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25 May 2014: Mugwort mochi
Food: Asteraceae, Fabaceae, mugwort, red bean paste · 1 comment
... my cupboard, I tried it with good ol' Artemisia vulgaris instead. A couple notes: My food processor was not up to the task of ... mugwort. So I made a strong mugwort tea and used that instead of the water in the recipe. Internet mochi recipes that have been ...
10 May 2014: Desert Parsley
Food: Apiaceae, desert-parsley, Lomatiums, wild herbs · no comments
... soup or with lamb, and then let it dry out in the fridge instead of using it. I think I like it better dried than fresh - the mintiness ...
Food: Desmarestiaceae, Hypocreaceae, Ostreidae, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, Polygonaceae, Psammobiidae, seaweed, sheep sorrel · 4 comments
... know you are reading a high-quality food blog when, instead of boring food magazine clichés like well-lit images of a beautiful ... with the fog playing tag with the fjord in the bokeh... instead of any of that crap you get an out-of-focus picture of the bottom of a ...
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... would've worked out better if I'd piped from a plastic bag instead of just using a spoon. Whatever. It was a great pie and I'll make it ...
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
... on the 4th of July, and give you some of what they pick instead of stuffing it all into their faces. I hope this jam holds its flavor ... my freezer in balance. I still cook whole grains in stock instead of water but that's about it. What are your favorite ways to use broth ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... person during the study who was actually bothered by them. Instead I met people who told me how they eat Indian carrot and they've never ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... favorites. Any surplus of plums this summer will be dried instead of jammed. Dried apples - they don't keep enough flavor to justify the ... batches of different recipes. Also, dehydrated knotweed instead of dried apples as a bland addition to oatmeal and muffins. I WILL find ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... face with a dumbbell handle, or whether my friend does it instead, feels, for me, essentially beside the ...
9 Feb 2013: Oregon grape liqueur
Food: Berberidaceae, liqueurs · 5 comments
... mezcal. Try a Northwest margarita, using oregon-grape gin instead of triple ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
... It started as a simple duck giblet gravy, with goose fat instead of butter for the roux. And then I realized I'd added too much flour to ...
25 Apr 2011: Approaching New Flavors
Food: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, Food, foraging, Polygonaceae · no comments
... It doesn't provide any recipes or technical instruction; instead, it draws on the world's culinary traditions and the work of modern ... a post with several ideas riffing on the theme of lemons, instead of rhubarb. Oh man! How obvious is that in retrospect, and how jealous ...
21 May 2009: Field Vehicle Amenities
Science: cars, field work · 10 comments
... the parking brake lever on the left-hand side somewhere, instead of the right, and using that console space for storage. Chevy Aveo, I'm ...
19 Mar 2009: The Parable of the Messy Map
Human Fuzzies: cartography, graphic design · 5 comments
... about turning the different image layers different colors, instead of looking at several layers of gray on gray. That's not hard to do, ...
Food: blackberries, meringue, pie, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
I don't have a lemon tree in the backyard, and springtime has only just reached the frigid northlands, but I do have a bit of Seattle summer tucked away in the back of my freezer. Pick some slightly underripe blackberries for this one, so it's as tart a ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... warning to let you wire up the necessary instrumentation. Instead of using an earthquake, then, Hatzor et al. used a bomb - they wired up ... put seismometers inside all of the earthquake alarm units, instead of just connecting them to alarms on the centralized seismic network. ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: cartography, environmental consulting · 11 comments
... maps that will remain useful under those circumstances, instead of the following: Love and ...
27 Jan 2009: Academic Citation
Aimless: · 1 comment
... appropriate to keep citing an older "breakthrough" paper, instead of or in addition to more recent work. Give the reader enough ...
26 Jan 2009: Does the World Really Need Another Blog Anthology?
Meta: · 16 comments
... but my thoughts have turned to solving the problem, instead of just complaining about it. And by "solving", I mean putting ...
20 Jan 2009: What Does it Mean to “Learn Science”?
Meta, Science, Teaching: edutainment, unfinished drafts · 2 comments
... bio textbook in blog-sized chunks, so nobody tries. Instead of an interactive, distributed process of continuing education, we get ...
