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5 Dec 2015: Belated Brew Log: Massive Cider Edition
Food: apples, brewing, cider, crab apples, pears, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... kettle but I'm worried about how much oxygen got in there during the fiasco. Taste is tolerable but not promising. The herbed batch is ...
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... I am worried about the amount of oxygen that got in during the rather messy transfer - I guess the worst that happens is that I end ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... I would've expected to meet at least one person during the study who was actually bothered by them. Instead I met people who ... still have about a pot's worth of "Indian tea" given to me during the survey by a woman who didn't know it by any other name; I despair of ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... your other favorite foraging blogs, is running a challenge during the month of May. My mission, which of course I chose to accept: Prepare ... I mention that we tried to dig up some geoducks during the Supermoon? We failed. The 'ducks were out there but we totally ...
Food: edible flowers, flowers, infusions, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae · 2 comments
... bikecamping so I didn't decant it until Sunday night. During those two days it acquired rather more, well, I'll call it vegetal ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... the road I use is typically kept clear of snow and debris. During major road construction, detours for my mode of transportation are ... understand what I am doing and why. If I fear for my life during a traffic situation, I can expect that the other people involved will ...
1 Apr 2009: Employed at Last
Whimsy: April fools, wingnuts · 15 comments
... Earth hypothesis was one of a number of ideas proposed during the heady days following the discovery of sea-floor spreading. While the ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... soils with lots of fine clay particles will not liquefy during an earthquake. However, it's been very difficult to test this in the ...
Politics, Science: Pinatubo, US party politics, volcano monitoring, volcanoes · 32 comments
... basic science that always results from the data collected during routine monitoring - ignoring the general function of increased spending ...
Science: floods, hydrology, Iowa, unfinished drafts · no comments
... owes more to glaciers than to rivers and streams. During periods of sustained heavy rain, the soil will become waterlogged. As ...
23 Jan 2009: Cookbooks with Science
Food, Science: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, inverse methods, pie · 5 comments
... once before, and it turned out well enough, but that was during blackberry season when there were infinite blackberries - I'm a bit ...
4 Jan 2009: 2009 Blogolutions
Meta: · 4 comments
... Two years ago I made it all the way to March on that one. During January, I will be posting the most interesting of my half-finished ...
24 Dec 2008: Happy Twinkletree, Joyous Monkey
Aimless: · 3 comments
... for more instant gratification from your Internets during the christian holidays, well, at least you're not a dinosaur. Happy ...
18 Dec 2008: California is Safe?
Aimless: · 10 comments
... looked at county-level data on natural fatality hazards during the period 1970-2004 to produce a map of the most naturally hazardous ... a problem in this methodology. There were no "Big Ones" during the period 1970-2004. There were tragic earthquakes - San Fernando, ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... so much as live near, and drive over, the Iowa River during the flood of 1993. 6. Explore a limestone cave. Try Carlsbad Caverns in ...
27 Oct 2008: Where on (Google) Earth? #152
Aimless: · 10 comments
... now, wandering the geoblogosphere from winner to winner. During that time, we've covered all 7 continents and a whole buncha islands, ...
20 Oct 2008: Coffee Bean Bridging
Aimless: · 11 comments
... the well and wrecking the pump. If the gravel "bridges" during installation, leaving a gravel-free gap underneath, that's a place where ...
6 Oct 2008: Drill, Baby, Drill… for Geothermal!
Aimless: · 11 comments
... energy resources for the first time in over 30 years. During the past three decades, we've made significant progress on technology to ...
26 Sep 2008: What Planet is my Clafoutis From?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... debating which processes brought the plums into the pan during the Assemblian, but by the beginning of the Bakeat375ian, we know that ...
6 Sep 2008: You Know You’re Marrying a Geologist When…
Aimless: · 22 comments
... looking for zircon engagement rings. Zircons are forever. During the wedding portraits, you keep hearing the words "for scale" Who knew ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... brush Shirts that from a long way off look like flies During my first year in college, my body finally left its gawky adolescence and ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... in just to say "eh?" and "aboot" in Toronto?) would occur during the spring Joint Assembly. Instead of sensible jargon, we would all ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... days prior. While there were 5 other biggish earthquakes during those 28 years, there was no signal at the geyser either before or after ...
Science: · 14 comments
... contains more energy than all of the other earthquakes during that two year period on the planet combined. It is a curious fact of ... size of many earthquakes, especially those that occurred during the dawn of seismology in the first few decades of the 20th Century. So ...
17 Jun 2008: Another Lusi Update
Aimless: · 4 comments
... Lapindo acknowledges that its personnel made mistakes during drilling immediately before the eruptions - but of course, does not ...
