Search Results: house
28 Apr 2012: Cocktails with the House Nocino
Food: cocktails, Juglandaceae, nocino, shochu, whisky · no comments
This is the second year in a row that my nocino has turned out to be (1) disappointing on its own, and (2) the alchemical key that opens up another disappointing bottle on my shelf. Last year's tricky spirits were the unaged, 100% rye Wry Moon - too ha ...
Human Fuzzies: architecture, Arts and Crafts movement, craigslist · 1 comment
... currently live in a Craftsman house, and I love it. I would love to move to another one, so I appreciate your ...
4 Sep 2006: Household Goodness
Personal: domesticity, gardening, photoblog · 2 comments
... don't strictly need more pot holders in the house, but they're such a good way to make use of my crapped-out old socks that ... the news that isn't! Errors: http://greengabbro.net/images/housengarden/P9040001.jpg is not accessible or supported filetype.http://greengabbro.net/images/housengarden/P9040002.jpg is not accessible or supported ...
15 Jul 2013: Yarrow-weizen
Food: allspice, Asteraceae, brewing, Cupressaceae, dandelions, Food, gruit, juniper, Myrtaceae, yarrow · no comments
... Northwest Ale (Wyeast 1332) I started with the house dunkelweizen recipe from my friendly local homebrew store. Then I made ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... the way home, to be shown a good time by the lady of the house. This conversational turn presented me with three options. I could ... I made them stay on site an extra day, they could go to my house that night and my boyfriend would really treat 'em right. The ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
... roots out of the oven is before you notice that the whole house smells amazing. The final stages happen very quickly. There are more ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... some, ahem, volunteer groundskeeping at an empty for-sale house in my neighborhood. Those two quarts of pear sauce went fast. If I can't ...
Politics, Science: · 8 comments
... assessment that persuaded people not to retrofit their houses. The crime at issue is negligent failure to communicate risk related to ...
24 Feb 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: diy, google earth, Links · no comments
... to go for about $15/lb. online, and you can melt it on a household stove. Bismuth photo credit: cobalt123. Burtynsky: Resource ...
13 Jan 2009: Have We Really Reached “Peak Water”?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... What do you think? Is "Peak Water" a useful concept? My household's snark analysts and sarcasm experts are beginning to worry about ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... not the Obamas' puppy pooped inappropriately on the White House lawn. Due to flagging demand from a depressed global economy, and ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... A glacial outwash plain 28. A sea stack 29. A house-sized glacial erratic 30. An underground lake or river 31. The A ...
9 Oct 2008: Papers I Haven’t Been Reading Lately
Aimless: · 3 comments
... of millions years ago could determine whether or not your house falls down tomorrow. Robert H. Webb, Peter G. Griffiths, Lawrence P. Rudd ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... home could be provoked to kill by some irate words of the householder, the defence is available to men who kill their ex-partners in this ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... one acre-foot/year is enough water to serve about three households). The City of Los Angeles says that any project resulting in a ...
19 Feb 2008: Are We Baking with Volcanic Ash?
Aimless: · 10 comments
I was trawling the USGS photo archive for upcoming Friday Rock Blog candidates when I came across this scanning electron micrograph of wheat. It's from a gargantuan volume published in 1981, full of initial reports about the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. W ...
2 Feb 2008: Lusi Lecture
Links: · no comments
... suitable to put on as background material for your weekend housecleaning. The good science bits start about 15 minutes in. Now, I've got ...
18 Jan 2008: Fred Meyer French Onion with Bacon Vegetable Dip
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: iTunes iChing, reviews of stuff, vegetable dip · 4 comments
... With You" - Chatham County Line, Live at the Cat's Cradle House: "Brasileirinho" - Yo-Yo Ma, Obrigado Brazil Inside: "Desi Dance Mix" - ...
3 Jan 2008: Notes from the Iowa Frontlines
Politics: Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, Iowa caucuses, presidential elections · 2 comments
... and "I'm calling from out-of-state because...". This household is a fat, juicy political prize - three registered Democrats, all of ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... How do I find these people? Humuhumu at Junkyard Clubhouse writes about Mastermind, and the female computer scientist who appears on ...
