Search Results: early
25 Sep 2016: Belated Brew Log (Again)
Food: brewing, cider, Rosaceae · no comments
... is probably) the last batch of this year's cider. The 2016 Early Scrumpy was about half little early crab apples, the red elongated ones that are common around here as ...
5 Dec 2015: Belated Brew Log: Massive Cider Edition
Food: apples, brewing, cider, crab apples, pears, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... - Bryant Scrumpy This was a mix of apples and pears from early to mid-season trees in my neighborhood. The tricky part about making ... I'm that excited about. #2 - Crabby Scrumpy By early October, the weird little tree by the bike trail that looks and tastes ...
11 Jul 2015: Azalea Galls: Food or Death?
Food: · no comments
... that you can acquire pleasantly sour (at least to the early settlers) ...and it seems that it's made its way to at least one ... is a historical tradition of eating something - and clearly there are many people who've eaten pinxter apples - that is all the ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... bigger batch next year, with better attention to filtering early in the process. Last but not least, I've been drinking the dandelion ...
27 Oct 2013: Dandelion Bitter Brown Ale
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, Cannabaceae, dandelions, Food, yarrow · 2 comments
... to the 1.06 the recipe called for - so, 5.5-6% ABV.) Not nearly as bitter as the initial wort - I actually really enjoyed what I drank ...
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... to make them taste right. I think I might've been a little early with these - even after they'd spent a week on my counter turning deep ...
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
... entries: It was a warm spring, so all the berries are early. Last night I made my first batch of purple jam - blackberries, oregon grapes, salal, a handful of early elderberries. Lemon balm / borage tuna salad is super great. Borage is ...
14 May 2013: Pickled Broom Buds
Food: Fabaceae, pickles · no comments
... time, I barely got anything, because I was trying too early - there were only a couple of flowers in bloom per plant. The second ...
30 Mar 2013: Japanese Knotweed Straws
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, garnishes, knotweed, Polygonaceae, Rosaceae · no comments
... scant handful of broombuds - I might've been a bit early for these. The very first few full flowers were out, but most of the buds ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
From the garden today: Dandelion greens, bittercress, chickweed, a bit of fennel. I have always liked the taste of bittercress, but never used it as a salad green until I learned that there is no such thing as the salad police. Nobody will come to arrest ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... We've constructed intricate social machines which clearly do harm, even as they tend to seem reasonable as individual interactions. ...
17 Jun 2012: Pineappleweed/Chamomile Liqueur
Food: Asteraceae, Lamiaceae, lemon balm, liqueurs, pineappleweed · 8 comments
... out with about half a cup: Granted, it's still on the early side of the season; I did walk by a few patches that hadn't flowered yet. ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... to be a forager, I've found myself stuck in late spring/early summer doldrums more years than not. Wild greens have grown past their ...
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
... bitters. Nocino I strained and filtered the nocino in early September. It's on the shelf and won't be ready until next ... full of oregon grapes, plus a handful of sour cherries and early season blackberries and maybe a couple of cloves, a cup or two of sugar, ...
18 Jul 2011: This Year’s Nocino Recipe
Food: infusions, Juglandaceae, liqueurs · no comments
... English walnuts; most of my black walnut sources appeared nearly empty, and even the big one by the bike trail only yielded a handful. ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... whom I have only one thing in common... well, there's clearly something going on. And I went back and forth over whether to use the ... construction, detours for my mode of transportation are clearly marked. New buildings are required to include parking designed ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... started to deliver earthquake alerts. (NB: This earthquake early warning system is not the same as earthquake prediction. Early warning systems cannot tell us when a fault will rupture in an ...
19 Feb 2009: Earth Scientists on Stamps
Human Fuzzies, Science: darwin, milankovitch, philately, richter, science in pop culture, stamps · 13 comments
... and Greenland, but not in recognition of his ill-fated early support of continental drift. The stamps honored his work in polar ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... tremor and slip on the Cascadia subduction zone occurring early this spring will trigger the long-dreaded subduction zone megathrust ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... dune more than 200 feet high - Aw, dang, this means the nearly 200 foot dunes at the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore don't count. 21. ... Aboriginal name of Uluru), Australia. This inselberg of nearly vertical Precambrian strata is about 2.5 kilometers long and more than ...
