five Emotions of Thesis-Writing
Aimless: · 13 comments
... trendy form of crystallized methane ice for at least a couple of paragraphs - but it has acquired a certain glossy semblance of ...
11 Mar 2008: Jello Salad is a Weird Ethnic Food
Aimless: · 21 comments
... standard accent. The other day I was poking about with a couple of friends at the entrance to the Lawson Adit, which is a tunnel on the ...
Aimless: · 4 comments
... Earth and Planetary Science Letters RSS feed just dumped a couple of issues on me. Surely I can at least blurb the interesting titles? It ...
9 Mar 2008: Borg Business
Meta: · 3 comments
... account for posting links. So I'm looking for a couple of people who: Are awesome Think I am awesome Want to exercise their ...
29 Feb 2008: Focus is a Renewable Resource
Aimless: · 5 comments
... with ADD work, has been stuck in my head for the past couple of days: So now he just lives with it and, although he hates his ...
4 Jan 2008: Caucus
Politics: Dennis Kucinich, Iowa caucuses, Iowa City, presidential elections · no comments
... be considered viable. We were immediately approached by a couple of people from the Richardson group, who were only ~15 people short, and ...
3 Jan 2008: Notes from the Iowa Frontlines
Politics: Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Iowa caucuses, presidential elections · 2 comments
... and Dodd have all stepped up their telephoning in the past couple days, and a number of local political figures decided at the last minute ...
6 Dec 2007: 403 Tamed
Meta, Teaching: anti-spam, blog status updates, plagiarism · no comments
... been accused of harboring spambots by my blog in the past couple of days. One of the third-party blacklists used by my very favorite ... students might be drylabbers and plagiarizers - I have a couple of suspiciously well-written, wildly off-topic papers sitting on my ...
28 Nov 2007: It’s “That Time” of the Science
Science: goals, the scientific lifestyle, writing · 6 comments
... Dissertation Writing Month, but I did set myself a couple of goals for November. I'm not sure I've done enough to consider myself ...
4 Nov 2007: Weighted Words 1.2
Meta: plugins, Weighted Words, WordPress · no comments
... made a couple of changes to my Weighted Words plugin for WordPress. It's nothing major ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... on your dissertation going? Oh good, you spent a couple of hours on it this weekend, that's good. How many words? Over 9,000?? ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... switch with most visual illusions, but after listening a couple times and paying attention to the overtones, I could hear the second ...
15 Oct 2007: Whatever Doesn’t Kill Us Will Provide a Nice Soak
Personal, Science: camping, hot springs, Long Valley · 3 comments
... to the great misfortune of the mountain's trees and a couple of skiers. And of course, as magma shifts around, it creates frequent ...
20 Jul 2007: Where on (Google) Earth? #35
Science, Whimsy: glaciers, google earth, volcanoes, Where on (Google) Earth? · 8 comments
... it's my turn again. I have a short vacation coming up in a couple weeks, to an area of geological interest... but I thought I'd pick out ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... that Chilean lake that just up and vanished a couple months ago? Looks like global warming ate it: Experts now say melting ...
20 Apr 2007: Friday Fun Poll: Logarithms
Science: quizzes · 15 comments
... got a couple of columns in a spreadsheet that shouldn't be an order of magnitude ...
30 Jan 2007: What’s the Good News of Geology?
Politics, Science: fund my research or San Francisco gets it, lay science, philosophy of science · 16 comments
... on the top of my head, and I'd best get back to being a couple of steps removed from feeding yummy yummy data to hungry hungry ...
26 Nov 2006: Margarita Meringue Pie
Food: citrus, meringue, pie, recipes, Rutaceae, thanksgiving · 1 comment
... was adequate, but I think that pie has suffered, the past couple years, from a lack of good Meyer lemons. There's nothing quite like ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... blog is small. And something I've realized over the past couple of weeks is that I unconsciously work to keep it small. I do this in one ...