26 Oct 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Panspermia?
Human Fuzzies, Science: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, meteorites, panspermia · 2 comments
... "Gierran (Enchantment)" - Wimme Saari, Nordic Roots 2 House: "Gus Jordan's/Big Pat's Reel/Sweeney's Dream/Eddie Moloney's" - Mary ...
28 Sep 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: UC TA Strike
Politics: academia, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, labor unions · no comments
... "Mandoyi" - Kékélé, Congo Life The House: "So Early In The Spring" - Pentangle, So Early In The Spring The ...
31 Aug 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Marriage in Iowa
Politics: Friday random ten, Iowa, iTunes iChing, same-sex marriage · 2 comments
... - The Chieftains, Further Down The Old Plank Road The House: "Travelling By Steam" - Fairport Convention, Jewel In The Crown The ... intimate secrets, and the closet are coming into play, the House is waxing eloquent about the glories of an outmoded, Victorian mode of ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... groaning shelves, and brought bags and bags and bags to my house for a book swap. More or less at random I picked up Maggie Furey's ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... Name of the Game - ABBA, "ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits" The House: Canned By The Best - Perfect Strangers, "Perfect Strangers" The Inside: ...
1 Jul 2007: Leaving the Ivory Tower
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: academia, book reviews, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa · 3 comments
... above the mantel in the ΦΔϘ* chapter house: When they arrive on campus, Ph.D. completers and non-completers are ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... Alps site of Jungfrau - Aletsch - Bietschhorn. Darwin's house, however, has not been added to the list. The nomination was withdrawn ... I say good for them! I think it's silly to put Darwin's house on the list when we already have the Galápagos Islands. Is the ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... (as in "I'm so happy he's letting me go to my friend's house for a weekend that I'll never ask him to wash another dish"). .... ...
23 Feb 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Will Lusi Be Stopped?
Science, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, Lusi, search requests · 1 comment
... Questioner - Glass And The Can - Wolfstone, The Chase The House - Checker Board Time Intro (Ralston Purina Farm Products)/Old Dan ...
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
... them. Basic atmospheric and climate science: how the greenhouse effect works, what smog is and where it comes from... I'm sure all you ...
30 Aug 2006: Block, Writer’s
Personal, Politics: domesticity, sewing, sexism · 7 comments
... and hair-cuttery ("salon") down the block from my house has a back-to-school display in the window, with a big teddy bear in a ... after a man with a ring, showing how much she loves housework, acting bashful, not being too sexy, that sort of thing. There's ...
4 Aug 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Storms on Titan
Science: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, methane, Titan · 3 comments
... Miss Pig - The Indecisives (Indestructible) The House: Sjung Høyt Min Sjel (Sing Aloud My Soul) - Aly Bain et al. (North Sea ...
27 Jul 2006: Coming Down from the Link Rush
Links, Meta: anti-racism, blog carnivals, doing science, erase racism, NASA, panta rei, race in science, racism · 1 comment
... though perhaps it was just spillover attention from my housemate's friend's fabulous book idea and not a sudden burst of appreciation ...
19 Jul 2006: I Read Wifework So You Don’t Have To
Human Fuzzies, Politics: book reviews, feminism, gender, marriage, sexism · 7 comments
... by establishing that wives, on average, do more work - household labor, emotional caretaking, spousal ego-boosting, childcare - than ... efforts. It is not affected by relative earnings within a household. Wifework explains the two trends of happily submissive wives, and ...
27 Jun 2006: Inconsequentialnesses
Human Fuzzies, Links: craigslist, fart jokes · 5 comments
... it made fart noises! Farty-sounding enough to bring my housemate into the kitchen, wondering if I was going to die. Hee ...
17 Jun 2006: Give Me That Old-Fashioned Heterosexual Privilege
Personal: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, wedding-industrial complex · 11 comments
... world. The Crossing: Talk About Suffering/Man of the House - The Chieftains w/Ricky Skaggs (Further Down the Old Plank Road) The ... got a man to stick it out And make a home from a rented house And we'll collect the moments one by one I guess that's how the ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... in the front yard when a woman parked in front of my house. She got out of her car, and we chatted a bit; she was probably right ...