Aimless: · 9 comments
... fed into hydrologic models to determine water elevations during freakishly wet years. Whether we're just having a statistical freakout, ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... bars threaded through them to hold the walls together during side-to-side shaking. On the West Coast, anything built after 1940 is ... with this apartment. One is that windows often break during big earthquakes, even in modern well-engineered buildings. Waking up ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... in the borehole, or the actions taken to control the well during the days before the eruption - were somehow deficient. Gentle readers, I ...
21 May 2008: The Scouring of Fossil Gorge
Aimless: · 6 comments
... back memories of the summer when it just. kept. raining. During a rare break in the weather in July 1993, my mother took me, my sister, ... didn't fall back below the spillway for another month. During the flood, the Iowa River swept off fifteen feet of topsoil and flood ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... me give you the soap opera summary: I burned out during undergrad. Dazed, packed with angst, and convinced I was too stupid for ... doesn't mean it is anything more than handy flotsam. During calmer periods, I feel kind of dumb, grabbing my flotsam with cramping ...
2 Apr 2008: Geology Jargon Ripe for Zombie Re-Animation
Aimless: · 26 comments
... the dimple accelerates the erosion of the underlying rock during freeze-thaw cycles. ... and that's all I can think of for now. Who's ...
21 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Repost: Sand Boil
Aimless: · 6 comments
... a network of contacts between individual soil grains. During an earthquake, this network is disrupted. But the stuff on top is still ...
29 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Desert Varnish
Aimless: · 5 comments
... has been sitting there untouched for thousands of years. During that time, it accumulated a thin coating of windblown gunk - mainly clay ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... but freakin' C&C Music Factory cassette showing up during a freakin' formative stage of my early adolescence, freakin' freak ...
15 Oct 2007: Whatever Doesn’t Kill Us Will Provide a Nice Soak
Personal, Science: camping, hot springs, Long Valley · 3 comments
... tourist, the odds are very low that an eruption will occur during the weekend you happen to be visiting. And did I mention there are hot ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... this year's freshmen were mere fetuses and infants during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Of course, I don't remember Loma ...
18 Apr 2007: Lollinks
Links, Personal, Whimsy: cat macros, psychology, test anxiety · 4 comments
... developed a related mental tic. Every so often, usually during a period of downtime in the middle of, e.g., finals, stress will hit in ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... lots of pictures. In fact, an awful lot of what goes on during talks is more like a pre-reading child telling stories about the ...
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
... the scientific method, which is why they tend to slip in during interviews anyway. The difference between science and pseudoscience. ...
11 Sep 2006: TA Training for Berzerkelers
Teaching: blog carnivals, grad school, teacher training · 6 comments
... discussion sections covering what to do during your first class, and some general tricks. This was actually useful. ... has been: where's the bathroom? This was not covered during any of the training sessions. Fortunately, there is a sign in the lobby ...
11 Aug 2006: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Months in Advance
Science: hazard mitigation, volcanoes · 12 comments
... "volcanotectonic" earthquakes that occurred on the island during ten years of activity at the Soufrière Hills volcano. By looking at the ... direction it had pulled and stretched it out like taffy. During the months leading up to each of three major eruption events, they ...
18 Jul 2006: One More Way in which Global Warming Can Kill You
Science: climate change, unlikely catastrophes, volcanoes · 16 comments
... massive volcanic collapses, like the one that occurred during the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens but with less warning and more ... Lucia Capra looked at the dates of volcanic collapses during the last ~30,000 years and found that most of them occurred during ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... very well; more people means more touchy-feely bloviating during Council. Time scales: the hippie nerd commune of my dreams is a chosen ...
26 Oct 2005: How Homosexuality Hurts You
Politics, Science: queerness, smart-assery, yeast · 3 comments
... for the major genotype, an intermediate produced during same-sex mating. These studies demonstrate how cryptic same-sex ...
28 Sep 2005: Hump Day a Lump a Dump Day
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: Hans Island, idiocy, kugel · no comments
... of several accounts of the discovery of Hans Island during the 1871 Polaris expedition headed by U.S. explorer Charles Francis ...
20 Sep 2005: Climate Change in Human Teeth
Science: climate change, stable isotopes, teeth · no comments
... Climatic Change): In order to study climate variations during the last 1700 years in eastern France, fifty-eight oxygen isotope ... attributed to an increased proportion of summer rainfall during the "Little Ice Age" time frame in Lorraine. Oxygen has three stable ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... I'll be getting ideas from casual conversations and asides during class, when a professor lifts an eyebrow and says "you know, this would be a good thing to ask about during orals" - which happens all. The. Time. Agh! Anyway. The Balclutha, ...
12 Sep 2005: The 4th Circuit Pees on the 4th Amendment
Politics: civil liberties, fascist police states, FEMA · 2 comments
... of criminal charges, holding that such authority is vital during wartime to protect the nation from terrorist attacks. [...] The ...