20 Aug 2006: Blackberry Pie
Food: blackberries, cooking, desserts, foraging, pie, Rosaceae · 11 comments
... could not stop. At every blackberry bramble, I'd grab a couple of berries and extol the virtues of one kind of imagined blackberry pie ... beyond the support provided by the pan, and our first couple of pieces were more or less warm blackberry soup with dumpling-y crust ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... Music Festival finally backing off the transphobia? A couple of out transwomen were allowed in last weekend. Awesome. Meanwhile, ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... physics community, which makes me sad. Long story short, a couple of sociologists are able to converse fluently in physicist-ese without ...
Politics: anti-Semitism, Christian hegemony, zombies · 4 comments
... the environment described by the complainants with just a couple of isolated kooks: The complaint recounts a raucous crowd that ...
23 Jun 2006: How I Rescued My Blog from Google’s Cache
Meta: blogtinkery, database backups, database recovery, Google as backup, scripts, WordPress · 2 comments
... would if they were migrating from Movable Type. My first couple attempts didn't work quite right, as I'd forgotten some essential parts ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... had just finished planting a couple of tomatoes in the front yard when a woman parked in front of my house. ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... If I write something good and sciencey in the next couple weeks, remind me to shamelessly flog myself, eh? Oh, and there's one ...
8 Dec 2005: AGU Four
Links, Personal, Politics: american geophysical union, feminism, peer review, pharmacists, socks · 3 comments
... contraception: give them some unwanted children for a couple of hours while you shop: Some folks think the kind of pharmacists who ...
6 Dec 2005: AGU Two
Personal: american geophysical union, beer, conference blogging · no comments
... was a mile long when my poster vigil ended, so I went to a couple talks; when the talks were done there was no more beer. OH TEH NOES MY ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... in terms of effects rather than intent, then we do a couple things. First, we grant the possibility of redemption, the possibility ...
13 Sep 2005: The Devil Is In
Aimless, Meta, Personal: beer, blogtinkery, en français, Internet friends, pirates · 3 comments
... look down to the right, you'll notice that I've put up a couple of new themes, one of which is about pirates. However, it is not yet ...
13 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 9-12
Personal: photoblog, Scandinavia, travelogue · no comments
... and ate them fresh from the oven yum yum! Although a couple of other tourists we spoke with implied that the second-best thing would ...
Personal: photoblog · no comments
... In London I met an Australian girl who'd just spent a couple months in Norway. When I told her where I'd been, her response was "oh, ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... link to one - Jill at Inhabitat was in Iceland just a couple weeks after me, and has a series of posts up about ... was nice, but not quite thick enough to hide the snogging couples in every corner. I'm sure there are many, many excellent hot springs ...
22 Jul 2005: Fisher’s Hornpipe
Human Fuzzies: folk music, have an mp3 · 1 comment
... and a dance; the dance is a simple contra dance (first couple down the outside, up, down the centre, up, cast off, swing 6 hands quite ...
12 Jul 2005: Another Tale From The Dreamtime…
Whimsy: dreams, guest posts · no comments
... in college; the architecture bore some resemblence to a couple of the larger institutions I've attended, but wasn't an exact match to ...
Science: driving, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 5 comments
... Friday postings is revealed: I nipped up to the Bay for a couple days, to take care of administrivia (a potato-like mein allegedly ...
8 Jun 2005: I am the Prince of the Air
Meta: hotlink protection, hotlinkers, persecuted Christians, satanism · 10 comments
... so I threw together a little frowny face jpg and a couple of improved mod_rewrite rules. This confused the shit out of some ...
23 May 2005: In Lieu of Zurgh Urfle Blah
Links, Politics: kittens, networking, science jokes, women in science · 4 comments
... YoungFemaleScientist: And also, I was annoyed because a couple of the more successful, full-professor women sat on a panel and ...
25 Mar 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Died for Your Sins Edition
Science: fossils, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
... formed from crushed-up foraminifera: Second, a couple pretty laminated diatomites: Third, partial silica replacement of ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... the presence of a rapist at a college party by exhuming a couple of maxipads from the bathroom trash can. Unnaturally preserved clots, ...