26 May 2006: Friday Cat Blogging: Holy Shit I Have Cats!
Personal: cats, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · no comments
... technically, the cats belong to my housemate. Which means that I get to live with cats, but don't have to clean up ... Set (The Beehive / Poon Hill / Vladimir's Steamboat) The House: Dust Rhinos, Drowsy Maggie/When Will We Wed The Inside: Captain ...
13 May 2006: OMG WTF BBQ
Whimsy: life imitates Internet, theme parties · 6 comments
... one of those, an oh-my-god what-the-fuck barbecue, at my house, what supplies would I need? Other than a grill and some charcoal and ...
5 May 2006: Friday iTunes iChing
Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · 2 comments
... Questioner: The Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca Cola The House: Tony Elman - La Bastringue The Inside: Chamkila & Amarjot - Bhul Gai ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... all I have to say to that. And, I met a set of potential housemates last night, for beer, which motivates today's Oracle question: if it bothers you that your housemates don't replace the toilet paper roll, but you suffer in silence until ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... their own post; that happens over at the "big" blogger's house, and tends to occur in a way that loses most or all of the original ...
25 Mar 2006: Breaking News: Video Games Still Sexist
Personal, Politics: sexism, stereotypes, video games · 2 comments
... Airport) this morning. Apparently they're making Desperate Housewives into a video game. Why? They needed something with stereotypes in ... the producer of the title at Buena Vista Games. Housewives, a dialogue-heavy mystery with an emphasis on social interaction and ...
7 Mar 2006: Drawings of Scientists
Links, Science: kids drawings, science in pop culture · 5 comments
... She is a very simple person . . . simple clothes, simple house, simple personality." "Scientists live in their own world and the rest ...
12 Feb 2006: The Wages of Procrastination
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Appalachian death polka, domesticity · 3 comments
... party. Fabulously important update! The culprit was a housemate, not a guest, and even better, the type of person who doesn't even ...
4 Feb 2006: Easy glide
Human Fuzzies: queerness, swear words · no comments
... because this reading should score me some points in the House of Applied Queer Theory: The idealization of the Lady (or queer ...
3 Feb 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Jurassic Utah Edition
Science: Friday random ten, impact structures, iTunes iChing, liquefaction, salt domes, Upheaval Dome · no comments
... Questioner: Rambling Irishman - Cherish The Ladies The House: En At Tygge På - Laura Illeborg The Inside: On And On And On- ...
20 Jan 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Martian Edition
Science, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, Mars · 2 comments
... Ugly Duckling - Liz Carroll (from Lost in the Loop) The House: Alleluia Ascendit Deus - who the hell knows, it's an undocumented mp3 ...
19 Dec 2005: Happy Whatever
Politics: atheism, Christmas, holidays, religion, secularism, thanksgiving · 6 comments
... Midwinter Festival of Light and Candy. Twinkletrees in my house: secular, because we all know perfectly well what I'm pandering to and it ...
1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... much as I love talking about theories of sexuality with my housemates, there are some questions to which I would rather not know the ...
25 Nov 2005: The Shoppingest Friday iTunes iChing of the Year
Whimsy: consumerism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · no comments
... First and the Gimme Gimmes - The Phantom of the Opera The House: Tarras - Magnadoodle The Inside: Cherish the Ladies - Rambling ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... on co-op life for a while now. While I generally adore my house, my housemates, and the abstract concept of cooperative living, Oscar Wilde is ...
11 Nov 2005: Friday iTunes iChing: Guantanamo
Politics: Friday random ten, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, iTunes iChing · 4 comments
... Concerto in C Major for Two Trumpets, PV 75 - Allegro The House: Hedningarna - Räven The Inside: Chumbawamba - Without Rhyme or Reason ... I performed as a senior showcase in high school. The House is deciding whether a strange apparition is a woman or a fox, and the ...
21 Oct 2005: Friday Friday Friday
Whimsy: earthquake prediction, Friday random ten, search requests · no comments
... baby? Show a little leg... show a little leg... The House: Sing Me A Song (That'll Just Keep Me Lonesome) - Perfect Strangers (from ...
23 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · 5 comments
... Questioner: Astrosmølfer(from SmÃ¸lfehits Vol. 1) The House: Dust Rhinos, Sally Brown/Haul Away Joe (of bastard pedigree) The ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Human Fuzzies: academic politics, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · no comments
... Skels, Swing The Questioner: Oysterband, Never Left The House: Stan Rogers, Northwest Passage The Inside: Flook, Ballybrolly Jigs The ...