4 Nov 2008: Evelyn Julia Brumm, Rest in Peace
Aimless: · 8 comments
My grandmother died early this morning after a short battle with cancer. She was 85. This is not a ... hard to write. However. Grandma voted by absentee ballot early last week, before the morphine took over. If she managed to vote, so can ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... Kimberly is interested in the relationship between early experiences with catcalling and current experiences. The survey she is ... involving sexual intimacy where men killed women were clearly planned in advance. The killings of separated partners involved 'careful ...
Links: · 3 comments
A few more announcements while I'm catching up with the blogonets: I will be hosting the next edition of the Carnival of Feminists on September 24. Please send me your best recent women-in-science posts (or non-sciencey feminist-oriented posts, if you mus ...
6 Sep 2008: You Know You’re Marrying a Geologist When…
Aimless: · 22 comments
... promise not to be fault-finders with each other, and she nearly dumps you She keeps asking if you've tried licking it She asks you to rub ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... via an implant in the arm, plus a progestin in four yearly injections. "The pharmaceutical industry is completely disconnected from ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... was given a roman numeral, first II and then IV. For the early 1800's, it was known as Saturn VI. The numbering convention was I for the ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... full of steel, but we didn't figure this out until the early 70s (thanks in part to lessons learned from the 1970 San Fernando ...
21 May 2008: The Scouring of Fossil Gorge
Aimless: · 6 comments
... all my pet geologic events equally, so there, nyah.) The nearly record-setting floods on the Mississippi River this spring have brought ...
16 Apr 2008: RIP Ed Lorenz
Aimless: · 4 comments
... as they can be found in the MIT obituary. But back in the early 60s, when he was trying to figure out why weather prediction was so ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... A Social History of Truth, Steven Shapin's study of how early modern English gentleman's etiquette was appropriated for scientific ... the world. While Shapin doesn't move beyond the context of early modern England or speculate about what modern scientific culture might ...
11 Mar 2008: Jello Salad is a Weird Ethnic Food
Aimless: · 21 comments
... for a bit. Would that have happened if we hadn't been so clearly geeky-looking, i.e., white and Asian? Hah. I suppose it's possible, ...
Aimless: · 4 comments
... K. Schmitta, Malcolm T. McCullochb and Oscar M. Loveraa, Early (?4.5 Ga) Formation of Terrestrial Crust: Lu-Hf , ?18O, and Ti ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... showing up during a freakin' formative stage of my early adolescence, freakin' freak augh... yeah. Aa-augh... yeah. Some ...
31 Jan 2008: Hello World
Meta: introduction · 31 comments
... even missing your blog!), and my profile page is not nearly as verbose as it could be. It'll get there in time. You can expect to ... or reveal the titillating details of my sex life. Clearly, all the fun has already been sucked out of my writing, leaving behind a ...
4 Jan 2008: Caucus
Politics: Dennis Kucinich, Iowa caucuses, Iowa City, presidential elections · no comments
... down the hall, back again, and out the door, and that was early - we showed up shortly after 6. While in line, we were entertained by a ...
18 Dec 2007: Grading Codes I Want to Give
Teaching: funny, grading, students say the darndest things · 1 comment
... to throttle their high school teachers. C: You are clearly just putting shit down on the page because it is vaguely related to what ...
23 Oct 2007: Free and Open-Source Learnin’s
Links, Science: freebies, open source, podcasts, textbooks · 2 comments
... these for review, which is why they're there, but we're clearly getting a significant number of outside listeners as well. It gives me ...
22 Oct 2007: Carnivalling
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, civil liberties, scientiae · 1 comment
... his foot so that I no longer need to get out of bed early enough to listen to Morning Edition. So my brain is foggy about dredging ...
15 Oct 2007: Whatever Doesn’t Kill Us Will Provide a Nice Soak
Personal, Science: camping, hot springs, Long Valley · 3 comments
... has been labeled a "scenic loop". Business suffered in the early 1980s, after the USGS issued an eruption warning. Sure, the area is at ...
28 Sep 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: UC TA Strike
Politics: academia, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, labor unions · no comments
... - Kékélé, Congo Life The House: "So Early In The Spring" - Pentangle, So Early In The Spring The Inside: "Variations In C On "God Save The King" - ...
2 Sep 2007: Why I’m a Geophysicist
Personal, Science, Teaching: college education, turning to the dark side · 5 comments
... because Caltech had a science breadth requirement. My early earth science education was not very compelling - a 7th-grade class ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... Noel Ignatiev, ed. This is a collection of essays from the early years of the eponymous magazine, devoted to abolishing the white race (by ... we see in modern court cases and media discussions are clearly not new. Altogether a dry and depressing read; my bookmark is stuck about ...