2 Nov 2004: Election Surprise: Squid!
Personal, Politics: · 2 comments
... early? Meanwhile back at the ranch, I've gotten a couple hundred extra hits in the past few days for my judicial endorsements. ...
22 Oct 2004: Ketchup, Forgive Me
Human Fuzzies: condiments, potatoes · 6 comments
... eating a couple baked potatoes for lunch today. I brought along the small chunk of ...
11 Oct 2004: Evolutionary Psychology Goes to the Dentist
Personal, Whimsy: dissociation, evolutionary psychology, medicine · no comments
... had a couple thoughts stuck up in my jaw during my root canal the other month; Rana's ...
Human Fuzzies, Personal: harmonic numbers, prickly pear jelly, righteous indignation, sugar syrup · 4 comments
... preservation, then, I held ice on my hand for a couple hours (sugar syrup is hot). Now I've got three little jars of jelly ...
28 Sep 2004: Movies Lately
Human Fuzzies: media politics, movie reviews · 1 comment
... here's what I've seen in the past couple weeks, in no particular order: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow ...
15 Aug 2004: Sidebar Gadget Manager: Implementation Notes
Meta: code, Movable Type, php, sidebar gadgets · no comments
... I'm hiding it in a layer of includes which have caused a couple problems. The extended entry has the gory details. Setup: I'm using ...
17 Jul 2004: I’m a Cushion
Whimsy: furniture, quizzes · no comments
... but of course I don't speak Swedish so had to guess on a couple questions. In any case it seems I should buy more lamps. (via the ...
2 Jun 2004: Viva Quebeckistan!
Personal: quizzes · no comments
... direction as my own, but it was orthogonal every time. A couple pictures of wildflowers will be up on the photoblog shortly, or maybe ...
24 May 2004: Someone’s An Excuse
Meta: · 1 comment
... Maybe a bowl of barley and a glass of yak milk every couple decades would be enough. how mant crummybears can you eat in a ...
4 May 2004: Garden Post
Personal: car repair, cars, container gardening, gardening, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... into that sort of thing. Finally, finally put the last couple tomatoes into their pots tonight. I've got two in 18-gal "self-watering" ... Stupice or Sweet Million? I've been trying for the past couple weeks to figure out why tomato variety names remind me so strongly of ...
23 Apr 2004: Lazy RSS Roundup
Links: dreams · no comments
... couple of my coworkers have been saying things like "they're giving you ...
9 Mar 2004: Caffeinated Pantyhose
Links: · no comments
... for caffeine-impregnated weight loss hose in the past couple days. To whom I say: holy shit I cannot keep my hands calm or fall ...
24 Jan 2004: PiE Day
Food, Personal: Cactaceae, cactuses, Caltech, national pie day, pie, prickly pear · no comments
... back to campus to be a creepy pie-making alum. And made a couple pies, natch. Though several creepy pie-eating alums (and some students, ...
12 Jan 2004: Pride’s Downfall
Whimsy: · 3 comments
... the bathrooms of Iowa City (which has gone untended for a couple of months, leaving a trail of comment spam that's about as interesting ...
27 Oct 2003: Numbered List: I Am Smoke
Personal: adventures, fascist police states, fire, in the desert · 3 comments
... car stuck in sand three miles from anywhere". We passed a couple of hours jacking the car up, putting rocks and rugs under the wheels, ... about half the necessary car-length of progress before a couple of women on their way to Palm Springs decided that they also wanted to ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... you count San Dimas, which won't be trendy for another couple thousand years) so the ultra-tiny, ultra-expensive IKEA studio is not an ...
14 May 2003: Motor My New Metro
Personal: · 2 comments
... 1991 Geo Metro. It has a coat hanger antenna and needs a couple new tires (like, patches of cord showing through ready to explode type ...