24 Dec 2008: Happy Twinkletree, Joyous Monkey
Aimless: · 3 comments
... one of those colds that never quite goes away, except that instead of snot, the city's nose is dripping slush and ice. My neighborhood is ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... skeleton in the middle of the tour and tell ghost stories instead of talking about geology. 7. Tour an open pit mine, such as those in ...
11 Dec 2008: An Open Letter to the Science Blogosphere
Meta: · 10 comments
... buzzing through some John McPhee and Natalie Angier books instead, my expectations for writing have been reset. I also tell you this ... particular paragraphs near the end of the introduction instead of at the beginning. Gleaning valuable writing tips from the ...
26 Oct 2008: Introducing Thomas M. Rock
Aimless: · 1 comment
... or save $5 next week by bringing your own soda to work instead of buying it from the expensive corner store... that money could turn ...
19 Sep 2008: 5 Minerals Every Dabbler Should Know
Aimless: · 11 comments
... Once again, I am cheating by listing a mineral group, instead of a particular mineral. If you insist on learning just one mica, pick ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... in Toronto?) would occur during the spring Joint Assembly. Instead of sensible jargon, we would all speak in technobabble, failing to ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... starts picking randomly between two possible wait times instead of one, and other times visitors get consistently more quality time ...
Science: · 14 comments
... doesn't use the same magnitude scale for every earthquake. Instead, each entry in the catalog provides both a magnitude, and a magnitude ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... codes aren't always enforced the way they should be. Instead of discussing these policy problems in detail, I'm going to spend the ... off. It's like playing with traditional wooden blocks instead of playing with Legos. Not all brick buildings are unsafe - modern ...
5 May 2008: Tag Clouds for my Papers
Aimless: · 7 comments
... the squabble test, and the heavily cites a recent review instead of the original papers test! It's a good thing I have less than no ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... regret any sacrifices I'd made that had not yet paid off. Instead of planning for a long-term goal, I am planning for change. A good ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... that ends up in the aquifer, sending it to the ocean instead in the form of stream and storm drain runoff. Another is that people ...
22 Apr 2008: The Personal is Political, Earth Day Edition
Politics: earth day, environmentalism, feminism · 10 comments
... I'm flawless at bringing a backpack to the grocery store, instead of toting things home in a paper bag, but I keep crapping out in the ...
2 Apr 2008: Geology Jargon Ripe for Zombie Re-Animation
Aimless: · 26 comments
... that yes, it is too a word? Wait, don't answer that one. Instead, let me give you one of my favorite passages from Basin and ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... I meant to review it here, but haven't had the oomph. Instead, you should join the discussion at All My Faults are Stress-Related, ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... perhaps even some data about unionized students' careers, instead of just our artist's conception of the planet Uranus. *If you want to ...
Science: blog carnivals, debunking, geoblogosphere, national pie day, pie charts · 15 comments
... analogy, suggesting that perhaps we should use lentils instead. Lentils? I guess I've seen recipes for lentil shepherd's ...
Politics: affirmative action, anti-racism, feminism, let's all preserve the status quo, white liberals who want cookies · 6 comments
... as the very definition of unfairness, and become instead a meaningless way to give a shiny progressive gloss to your thoughtless ...
28 Nov 2007: It’s “That Time” of the Science
Science: goals, the scientific lifestyle, writing · 6 comments
... I was ready to abandon this book and write something else instead, or perhaps I could abandon the book and take up a new life as a ... bank-robber, short-order cook or marine biologist. And instead of sympathising or agreeing with me, or blasting me forward with a wave ...
14 Nov 2007: Hiking the Transgondwanan Supermountains
Science: Cambrian, Cambrian Explosion, Gondwana, Neoproterozoic, orogeny, Proterozoic · 4 comments
... that she needs to take some antihistamines and go to sleep instead of telling stories to the ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... at FairerScience hasn't made friends with her inner voice. Instead, she's made friends by using her "outer" voice in the bad girl ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
This image, originally created by Nobuyuki Kayahara, is a great scientific personality test. If you see the dancer spinning clockwise, you've got excess spleen qi in your left frontal crockus. This means that you're a vibrant personality whose passions ar ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... happen. So I'll give you some short little paragraphs instead. Has Feminism Changed Science? - Londa Schiebinger. This is a ... it does, but Tavris is a psychologist, so what she wrote instead is a long and detailed condemnation of the ways in which psychology ...