26 Jul 2007: Galveston Bids for Darwin Award
Politics, Science: idiocy, natural hazards, urban planning · 3 comments
... in American history — are about to approve nearly 4,000 new homes and two midrise hotels despite geologists’ warnings ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... with last night.) But why is that? Part of it, clearly, is the way the right wing has such a stranglehold on the concept of ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... a carnival of odd isotopes and new elements. Most of the early cyclotrons and synchrotrons have been dismantled to make room for modern ... up at LBNL; I'm not sure if any of the desktop-sized early cyclotrons survive or not. It'd be a shame if they are no longer around. ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... does that mean I am selfish? - is as common as dirt and nearly as invisible. Let me pause here to note that the human need for ...
Politics: bravery, rape · 7 comments
... in a bar in Noe Valley that draws a mostly local crowd -- early on most days, the patrons were older folks like the 93-year-old who got ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... body displayed for the approval of a male audience. And clearly, if you object, it's only because you think smart women can't possibly be ...
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... far as formulating and testing a proper hypothesis, but nearly everyone on the West Coast has a story to share or a question to ask when ...
18 Feb 2007: Ediacaran Fossil Embryos
Science: cnidarians, embryos, paleontology, Precambrian · 2 comments
... that they are, indeed, the embryonic/larval form of these early anthozoans. For comparison, here's the only remotely similar picture I ... So the discovery of a complete embryonic sequence of early cnidarian wouldn't help much in the race to figure out what the hell was ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... grooming practices have largely been determined by my early acceptance of a forced choice between intelligence and femminess), I just ...
29 Sep 2006: Friday Rock Blogging, Mailbag Edition
Science: mystery rocks, rock blogging · 8 comments
... I can say about this rock: wherever it came from, it's clearly been rolling around as a cobble for a long time. I bet its P-wave ...
5 Sep 2006: The Hottest “Science” Bloggers
Meta, Whimsy: disciplinary hierarchy, scientists · 1 comment
... Mr. McMoots, though not a blogger, is a neuroscientist). Clearly, adding in the rest of us geo-nonbiologists would just be unfair ...
4 Sep 2006: Household Goodness
Personal: domesticity, gardening, photoblog · 2 comments
... in, I've only gotten three ripe ones so far, from that early-fruiting stalwart Stupice. They were no bigger than most cherry tomatoes, ...
25 Aug 2006: Am I an Old Fart?
Teaching, Whimsy: college mindset, old fogeyism · 9 comments
... school newspapers. - hang on, when did that happen? I clearly missed a point of outrage Small white holiday lights have always been in ...
12 Aug 2006: How To Grab Google’s Attention
Meta: search requests · 10 comments
... other search engines - but Google traffic wins out by nearly two orders of magnitude). In five years of blogging, I've meandered ...
4 Aug 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Storms on Titan
Science: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, methane, Titan · 3 comments
... had a lovely Friday iTunes tarot reading nearly prepared last week when the competing Oracle of Firefox and Accidentally ... Past: Itkin - Värttinä (Ilmatar) The Future: The Early Mist - Wolfstone (The Chase) The Questioner: Miss Pig - The Indecisives ...
7 Jun 2006: A Brief Discussion of Other People’s Politics
Politics: climate change, plumbers, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... had a post all prepared about how clean running water is clearly more important than sex, because we put up with shit from plumbers that ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... my brain will be swapped with the soul of an evil tomato, nearly wrecking my life while I engage in comic salad hijinks trying to get my ...
11 May 2006: Wine is for Men*
Human Fuzzies, Politics: lazy journalism, wine · 2 comments
... to be myths, and too specific to be archetypes, but they clearly come from some Platonic Realm of Cultural Construction and not individual ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... tawdry; also, spurious, counterfeit. How did I live nearly a quarter-century without learning that one? Why HR 4337 is a queer ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... analysis of patriarchy. In this post, Ampersand is clearly not using "patriarchy" as a term that's associated with any particular ...
23 Feb 2006: About Aboutas Aboutamus
Human Fuzzies: pirate jokes, words, writing · 4 comments
... from the connotation of undershooting associated with "nearly", and is less tedious than "approximately". I suppose its multiple ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... against the words they chose to use. Also, I would dearly love to live in a schmatriarchal society. I'm pretty sure the experience ...