9 Sep 2005: Anecdotes
Personal, Politics: academia, co-op living, feminism, rhetorical tactics, sexism · 4 comments
... Two stories from today, and one from this weekend: In a housemate's class, the GSI ("TA" - unionization brings better working ... a man, maybe? It's hard to get to bed on time in this house, people keep sucking you in to games of Trivial Pursuit when you just ...
6 Sep 2005: Berkeley Time
Personal, Politics: art, Berzerkeley, co-op living · 10 comments
... early to their first class. Meanwhile, back in the House of Applied Queer Theory: There's an ongoing debate about whether or ...
2 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Science, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests, Sierra Nevada · no comments
... Danny - Fairport Convention (from Jewel in the Crown) The House: Vals i fel dur - Hedningarna (from Hippjokk) The Inside: An GasÃºr ...
27 Aug 2005: What I Learned in the Field This Month
Science: field work, photoblog, Yosemite · no comments
... as I left the card full of England-pictures at my aunt's house. It'll come back to me eventually. Meanwhile, here are some pictures of ...
24 Aug 2005: Items
Personal: co-op living, rush week · 6 comments
... pleasant experience with Caltech's hybrid frat-coop-dorm Houses, I felt almost non-estranged from the concept of sororities in general. ... Frat Row, during Rush Week; every three hours or so, the house across the street bursts out cheering: Something something cutest ...
22 Aug 2005: Home Again
Personal: cars, co-op living, spiders, urban ecology · 6 comments
... house spiders don't eat, but should: their dead their old webs more pantry moths Things house spiders do eat, but shouldn't: the fuck if I know what they eat a lot ...
19 Aug 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Personal, Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · 2 comments
... great randomizer: will I ever get my house all clean and empty, and make it up to Berkeley? Or will spend so much ... that I'll miss orientation? The Covering: Tear the House Down, The Fables (from Tear the House Down) The Crossing: Folding Chair, Actionslacks (from The Scene's Out ...
18 Aug 2005: A Book and Two Movies
Human Fuzzies: bears, book reviews, charles darwin, movie reviews, penguins, pirates · 2 comments
... what it says at the bank clock-thermometer near my house, which is of course ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... There are sheep and a few ponies, plus the odd summer house, just enough to remind one that there are living creatures on the planet ...
31 Jul 2005: Oh Yes, Minnesota
Personal: customs, Minnesota, mosquitoes, travelogue · 11 comments
... crashed, and are still crashing, at my aunt's house, a number of minutes from the airport the smallness of which I am very ...
10 Jun 2005: Friday Random Ten: Delphic Edition
Meta: Friday random ten, search requests · 1 comment
... head for foreign lands in search of our freedom". The House (all y'all): Hedningarna - MettsÃ¤n Tytto (Forest Maiden) The Inside ...
3 Jun 2005: Mr. Clean on the Path to Anti-Feminism
Politics: capitalism sucks, domesticity, empowerfulness, funny · 16 comments
... America to free themselves from the tiresome task of household cleaning with the plea to Take Back Your Saturday Morning! Mr. ...
23 May 2005: In Lieu of Zurgh Urfle Blah
Links, Politics: kittens, networking, science jokes, women in science · 4 comments
... heat stroke, at least I can do it while lazing about the house in my underpants dribbling popsicle juice onto my nice new laptop. I've ...
13 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Evaporites
Science: evaporites, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 3 comments
... calcium carbonate and other crap that forms the bulk of household hard water deposits. Calcium and magnesium carbonates are typically ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... political beliefs, by the way, dictate that rich people's houses fall down all the time during earthquakes (the earth eats the rich!), as ...
11 Feb 2005: Blah Blah Blah
Meta, Whimsy: paint, quizzes, science fiction · 5 comments
How many entries do I have sitting in draft mode? A lot. One or two of them are halves of good posts. Why haven't I finished any of them? I don't know. Which science fiction writer are you? I'm Hal Clement. [via]. I'm also Long Drugs "Goth Black" matte ...