20 Jul 2007: Where on (Google) Earth? #35
Science, Whimsy: glaciers, google earth, volcanoes, Where on (Google) Earth? · 8 comments
... area of geological interest... but I thought I'd pick out instead a place that I will probably never get the chance to visit in real ... me that I didn't post a picture of some nice coral atoll instead. Since this one is so easy, the Schott Rule is in effect. Former ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has been holed up in New Zealand this week, issuing periodic additions and updates to the World Heritage List. Why they can't release the year's new sites all at once, I don't know; I have this image of the committee dol ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... problems, situating flaws within the individual woman instead of her environment. I could probably quote any number of bits that ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... and academia as value-neutral or as flaws in academia instead of feeling like I am broken. It's good to feel like I've learned ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... But in the section evaluating the "broader impacts", instead of addressing what she actually wrote, he (reviewers are anonymous, I ...
1 Mar 2007: Hey Lookit My Tooth
Personal: dentistry, teeth · 5 comments
... lesson to share with all you gentle readers, but no dice. Instead, I find myself mildly annoyed with the article for using "scientific" ...
Politics, Science: academia, earthquake engineering, gender, Science · 5 comments
... about how one selects a male peer group. Since Trifunac instead compared them to the group of accomplished senior faculty from his ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... the "typical" boy's journey that we accept as the norm. So instead of looking for the rejection of ego, one must look for the acceptance ...
23 Jun 2006: Recently Spammed
: · 1 comment
... is a cheap ripoff of Nick Momrik's recent comments plugin. Instead of listing recently published comments, it lists recent comments that ...
7 Jun 2006: A Brief Discussion of Other People’s Politics
Politics: climate change, plumbers, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... the plumber showed up in just the nick of time, hooray! Instead, I'm going to list professions the practitioners of which seem to (or ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... never get around to talking about it that way). So instead of arguing for the place of "patriarchy" in the vernacular, I ask you: ...
19 Jan 2006: Go Grey Lady Go!
Politics, Science: evolutionary psychology, lazy journalism · 2 comments
... also the universe where Dr. Pepper is made by Coca-Cola, instead of ...
6 Dec 2005: AGU One
Personal, Science: american geophysical union, conference blogging · 6 comments
... the Marriott? Let's send the space physicists over there instead, or reserve it as punishment for people who can't have a technical ...
23 Nov 2005: Own Your Own Conditional Penultimate Paragraphs
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 2 comments
... is too vicious" hypothesis, but with physicists instead of bloggers, and much less rhetorical panache. I hate to see people ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... up the budget (or the legislature) with actual ropes, instead of metaphorical legal ropes, I'm against it. Rating: C My vote: ...
26 Oct 2005: How Homosexuality Hurts You
Politics, Science: queerness, smart-assery, yeast · 3 comments
... the majority genotype is the predicted offspring. However, instead of the classic a-alpha sexual cycle, the majority outbreak clone ...
14 Oct 2005: Medium Viscosity Fluid Mechanicians Win Ig Nobel
Science: crackpots · 3 comments
... see any cracks in that [folded rock]?" he asked. "Instead of bending like that, it should have cracked." The material "had to be ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... always offer stress-reduction workshops and free massages instead of anti-patriarchy ass-kicking. See also larger, steamier heaps of ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday iTunes iChing
Human Fuzzies: academic politics, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, search requests · no comments
... because of it... but will some of us end up in Bermuda instead? The oracle is unclear. Search Requests Warts known as ...
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... wrong kind, your bulk material will react with the cement. Instead of forming a fully hydrated solid, potassium and sodium in the ...
22 Jul 2005: Friday Roch blogging: multilingual edition
Human Fuzzies: guest posts, hockey, rock blogging · no comments
... it as someone who got the wrong hockey shirt -- the Leafs instead of the Habs! -- but eventually I grew up and caught the fact that the ... up in rural Ontario, and he ordered the Leafs sweater, and instead -- horrors! -- he got a Habs sweater. Oddly, the reviews did not ...
17 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Beach Balls
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... face - but the imaginary fault motion will be towards/away instead of up and down. This is a good model of a typical strike-slip ... this is actually a big lie. Convention dictates that instead of looking at the top of your ping-pong ball, you actually remove the ...