7 May 2003: Vacuuming for Losers
Personal, Whimsy: cleaning, howtos, vacuums · 2 comments
... carpet with cereal on top Vacuum cleaner A couple old socks, and maybe the nice wash rag used to clean off the communal ...
22 Feb 2003: Cartoon Driving Television
Personal: dreams · no comments
... lately. Mostly computer-using physics dreams, plus a couple nights ago, I dreamed I was watching a new episode of Gilmore ...
9 Dec 2002: 19 down, 30 to go
Personal, Politics: · 11 comments
I don't know what I'd do with a semester system; as it is, my motivation always runs out about two weeks before the term ends. With two finals and one possible homework set left, I'm starting to really look forward to going home and having my wisdom teeth ...
11 Nov 2002: Rrrrr-awwwrrrerrr! says the leaf blower
Personal: · 1 comment
... and blew bits of lawn onto the sidewalk. Tired after a couple hours of that, he blew some cigarette butts back into the lawn and ...
24 Aug 2002: Buzzword Type Situation
Personal: · no comments
... the past couple of days I've been thinking of things as types of situations. There's a ...
9 Jul 2002: Quality Control Freak
Personal: ants, cleaning, household pests · no comments
... were just batty neat freaks, on par with the worst Odd Couple spinoff you could ever imagine. Little black clumps would coalesce ...
29 Jun 2002: Kludge-krrzzzoing
Meta: · 4 comments
... there's lots broken. A post and a couple of comments were lost in the upgrade; sorry about that. The photoblog is ...
11 Jun 2002: Ah, My Virgin Eyes!
Human Fuzzies: denmark, soccer · 5 comments
... can't you just pick one and stick with it? At a couple points, I was pretty sure I heard a wild "DK!" chant - in English. Am I ...
5 Jun 2002: Guestbloggers Coming
Meta: blog status updates · no comments
... this weekend, I've got lots of fun planned for the next couple days. Enter the guestbloggers. I'm sorry not to have provided a cute ...
9 May 2002: Super Someone
Meta, Whimsy: fan mail, Internet doodads · no comments
... Today, I walked down to the geology building with a couple of friends, because they were giving away a bunch of old maps. My ...
8 May 2002: Joys of Bandwidth; Stuff
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · 4 comments
... a background exhaustion you don't even notice, coupled with the throbbing stress headache of the soul that only comes from ...
15 Apr 2002: Many Things
Aimless: · 5 comments
... the First: I have randomly come into possession of a couple o' free postcards. If you want one, send me your post address; first ...
Personal: fan mail, menstruation · 6 comments
... And they're comfortable! I've stopped itching for the last couple days of my period. Yeah, I've got finicky skin and a couple chemical sensitivities, but this is the first time they've ever saved me ...
8 Apr 2002: gotta pee
Personal: bathroom etiquette, gender · 16 comments
... or drawing graffiti, or whatever, when some guy comes in a couple stalls down to pee. This is not a big deal. But no matter how ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
... riff material. Unfortunately, an introspective riff every couple of weeks is not sufficient to hold our ...
4 Apr 2002: and speaking of parody…
Links: Internet doodads, superheroes · no comments
... introduces me to a couple of important figures: He's an otherworldly arachnophobic Green Beret ...
Meta: · 2 comments
... the height of the dotcom frenzy, an emergency poncho, a couple of items I snagged when they cleaned out the department electronics shop ...
21 Feb 2002: Academic Angst
Personal, Teaching: · 3 comments
... just generalized grad-school-decisionmaking fears and a couple of the comments from yesterday's entry. Dogpile on Tinka! ...
14 Feb 2002: Heart Moon Puppy Love Muffin
Personal, Politics: doctors, hair, Valentine's Day · no comments
... compile the thing and I was tired. So instead I did a couple decidedly non-romantic things to mark the day - gave out Hello Kitty ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... angst. The registrar's office put out some figures a couple years ago showing that the women's mean grade point average at Tech was ...