20 Jan 2005: Fantasy Cabinet
Politics: fantasy politics · 9 comments
... for Emergency Preparedness: Smokey the Bear White House Counsel: Oliver Babbish - Not that I watch the West Wing. But you can't ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... ratio, and the Ocean Spray bag has it. As does the Toll House chocolate chip bag. The second, of course, is the kind with seven ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... Assembly, 44th District: Carol Liu I live in a household of two independent voters. It's always fun to see what other people ...
26 Jul 2004: Bugs Bunny Goes to Washington
Politics: · 2 comments
... House has just passed a clever attempt at thwarting Constutional separation of ... in particular the quaint notion of judicial review. Go, House! But the analysis on OxBlog makes me think this law was written by a ...
2 Jun 2004: Viva Quebeckistan!
Personal: quizzes · no comments
... I kept thinking the bathroom light switch at my parents' house would be oriented in the same direction as my own, but it was orthogonal ...
18 Apr 2004: Meme, I Give In
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 5 comments
Is there anyone on the Internet who has not yet grasped the nearest book in their grubby little carpal tunnel afflicted paws, opened it to page 23, and typed the fifth sentence into their blogs? No? It's just me then. You know why I held off so long on th ...
15 Apr 2004: Oh Boy an Earthquake!
Science: · 10 comments
... sexy classics that are currently back in vogue! Sure, my house falls more or less within "the southeastern Mojave, or maybe Palm ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
I've been meaning for ages, just ages dahling, to post on ideal intellectual communities, grad school, consulting, &c. &c. Because while my job is quite tolerable and even engaging on a day to day level, week to week and month to month I'm getting ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... to be of greater import than its Rembrandts and Gamble Houses, and the Huntington is in San Marino anyway. Despite how it might ...
18 Mar 2004: Double-Spacing After Periods
Human Fuzzies: fonts, typography · 3 comments
... something I wish my boss would read. Our corporate house style is incredibly un-stylish. Sometimes I rebel by putting internal ...
1 Mar 2004: Describe Your Nose-Picking Habits
Links: boogers, medicine · 2 comments
Via a disturbing search request comes The Nose Board, and the disturbing realization that Empty Nose Syndrome is an actual medical problem. The moral of the story seems to be: do lots and lots of research before allowing someone to perform surgery on your ...
20 Feb 2004: Someone’s Trolling My Bridge
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... DUDE OLIVINE IS AWESOME!!!1!* Someday I want to live in a house with rock walls made of peridotite. Doooooood. santa, i've been a good ...
2 Feb 2004: Linky Roundup
Links: · 2 comments
... in the end! Apparently, we were supposed to decorate the house in something other than Ghetto Nerd. Who ...
31 Jan 2004: Someone Has a Riddle
Meta: · no comments
... page, not bad communism jokes. i like http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2004/01/20040122-5.html You know, I do too. It's the only White House press release I've seen in years that doesn't induce vomiting! Hooray for ...
8 Dec 2003: Peer Review the Asbestos Way
Politics, Science: · 1 comment
Hi. This is a slowly conglomerating monsterpost jumping off of some OMB peer review regulations that are apparently really trendy right now (ref: Chris Mooney, Calpundit). Why? Because they rule out peer review of government research by anyone who wants or ...
27 Oct 2003: Numbered List: I Am Smoke
Personal: adventures, fascist police states, fire, in the desert · 3 comments
... products, why should I buck the trend with my hippie smokehouse clothesline? Re-evaluating one's attachment to stuff is always a fun ...
23 Oct 2003: Quicksilver: a partial review
Human Fuzzies: book reviews · 3 comments
... fan fiction. If Isaac Newton and Mary Sue Daniel Waterhouse aren't having sex in 50 pages, though, I will attempt to hollow out the ...
20 Sep 2003: Someone’s Expense Account
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... comes first); this weekend there will be a fabulous house guest to play with. So even less nonsense than usual for a while. That ... not quite as embarrassing as the interior of my car and house, which I should really get to cleaning. Anyway it seems to work ...
15 Sep 2003: Shitfaced in Des Moines
Human Fuzzies: etymology, inebriation, Iowa, toponyms · 2 comments
... and must have been especially true in the city's slaughterhouse meatpacking heydey. Des Moines is a rotten place to be shitfaced in. The ... and if you're me, you're probably also at your aunt's house. Some jokes just aren't ...