10 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Gnammas
Science: Australia, rock blogging, Yosemite · 3 comments
... in that park, this gnamma wasn't formed by glaciers. Instead, it is a testament to the awesome power of small puddles, which speed ...
16 May 2005: I Wish I Were Covered in Fuzzy Knobs
Links, Meta, Personal: anti-spam, cnidarians, hyperopia, myopia, vision · 4 comments
... on a single photoreceptor, but at the plane of the retina instead lights up a whole diffuse region. [...] The explanation probably lies ...
4 Apr 2005: Links to Daylight’s Rescue
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: concert bands, Holst, labor unions, Taco Bell, workers rights · 2 comments
... to stop. So this morning I woke up abruptly to loud beeps, instead of gradually to the dawn; cha-CHING! As a result, I'm feeling all linky ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... relationships to man-initiated stranger relationships. Instead, both Hugo and Media Girl seem to be comparing woman-initiated stranger ...
13 Feb 2005: Someone’s A Bit Paranoid
Meta: cladistics, ducklings, family, fan mail, mammals, monkeys · 4 comments
... at my family reunions, except we all sort of mumble along instead of just staring into ...
20 Jan 2005: Fantasy Cabinet
Politics: fantasy politics · 9 comments
... Jimmy Carter feeding on human blood. He feeds on carrots instead. Secretary of Transportation: Secretary of Education: bell hooks Gene ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... abortion" - find yourself a reputable abortion provider instead. Please. * And by "scoff" I mean "Oh yeah? Tell it to this set of ...
2 Nov 2004: Election Surprise: Squid!
Personal, Politics: · 2 comments
... the cat is currently dragging in. I bought Martinelli's instead of champagne, for the one hand, and orange juice instead of vodka for the other - but even teetotalling is probably not enough ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... laws. Proposition 65: The We Changed Our Minds Vote For 1A Instead Measure: No Like they say, we should all vote for 1A instead. Proposition 66: Three Strikes Reform: Yes Honestly, I just can't get ... If anyone doesn't like it they can jolly well use email instead. Proposition 68: Gambling I: No Fuck you, ballot initiative system, I ...
13 Sep 2004: No Vegetables for the Poor
Politics: classism, USDA, welfare · 2 comments
... drink juice will drink soda and tequila and Cadillacs instead! And Mongolian herders live quite happily on mare's milk alone, you ...
29 Aug 2004: Weekend Review
Personal: capitalism sucks, consumerism, dishware, grad school · 4 comments
... fail to impress anyone with my sparkling snarky comments; instead, had to write WHO BUYS THIS SHIT??? in the free-response box after ...
23 Aug 2004: Monday Silliness: California Creeks
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · no comments
... crappiness of Southern California place names can instead be blamed on the Spanish missionaries, as if we needed another reason ...
4 Apr 2004: In Which I Am Excited About Compost
Links, Personal: · 3 comments
Graham Leuschke - your grandmother's mathematician, or not? I suspect not, unless there's something about your grandmother's mathematician collection that you haven't been telling me, O Dear Reader. In any case, I quite enjoyed meeting him for coffee on S ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... the city, rather than concentrated in one city center. And instead of banishing the ugly, utilitarian buildings to the periphary (as Paris, for example, does) they are instead interspersed with the gems. It's not a style of city planning I ...
18 Mar 2004: Double-Spacing After Periods
Human Fuzzies: fonts, typography · 3 comments
... I rebel by putting internal documents in Helvetica instead of Arial. [thanks to G for the ...
23 Dec 2003: One List
Human Fuzzies: Christmas, driving, singing · no comments
... minutes and asks to do "the Twelve Days of Christmas" instead, hurrah! I am now very certain of the colors of my ale and ...
27 Oct 2003: Numbered List: I Am Smoke
Personal: adventures, fascist police states, fire, in the desert · 3 comments
... us out of the sand, if we hadn't already called for a tow. Instead, he notes that Peter's registration stickers are out of date, and asks ...
20 Sep 2003: Someone’s Expense Account
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... The monkey didn't spot the raw deal. Instead, it is eating the raw banana. Monkey over and ...