8 Dec 2005: AGU Four
Links, Personal, Politics: american geophysical union, feminism, peer review, pharmacists, socks · 3 comments
... Research Letters" or "Tectonophysics" wouldn't be nearly as cool as socks that said "Advances in Complexity". Maybe I'm in the ...
6 Dec 2005: AGU Two
Personal: american geophysical union, beer, conference blogging · no comments
... very little consolation. BARTing home, I sat by some early adolescent youth, who were about averagely rambunctious for their age. ...
26 Nov 2005: My Neighbors Are Penis Zombies
Politics: Berzerkeley, rape, sexism · 4 comments
... peer review! Half-assed philosophy of law is pretty clearly outside the realm of the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, as are ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
... value of myth is often severely missing the point, and nearly always irritatingly rationalist. Two Apropos the recent girlcott of ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... banal and derivative; I don't know how many other states nearly-identical legislation has been proposed in, but it's more than zero, for ... A Trojan Pony for Unions I own little dribs and drabs of nearly every large corporation in the US (yay index funds!). The officers of ...
29 Oct 2005: Operation Frozen Beaver a Dismal Failure
Politics: flags, Hans Island · 4 comments
... specially-designed Hans Island flag smushed; clearly Mother Nature recognizes Danish sovereignty: Like the Inukshuk, the ...
19 Oct 2005: My Favorite Cop-Out
Links: depression, museums · 6 comments
Clearly I have other things to be doing than writing limericks about this year's ballot ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Human Fuzzies: academic politics, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · no comments
... merely hope that things turn out well for all involved. Clearly my fellow students are in favor of pirating and pillaging any funds we ...
12 Sep 2005: The 4th Circuit Pees on the 4th Amendment
Politics: civil liberties, fascist police states, FEMA · 2 comments
... from strangers. Emergency management flunkies have clearly been working themselves to the bone to put the citizenry in their proper, ...
6 Sep 2005: Berkeley Time
Personal, Politics: art, Berzerkeley, co-op living · 10 comments
... own, through the exciting process of being ridiculously early to their first class. Meanwhile, back in the House of Applied Queer ...
18 Aug 2005: A Book and Two Movies
Human Fuzzies: bears, book reviews, charles darwin, movie reviews, penguins, pirates · 2 comments
... awful). No story arc, lots of bland eulogizing, not nearly enough wildlife shots. March of the Penguins - by contrast, this is ...
13 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 9-12
Personal: photoblog, Scandinavia, travelogue · no comments
... alas, there was no more time; my parents' vacation was nearly over, and it was time to head down to Kristiansand, where Lil' Miss ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... trust a travel agent. We arrived N hours early at the Minneapolis airport ("we" being my parents, my sister, and ... ending or a mistake on our part. Since we were leaving so early, they told us to just leave it like that, and gave us funny looks when we ...
31 Jul 2005: Oh Yes, Minnesota
Personal: customs, Minnesota, mosquitoes, travelogue · 11 comments
... the stillness of a Minnesota dawn*, which had penetrated nearly skin-deep when the mosquitoes found me. Having smashed half a dozen and ...
15 Jul 2005: Attn: Skandinavisker
Personal: denmark, Scandinavia, trains, travelogue · no comments
... a few fans for your trains and youth hostels? When it is nearly 30 (tredive) of your earth units outside, a breeze is most delig. Sealing ...
Science: driving, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 5 comments
... very nice anticline exposed on the western side that very nearly made me rear-end the guy in front of me. Though there's nothing so ...
17 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Beach Balls
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... Sumatra earthquake looks like the fault might've been nearly vertical, but in this case, the fault was nearly parallel to the earth's surface. *I did feel Hector Mine, but that was ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... very nearly dragged a whole Hugo Schwyzer thread into the dirt here. But this blog ...
31 Mar 2005: Today’s RSS Zeitgeist: Cheapskates
Politics: classism, consumerism, eccentricity, money · 6 comments
... help perpetuate poverty. Why haven't I seen this put so clearly ...
Meta, Personal: academia, Announcements · 11 comments
... for projects to proceed efficiently. Sometimes they clearly haven't been paying attention ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... that I lived in a dorm with a coed naked hot tub? Clearly not enough to garner a significant audience, as is the way of the world - ... (in practice it didn't always work out so well) - and clearly freaking the fuck out every step of the way. Learning to accept the ...