11 Feb 2002: Sorry, try again
Personal: · no comments
... I've gotten all worked up about something. Anyway. A couple of weeks ago I was sitting in the hot tub* when this scraggly young man ...
13 Jan 2002: Shut Up, Artemis!
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... "Finance Budget Corporation," and "ExxonMobil," plus a couple impoverished theater companies looking for cheap rent. It was of course ...
8 Jan 2002: Fish-Blooded Bourgeois
Links, Meta, Personal: binders, highlighters, killing brain cells, office supplies, random classes, rollerball pens · 1 comment
... terms ever - I've got an applied math requirement, a couple of random classes that don't do anything but add heft to my schedule, ...
13 Dec 2001: progesterlicious
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... bleeding and the foreshocks of an oncoming cold, the past couple days I felt like I was in the early stage of a radiation-induced ...
10 Dec 2001: tuna fish sculpture
Food, Meta: cooking, groceries · no comments
Point #1: I tried to edit the comments file from two posts back and I seem to have broken it. So if you have anything to say about the Episcopal church, perhaps you can say it here, while I try to work out where this file handle resource has got to. Poi ...
2 Dec 2001: gender-bender
Meta: · no comments
... poetry. And I've certainly never been male, except in a couple of dreams, which I haven't blogged either. Which leaves me wondering ...
24 Nov 2001: oh no, not the hypothalamus!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... is dealing with Parkinson's while the other just had a couple tumors chopped out of his lung. He is in his own words a "tough old ...
21 Nov 2001: Consistency? What?
Meta: blogtinkery · no comments
... to change the look of an entire web site by editing just a couple of documents. The bad thing about style sheets and server-side includes ... to change the look of an entire web site by editing just a couple of documents. I had too much time on my hands tonight er... make that ...
14 Nov 2001: tuitive
Personal: · no comments
... just (well, a couple days ago) gotten a huge file of correspondence from two years ago, and ... the same bit of Holmensgade on two mornings in a row a couple weeks ago, but haven't seen him since. If we take the etymology a little ...
1 Nov 2001: mommy, don’t make me go home!
Personal: · no comments
... and it looks like I'm no exception - only in the last couple weeks have I started to find the people I like instead of the people I ...
20 Sep 2001: incommunicando
Aimless, Whimsy: · no comments
... acid on my calculator in chem lab, but I've still got a couple sketchbooks full of abortive comic strips and one-panel sarcastic ...
10 Sep 2001: crush kill destroy
Aimless, Meta: · no comments
... as blog entries at the rate of approximately one every couple days, depending on how "real" they are. Speaking of "real"... Britney ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... be extra-boring for your benefit, at least for the next couple of paragraphs. I live in a dorm (well, a collegium, it's a slightly ... one sort of sad and disturbing man at the bus stop a couple weeks ago who spoke approximately as much English as I do Danish) I ...
6 Sep 2001: outside my window
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... window, they're building a new Metro station, as well as a couple obscure sorts of office buildings. Since I'm seven floors up, the noise ... a mere three hours away, he hadn't been there until just a couple months ago. Even though the Iron Curtain is long gone, a trip to Hungary ...
3 Sep 2001: it almost makes sense…
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... it here, to another blogger's populist rant, and a couple of the comments put me in rant mode. It seems to me that there's this ...
22 Aug 2001: One True Blog
Personal: · 2 comments
... to Stockholm, and riding around on busses in Sweden for a couple days. The real trick is finding somebody to go with... ...
24 Jul 2001: I’m a Poser
Personal: · 1 comment
... that it just wasn't me. But, in the process I learned a couple things about wearing clothes that actually match. Multiple lessons ...
22 Jul 2001: Whoo!
Aimless: · no comments
... Eh. So no substance today, I'm burned out after the last couple of ...
14 Jul 2001: my cat is a huge grouch
Personal: · no comments
... pop in an old documentary about alley cats, which showed a couple scenes of educational cat sex. When I came back home for winter break, ...