27 Aug 2005: What I Learned in the Field This Month
Science: field work, photoblog, Yosemite · no comments
... probe, as these things have a tendency to be washed away during spring floods. Errors: ...
24 Aug 2005: Items
Personal: co-op living, rush week · 6 comments
... of sororities in general. But now I'm living on Frat Row, during Rush Week; every three hours or so, the house across the street bursts ...
Uncategorized: guest posts, rock blogging · 3 comments
... open spaces and communities built on trust. But I digress: during my last trip, to Saturna Island, I found some cool-looking rocks (click ...
Science: driving, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 5 comments
... interchange between I-5 and CA-14 is a bad place to be during an earthquake. It's right smack on the Santa Susana Fault Zone, and has collapsed twice so far; I fully expect it to fall down during every major event on any of the nearby thrust faults, and they'll keep ...
20 Jun 2005: Testing the Future
Meta: call for guestbloggers, folk music, have an mp3 · 12 comments
... chance to look back fondly upon the fabulous days of June, during the hopefully-not-too-much-less-fabulous days of July and maybe August, ...
17 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Beach Balls
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... where it used to be. If you stand straddling the fault during an earthquake, your legs will be yanked in opposite directions and ... side represents the other. One of them moves straight up during the earthquake, the other moves straight down; it doesn't matter which ...
27 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Keiiti Aki Memorial Edition
Science: basalt, igneous rocks, rock blogging, volcanoes · 1 comment
... is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. During Indian Ocean daylight hours, check out the ...
16 May 2005: I Wish I Were Covered in Fuzzy Knobs
Links, Meta, Personal: anti-spam, cnidarians, hyperopia, myopia, vision · 4 comments
... sky and drizzle. The tree buds that were poised to explode during the rain have emerged today and are exhibiting their unique shade of ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... dictate that rich people's houses fall down all the time during earthquakes (the earth eats the rich!), as do poor people's tenement ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... Mac'n'Cheez. I must take care to eat extra grain-fed beef during the warm seasons to keep my Monsanto-ADM AgraVedic dosha from becoming ...
18 Apr 2005: For Millennia, Google Has Spoken
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: essay contests, googlefu · 3 comments
... measure time intervals in microseconds. You can take times during a code run and at the end of the world as we know it. "This is the only ...
15 Apr 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Sand Boils
Science: liquefaction, rock blogging · 7 comments
... a network of contacts between individual sand grains. During an earthquake, if the sand grains are loosely packed, this network is ...
30 Mar 2005: Pharmaceuticals
Politics: pharmacists · 7 comments
... and Human Services); pharmacists who leave their jobs during an epidemic are subject to the death penalty. Moreover, all high school ...
14 Feb 2005: Fun with Creationist Plate Tectonics
Science: debunking, plate tectonics, young earthers · 11 comments
... Tectonics and the ancient theory of the division of land during the time of Peleg are (1) how it happened, (2) when it happened, and (3) ...
1 Feb 2005: Ownership Society
Personal: capitalism sucks, money, public radio · 7 comments
... radio personalities will say anything and everything during fund drives, so one oughtn't read too much into this... but they've ...
1 Jan 2005: Extension of Radio Silence
Personal: blog status updates, Christmas · 2 comments
... that I need to be told that it's okay to shop during my layover! I could choose the wrong rental car company! God forbid I ...
3 Nov 2004: Back on the Horse
Politics: angst, Internet activism, presidential elections, Ralph Nader, US party politics · 2 comments
... more in the non-zero sum vein, as Brand suggested, the enduring impact of this election may force everyone to be stronger leaders at ...
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 just dislodged one. Ahem: Going to ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... of the election - voters in large states have more power during close elections, while voters in small states have more power in ...
13 Jul 2004: Memo to the Guy in the Escalade
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cars, driving, etiquette, SUVs · no comments
... pumps be occupied at all times, with minimal time losses during maneuvers to and from the pump. This can be most easily accomplished if, ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... these years would be balanced out by additional recharge during wet cycles. I snagged the numbers from a white paper on climate change ...
25 Mar 2004: The Neon Leg Warmer of the Caribbean
Politics: Haiti, Somalia, tourism, war · 1 comment
... with listening to news on the local Pacifica affiliate during NPR pledge drives is that at Pacifica, they tend to see history (and ...
1 Mar 2004: hey look I’m trendy
Meta: · 3 comments
... jpgs off my server every time they reload their own pages during study hall. I'm not wholly satisfied with my automagically generated ...
4 Sep 2003: Known Data Problems
Aimless: · no comments
... problem is confined to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands during the early 1960s. This, from the same genius organization that presents ...
14 Jul 2003: And The Internet Melted
Personal: camping, photography · no comments
... all true at night, but after trying to walk up one hill during the day I was forced to retreat to the air conditioned shelter of a ...