18 Jan 2005: The Joys of Nasal Irrigation
Personal: bodily fluids, colds, home remedies, medicine · 11 comments
... mysterious fatty goo in my nose pores, and last night I nearly ran out of handkerchief. Yogic wisdom 1, Bioré 0. The ...
11 Jan 2005: Mmmm Rocket Fuel
Politics, Science: earthquakes, ground water, perchlorate, pollution · no comments
... wells only fluctuated by an inch and a half, which isn't nearly so spectacular as the fluctuations observed in Virginia (bedrock wells ...
7 Dec 2004: Old Enough to Buy My Own Candy
Human Fuzzies, Links: candy, Christmas, Hanukkah, nostalgia · 2 comments
... and the cover features a guy in a doublet and sunglasses. Early music with the fashion sensibilities of a cheesy 80s movie! What's not to ...
2 Nov 2004: Election Surprise: Squid!
Personal, Politics: · 2 comments
... of precincts that get their counts finished and reported early? Meanwhile back at the ranch, I've gotten a couple hundred extra hits in ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... a right, not a privilege. So there you have it... vote early and often, kids, and have a very merry Election ...
20 Oct 2004: AAA Pays Off
Personal: American Automobile Association, driving, jalopies · 2 comments
... I might! This rain has been rainy for sure, but it's clearly not in excess of the design storm, for any reasonable choice of design ...
28 Sep 2004: Movies Lately
Human Fuzzies: media politics, movie reviews · 1 comment
... - the robots, and the associated visual pastiche of early-to-Golden Age styles, were much more interesting than the tributes to ... will grant it a kind of epistimologic privilege it clearly hasn't earned. Whether it's because people think the sum of all lies is ...
4 Aug 2004: Dentist to the Stars?
Personal: dentistry · 4 comments
... They're long and dreadfully dull, but don't involve nearly so much squealy drilling as filling cavities. Plus, the array of ...
25 Jul 2004: Education Reform Blah Blah
Politics: · 2 comments
... process. I'm an intelligent young person who very nearly went into teaching. The mind-numbing credentialing process didn't put me ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... disaster. Having worked with the SoCal water supply for nearly a year now, I've been feeling like I should have a response, and what ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
... the angst by the bull horns and have at all those things early twentysomethings are supposed to have bullshit angst at, what? Excerpts ...
2 Feb 2004: Linky Roundup
Links: · 2 comments
... (and has a hotel) . Thus, Times New Roman is clearly not more modern than Courier New! The Bushies lied to us ... cable is inexpensive and only slightly ugly" were very nearly of no use. But I won in the end! Apparently, we were supposed to ...
28 Jan 2004: Learning from Experience
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Cactaceae, prickly pear · 3 comments
... for this particular variety (beavertail?), though it's clearly somewhere between mild and flavorless. Orangerine-clove pound cake with ...
24 Jan 2004: Ha ha
Politics: Internet activism, same-sex marriage · 2 comments
... taking the poll to Capitol Hill. "We made the decision early on not to do that," Smith admitted, "because of how, as I say, the ...
19 Jan 2004: Counting Dirty Words
Human Fuzzies: Congressional shenanigans, swear words · no comments
... arse-based equivalents. Some Representative's aide is clearly shirking his or her thesaurus-work. Swear-list compiler, have you no ...
18 Jan 2004: Someone Again
Meta: · no comments
... has been getting a lot of empty submissions lately; it's clearly time to re-jigger the whosit filters. Then, of course, there's the ...
9 Jan 2004: Ugly Duckling Fabric Magic
Personal: · 1 comment
... of aesthetic self-organization. And they don't prevent nearly so many fashion catastrophes! Also what Rana said about ...
15 Dec 2003: No Demons Without Monkeys
Uncategorized: monkeys · 1 comment
... when a mortal is going to say, "Your drugs, cash, and sex nearly convinced me. The pleasures of material existence almost justify turning ...
9 Dec 2003: Snekaos i L.A.?
Links, Politics, Whimsy: Local Politics, Los Angeles, snow · 5 comments
... cannot build a snowman from first principles, you are clearly unfit to run the city. I suggest a sabbatical in Sweden or ...
9 Nov 2003: What I’m Reading
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... mucking about with toys. There follow a very many rules, nearly enough to build a photo-judging Roche-bot, which I think would be a fun ...