2 Sep 2003: Jellyfish Ward
Personal: · 1 comment
... misgivings about the blue wall-to-wall carpet in my new house. I'm still a firm believer in hardwood floors, but it's amazing how much ...
12 Aug 2003: Erasing Time
Meta, Politics: California politics, elections · 2 comments
... as quickly as I can, given that I've finally found a house to move into, they've started handing me actual responsibilities at work ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... now that I'm a yuppie, I need a Yuppie House. My job is far away from all the trendy neighborhoods (unless you count ... is not an option. I'm going for more of an obscure, trendy houseplants and pretentious jazz in the living room type of thing ...
24 Jul 2003: Gilfillan Airport
Links: · 2 comments
... for a few that haven't been paperd over with awful houses, though I've no idea what to do with an old airstrip once I've found ...
16 Jul 2003: Sweet Hot Modem
Meta: · no comments
... Internet-man came by my house with a new and functioning cable modem, so all is well and good in the ...
2 Jun 2003: Real Ultimate Molluscs!!! (and stuff on my door)
Aimless: · 3 comments
... I'm sad we only have one color of dry erase marker in the house; and in lots of other ways I don't care. If I had more colors I might be ...
9 Feb 2003: Theme of Bugs
Personal: · 4 comments
... died. I always thought everyone had moments like that; my housemate seems to think I'm a morbid loon. Am I? Oh, yeah, midterms. Thumbs ...
15 Jan 2003: Unbreakable
Human Fuzzies: agnosticism, torture · 2 comments
... Haha! Take that, you forces of evil! Also, my housemate introduced me to the joys of Chumbawamba the other day; it's good ...
22 Dec 2002: Twink
Personal: · 4 comments
... most beautiful things in my house were made by my grandmothers. When I'm home, and don't have too much else ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... Amosan, as Oral-B has a factory about a mile away from my house; I thought briefly about working there for a summer, before realizing I'd ...
9 Dec 2002: 19 down, 30 to go
Personal, Politics: · 11 comments
... and this had that special something. Two teenagers at a house party, one girl, one boy, both taking hits off a circulating pipe. Girl ...
15 Sep 2002: A Beach between the Airport and an Oil Refinery
Personal: · no comments
... of Manhattan Beach: you may have little close-together houses and narrow streets, not to mention inhabitants who drink a lot of wine, ...
27 Aug 2002: All Alone
Personal: · 7 comments
... room to discover that everyone else had vanished from the house - even the random guy currently living on the futon. Do I become ...
29 Jul 2002: Hungry!
Human Fuzzies: · 3 comments
... the no-wait no-think on-hand easy meals, at least in my house. It's getting dull. Tonight, as lazy and hungry as I was, the thought of ...
26 Jul 2002: Someone was Long Overdue
Meta: · no comments
... monkeys who seem to live just down the street from the house in which I was born. There go my plans for the evening's ...
10 Jul 2002: EZPolitik
Politics: environmentalism, Internet activism, SUVs · no comments
... break for your swank new fuel-efficient hybrid car. If the House's version of the amendment is adopted, it could also give tax breaks for ...
4 Jul 2002: My Hat Has No Corners At All
Aimless: · no comments
My country, 'tis of thee Sweet land of liberty God save the Queen Wait. That's not right. Maybe some watermelon will straighten me out. As much as I enjoy any excuse for a picnic and fireworks, Independence Day would be infinitely cooler if we all made ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... dirty. Somewhere in there the bathrooms get cleaned, the house dusted and vacuumed, the glass surfaces shined... Aside from the stuff on ...
13 Jun 2002: The Universe Is Expanding
Uncategorized: guest posts · 3 comments
... things in the bathroom (the things from my mother's house are mainly stuck in boxes in the closet). I'm reasonably sure none of it ...
10 Jun 2002: Sesquipedalianism
Meta: cheese, fan mail, guest posts · 5 comments
... and so unless I am murdered by thieves, immolated in a house fire or killed in an earthquake, cigarettes will do me in. Bless ...
4 May 2002: Hey Wait a Minute…
Links: · no comments
... was about to get some dinner when I discovered that the house network was back up after a day-long outage. Now it's two hours later; ...