17 May 2003: If I Were A Matrix: Reloaded Focus Group
Human Fuzzies: movie reviews, sci-fi · 1 comment
... freezing than barefoot-movie-normal. A speaker blew out during the previews, and then the sound system got super confused and kept cutting in and out during the movie. On the other hand, my squeaky wheel of a date scored us free ...
26 Apr 2003: Tenure’s No Damn Good!
Aimless: · 2 comments
... their offices. The same ones who are easy to track down during the week, because they're usually in their offices, working quietly and ...
21 Jan 2003: Hmm
Meta: · 3 comments
... it's like to really want pancakes, like we wanted pancakes during the Depression. I want pancakes. I feel random today. My socks are ...
23 Nov 2002: Professional Ensemble
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... Sousa marches later. Or that's how it works in theory, and during most rehearsals. At the concert, of course, everyone just plays whatever ...
22 Jul 2002: Golden Rule vs. Satanist Credo Payoff Matrix
Links: · 4 comments
... Department tacticians used to defeat the Godless Soviets during the Cold War can be used to defeat Godlessness here in our own ...
19 Jun 2002: PE Class Revolution
Links: dance, exercise, guest posts · 2 comments
... like I'd finally discovered what I'd been training for during all those years of step aerobics classes. Now, a SoCal school is ...
11 Apr 2002: Rampaging Hordes of Someones
Meta: · no comments
... dumb irrelevant things about the cartoon giraffes I drew during today's evolutionary psychology lecture. most disgusting candy item ...
31 Mar 2002: Catching Up with Someone
Meta, Whimsy: · 8 comments
... the abyss. when in doubt, punt Good advice, even during basketball season. I'll keep it in mind. odds botkins! Just what I ...
9 Mar 2002: Love That Love Dart
Links, Science, Whimsy: · 4 comments
... near their heads. Snails also have lips, and they kiss during foreplay. As far as I know, people and snails are the only critters to ...
1 Mar 2002: Ps and Qs and PDQ
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... isn't enough incentive, we get a nice array of snacks during rehearsal breaks with the skilled, serious, always-in-tune Caltech ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... and one person to remind me that everyone feels this way during winter term. I'll go to Mongolia later, I guess. On a slight tangent, ...
14 Jan 2002: Goats
Links: · no comments
... or a goat; this is the form the professor posed to us during a lecture break on Friday. So we immediately tried to work out what the ...
24 Dec 2001: Tackiest Ever
Politics: · no comments
... minds of the corn fields? I can understand such displays during, say, World War Two, when American citizens at home were actually ...
19 Dec 2001: Jane’s Packing Hints
Aimless: dreams · no comments
... purple oysters and bronchial tubes when she sneezes during an appearance on my talk show). Do the small stuff last. Rinse, lather, ...
10 Dec 2001: tuna fish sculpture
Food, Meta: cooking, groceries · no comments
... has got to. Point #2: In the middle of the afternoons, during my favorite snack time, BBC Prime puts on a fun show which they call ...
19 Oct 2001: trains
Personal: · no comments
... it's so much effort...) I took the overnight train, and during false dawn it pulled into Cologne (or Köln, if zou're zo ... out all the parts of town that hadn't been smashed to bits during WWII, and of course walking into the cathedral while the organist was ...
15 Oct 2001: No More Mr. Nipple
Whimsy: nipples, wtf · no comments
... only for the men who enjoy them. Whatever. But sometime during the long process of reclaiming my body from the grip of patriarchy, I ...
5 Oct 2001: Life in Copenhagen
Aimless, Personal: · no comments
... sheep yet, but I have been rejected by a Danish cow. During a retreat to the tiny village of Brorfelde, we toured an organic farm - ...
28 Sep 2001: Rescheduling
Personal: · no comments
... flights to London. This is good. On the other hand, during coffee break the professor figured out that Jane and I were from ...
20 Sep 2001: incommunicando
Aimless, Whimsy: · no comments
... celebrate, here's Salvaged Item #3, which is what we wrote during my very first ever calculus study group back in high school. The 10 ...
6 Sep 2001: outside my window
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... up, the noise isn't too bad, and I can sleep through it during most parts of my sleep cycle - in fact, all the parts except the one I'm ... cities, Copenhagen did not have the crap bombed out of it during World War Two; it's easy to forget that a war was fought on this soil ...
5 Sep 2001: EZ Math
Personal: diary, math · no comments
... At this rate, I'll have time to learn everything I need during the gaps between non-trivial statements in lecture. It's nice, really, ...
29 Jul 2001: leftover stuff
Personal: · 1 comment
... day (it's always been that) but my favorite fantasy object during the rest of the day. I've been having fantasies about fantasizing, ...
5 Jul 2001: corn with pig dna
Meta: excess energy, introductions, pretentions · no comments
... Three in the morning, and I still have to go job hunting during business hours tomorrow, or I'll be stuck desexing fields of Monsanto's ...