10 Sep 2003: Epic Immuno-Suppressing Battles
Human Fuzzies: · 6 comments
... Nerd takes place deep within individual souls. Some have clearly been won to one side or the other - Kerouac is a hipster, Carl Sagan is a ...
4 Sep 2003: Known Data Problems
Aimless: · no comments
... confined to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands during the early 1960s. This, from the same genius organization that presents the method ...
22 Aug 2003: But You Still Have Two Kidneys, Scott!
Politics: California politics, criminals, media politics, organ donation, political tactics · 2 comments
... effort, to be followed by a "why I dropped out so early, O, my crushed ideals, like kneecaps!" interview in some worthy ...
14 Aug 2003: 135
Politics: · 2 comments
... Candidates! Ooooh. Aaah. I woke up late last night slash early this morning, believing for a good fifteen seconds that civilization was ...
5 Aug 2003: Mandatory Events
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... was not a great way to put myself to sleep; it's a sad, early bedtime for me ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... fail, I may well be forced to buy in to the system; nearly all the classified ads in the paper are placed by such agencies, and it's ...
9 Jul 2003: The Difference Between Shit and the Internet
Whimsy: blogular wanking, feces, Internet overload, shit · 36 comments
... but such efforts are unwarranted. The Internet is clearly not shit, as this simple comparison table shows. Shit The ... boredom, listlessness and ennui The Internet has no clearly defined color, but is probably shiny Won't fit in your toilet Can ...
31 Mar 2003: See My Tanned Blisters!
Personal: Hawaii, hawaiian volcano observatory, kilauea, lava trees, papayas, travelogue, volcanoes · no comments
... relationship to Hawai'i is clearly doomed to be one of unrequited affection. The island doesn't hate me ...
15 Feb 2003: Return to Soda Bottles
Personal: · 4 comments
... made of polyester, or clothes without wrinkles. I clearly can't have both, so I must choose. That was my one nice generic ...
13 Jan 2003: Nouveau Royalty
Whimsy: · 3 comments
... will apparently come due on Thursdays this term, so clearly there's something special going on. Wednesday is the day for me to be ...
10 Dec 2002: Dilemma
Personal, Politics: · 6 comments
... other hand, the world doesn't always work as it should. Clearly, the correct thing to do is blog and play NetHack. And while I'm ...
16 Nov 2002: Someone’s Dinner
Meta: · no comments
... hardly a sensible relation. You're clearly not taking this therapy seriously. I give up. I need the info so I dont ...
8 Nov 2002: Mmmeat
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bacterial symbionts, diet, digestion, goats, vegetarianism · no comments
... last time I've had meat, apart from last night. Quite clearly it's been long enough for several important meat-digesting strains of E. ...
17 Oct 2002: Recovery?
Personal: · 6 comments
... bottles, a sprinkling of t-shirts and tote bags, and many nearly novel novelty keychains. On a second sweep, it became apparent that about ...
7 Oct 2002: Tour de Gym
Personal: · 2 comments
... After all, everyone else looks silly, even the guy who clearly spends his every waking moment in the corner with the free weights. But ...
21 Aug 2002: Old Forgotten Someones
Meta: · no comments
... long enough. There were some bugs in the script early on which gave me a bit of an advantage (since I have more pictures in the ...
Whimsy: · 4 comments
... status of a dinner date is riding on it, you see. Vote early and often, you get new choices each time, it's terribly exciting. Also, ...
1 Aug 2002: Panties Ready for Bunching
Personal: socks, trolling · 3 comments
... to staggering heights of flabbergasted outrage. As I noted early on, socks are the most wonderfully fun pieces of clothing ever - or at ...
26 Jul 2002: Someone was Long Overdue
Meta: · no comments
... for a while, it's time to return and answer an old, but clearly urgent, query: why is a mouse when it twirls? The real answer has to do ...
19 Jun 2002: PE Class Revolution
Links: dance, exercise, guest posts · 2 comments
Though I've only played Dance Dance Revolution a few times, I really enjoyed it. It felt like I'd finally discovered what I'd been training for during all those years of step aerobics classes. Now, a SoCal school is letting kids play in PE class. Luck ...
11 Jun 2002: Ah, My Virgin Eyes!
Human Fuzzies: denmark, soccer · 5 comments
... not offend vengeful Brazilian psychics. Ever. They were clearly the strongest part of the Danish defense, bouncing those two shots off ...