26 Mar 2002: Outright Theft
Aimless: dreams · 2 comments
... or when I have, they've been mundane, like one of my old housemates cooking hamsters last night, on a marble counter that glowed with ...
24 Mar 2002: Domestic Manners of the Americans
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... in possession of the best rooms in the hotel. The house was new, and in what appeared to me a very comfortless condition, but I ...
23 Mar 2002: Someone Found Me!
Meta: · 1 comment
... the cable service when my family moved in to our current house, and after 15 years of free monga-channel viewing my parents disconnected ...
19 Mar 2002: Free Theorems Yum Yum
Personal: · 2 comments
... 3 am walk through the neighboring too-much-money-build-big-house-on-curvy-street district, and I guess there was a suburb-fairy who didn't ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... department has been a little cold to those who build houses instead of battleships. Some related bits and pieces: Girls are ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... to consider low-income options like art, education or househusbandry, and more likely to work their asses off at a prestigious ...
11 Feb 2002: Sorry, try again
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... lines of "man, I thought this was supposed to be the drug house!" - kind of halfway directed at me. And my dorm does have a bit of a ...
16 Jan 2002: Frogs
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... old dear housemate just lent me a book called Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas, which by all ...
5 Jan 2002: Super Supermarkets
Personal: brand loyalties, butter substitute, crap, dairy section, denmark, frisbee, grocery shopping, huff, matter of minutes, netto, parents, tupperware · no comments
... a grand total of 6 months in Denmark and at my parents' house - where I never had to buy the food - I have forgotten most of my old ...
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
... Henry P. Doodlebuns Memorial Reservoir. Over there is the house that Jack built. Richard Nixon was born in this very town of Yorba Linda, ...
28 Dec 2001: Night of the Living Dead Mall
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Iowa City, Lord of the Rings, urban sprawl · no comments
... tree they put up each year a ways down from Santa's house. It moved its branches and spoke in a pleasant contralto; I was ...
24 Dec 2001: Tackiest Ever
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... home from my grandparents (food, super-warm wood heated house, babies, more food) we were passed by a tailgating moustached man, whose ...
6 Dec 2001: I Biblioteket
Science: disasters, libraries, licorice, serendipitous discoveries · no comments
... often associated with physical destruction and with death. Houses, villages and towns may be damaged or destroyed by fighting and wars, or ...
21 Nov 2001: joining my drunk…
Politics: · no comments
... that Bush was ultimately going to slip into the White House, I vowed to spend these four years totally piss drunk. Crap political ...
16 Nov 2001: gobble gobble
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cooking, thanksgiving · no comments
... I'd answer the question now, but Rasmus is having a housewarming party tonight, and it's time to get ...
3 Nov 2001: uhh. zog.
Personal: · no comments
... night, I went to a housewarming party, met some people, made them think I was cute for trying to ...
3 Oct 2001: Smelling the Roses
Personal: being present, ducks, playing hooky, roses, swans · no comments
... We were trying to make syrup. In the same park that housed the roses (it was the garden behind Rosenborg, for those of you playing ...
24 Sep 2001: Juggling Cabbages
Personal: cabbages, diary, juggling · 1 comment
... of like when I would run outside to my grandparents' greenhouse-cum-guesthouse as a kid and paint things. I learned which mushroom smells like pale ...
10 Sep 2001: crush kill destroy
Aimless, Meta: · no comments
... find the quote - the bulk of it is blather about her new house). Really, I think such an impoverished sense of irony should be added as ...
22 Jul 2001: Whoo!
Aimless: · no comments
... wake my family. Life is good. I might even get out of the house tomorrow, to hit the sidewalk sales and pick up more music at the ...
16 Jul 2001: mistaken identity
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... uncle, since they've just bought a new, more baby-riffic house. Though I've dimly noted the gender divisions at family gatherings ...
10 Jul 2001: mmm, fake people
Aimless, Personal: · no comments
... fact that this is the perfect balance of an animated dollhouse... of course, I never played with dolls much as a kid. So I guess I blame ...
5 Jul 2001: Here we go again
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... early July, I'm sitting in the basement of my parents' house, drinking a vanilla coke and making another web site. I do this every ...