23 May 2002: Tomorrow Was Yesterday
Personal: Caltech, Ditch Day, utter glee · no comments
... the black plastic was pulled off early yesterday morning to reveal plywood temples, water balloons, zip cords ...
12 May 2002: Someone Saves Me
Meta: · no comments
... smart-ass responses: what do you do with a drunken sailor early in the morning? NEED URGENT RESPONSE Shave his belly with a rusty razor, ...
Personal: · no comments
... I could fit onto my tiny 8MB memory card, which was not nearly enough - it's high time, I think, to spend more money on technology, grab ... they'll be in the photoblog shortly. I had to come back early for a band concert this evening, though, and since everyone else is still ...
10 Apr 2002: A Flood of Someones
Meta, Whimsy: candy, Christmas, fan mail, på dansk · no comments
... this: shall we have a toast for the penguins? The answer clearly requires a visit to webtender, where we find that the penguin is an ...
7 Apr 2002: Review Time!
Human Fuzzies: reviews of stuff, writing · 5 comments
... irritating sidescroll (IE6/Win98) and the archives were nearly impossible to navigate. There was no date-based archive indexing of any ...
25 Mar 2002: Someone’s Eating Well…
Meta: · 7 comments
... and it clearly isn't this person: I always thought they said "Cup o' Noodles." But I've ...
28 Feb 2002: god dammit
Meta: · no comments
... things are taking longer than usual" in response to my early-stage-host-deprivation email inquiry. Any acknowledgement at all that I ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... nature vs. nurture debate: we're not always aware of how early our own stereotypes can start to influence our offspring. The research ...
16 Feb 2002: vapid
Links: · no comments
... playing pinball, with sound effects. Cogent thought is nearly impossible under these conditions... unless of course that thought is ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... While I was there, I could let down my guard: clearly, said my subconscious, the Danes have eliminated sexism, so you don't ...
5 Feb 2002: Faulty Wiring
Personal: · no comments
... surroundings every morning of your life, no matter how early "morning" was or what unfamiliar person was squealing "wakey wakey!" into ...
24 Jan 2002: Waste of My Time
Whimsy: · no comments
First there was Word Dissociation; now, there's Googlewhacking. I'm not sure which is more fun yet, but googlewhacking seems to have more friendly competition going for it. Both of them have a certain poignant, mayfly beauty - I'm not about to protect the ...
21 Jan 2002: Silly Hats Only
Links: · no comments
... search requests in my referrer logs lately. I must clearly redouble my efforts. Young girl naked with ...
4 Jan 2002: The Boring State
Personal: amtrak, crap towns, grain elevators, journey west, land of enchantment, salvage yards, trains, travelogue, useless information · no comments
... least one salvage yard, and numerous back yards that were nearly indistinguishable from salvage yards. It was a little bit embarassing, ...
13 Dec 2001: progesterlicious
Personal: · no comments
... cold, the past couple days I felt like I was in the early stage of a radiation-induced transformation to Inside-Out ...
22 Nov 2001: *burp*
Personal, Whimsy: · no comments
... it. And leftovers, of course - there was a brief window early this afternoon where my shelf in the refrigerator had cleared so much ...
17 Nov 2001: uff da
Personal: Christmas, thanksgiving · no comments
... forgot to mention that I was buying "wake up early the next morning unable to go back to sleep" beer, and not "sleep until ...
28 Sep 2001: Rescheduling
Personal: · no comments
... us whenever he said the word "easy". This is bad - I very nearly burst out laughing, for one thing. This is my first real run-in with the ...
26 Sep 2001: Modern-Day Vikings
Whimsy: denmark, Vikings · no comments
... He wouldn't even make it as a herdsman! Denmark has clearly been softened by 800 years of Christianity, and few of her citizens are ...
14 Aug 2001: rødgrød med fløde
Human Fuzzies: Danish, pronunciation · 1 comment
... I can't pronounce either, and the ultimate effect isn't nearly as funny as, say, the Swedish Chef, though there is an etymological ...
26 Jul 2001: Red Pop and Hans Kirk’s The Fishermen
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, pop · 21 comments
... where the fishing is better but the people aren't nearly so puritanical, and the subsequent culture clash. It was an actual, ...
5 Jul 2001: Here we go again
Meta: · no comments
... we go again. It's early July, I'm sitting in the basement of my parents' house, drinking a ...