12 Aug 2003: Erasing Time
Meta, Politics: California politics, elections · 2 comments
... tell "What'ch'oo talkin' 'bout?" political midget jokes, instead of "How many rocks can a one-armed Iraqi teenager fit in his pocket?" ...
23 Jun 2003: Someone’s At It Again
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... even have a nose. Have you ever considered a Ouija board instead? princess See? Princesses don't smell like poo, so there. I ...
7 May 2003: Vacuuming for Losers
Personal, Whimsy: cleaning, howtos, vacuums · 2 comments
... back up. Think about washing the rags, but throw them away instead - there's plenty more old socks where those came from. Enjoy the tiny ...
2 May 2003: Master of Nothing
Aimless: · no comments
... of Science for my efficiency apartment of Science. Instead of ominously placing my hand on my gun while Science negotiates a drug ...
26 Apr 2003: Tenure’s No Damn Good!
Aimless: · 2 comments
... succeeding terribly well, of course, since I'm blogging instead of working, but the lab will get done eventually. Right now, I have to ...
30 Sep 2002: Tree Punching
Personal, Teaching: academia, course scheduling · 3 comments
... in favor of courses that offer a stack of handouts instead of a textbook, as the reading tends to be cheaper and more interesting ...
25 Aug 2002: Confuse the Bubblebots
Personal: · 1 comment
... it brings the lens completely back into the case instead. I already knew I was overly dependent on the zoom, so I didn't learn ...
10 Jul 2002: EZPolitik
Politics: environmentalism, Internet activism, SUVs · no comments
... representatives to support the Senate version instead - point and click politics, ...
5 Jul 2002: Someone Needs a New Brain
Meta: · 2 comments
... as this one show up neatly aligned in Netscape/Mozilla, instead of showing up partially, add to the <form> tag ...
9 Jun 2002: Geophysics vs. the Universe
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... vs. geophysics - the difference is really in the approach. Instead of putting rocks in our mouths and exclaiming "ooh, halite! we must be ...
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... are right and I just end up with cool supernatural powers instead. 3. Fatal indigestion. My quest for the most preposterous peanut-butter ...
13 May 2002: Philosophical Questions
Meta: · 2 comments
... me, you'd put on a diaper and wrap me in bacon" crap. So instead, I asked ...
28 Apr 2002: button bushes
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... issues surrounding the creation of a new genre, instead of exploring them with any depth the director just cut to another ...
22 Apr 2002: Magickal Transmutations
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bruises, capitalism sucks, post-apocalyptic aesthetic sensibilities · 2 comments
... splotchy blue glory all significant bruises enjoy. But instead, when I woke up this morning, it had migrated to the top of my skin and ... for the most part, very adept at wanting what I can find instead of what I can't have. To put it another way, I have cheap tastes. My ...
14 Apr 2002: Tax Time, Fun Time!
Meta: · 2 comments
... Hong Kong?" "Or like making the check out to Ariel Sharon instead of the United States government?" "Yeah." In other news, if you just ...
19 Mar 2002: Free Theorems Yum Yum
Personal: · 2 comments
... good person would have waited until summer to explode, instead of doing it when she would be abdicating academic responsibilities and ... other people who just want to get on with their job instead of wondering why this silly girl is fucking up for no apparent reason, ...
16 Mar 2002: Someone’s a Cruel Landlord
Meta: · no comments
... because I've lately started storing my socks rolled-up instead of haphazard and I think it embodies a pleasant crazy-quilt aesthetic, ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... has been a little cold to those who build houses instead of battleships. Some related bits and pieces: Girls are ...
16 Feb 2002: vapid
Links: · no comments
... of course that thought is about pinball. Zooooom. So instead, it's time to clear my system of random crap. Normally, web sites ...
14 Feb 2002: Heart Moon Puppy Love Muffin
Personal, Politics: doctors, hair, Valentine's Day · no comments
... much effort to compile the thing and I was tired. So instead I did a couple decidedly non-romantic things to mark the day - gave out ...
11 Feb 2002: Sorry, try again
Personal: · no comments
... has gone to lately and if I should just go to Mongolia instead. You probably don't want to hear that. Or maybe you do, but I don't ...
31 Jan 2002: Stupid Economy
Politics: Homeland Stupidity, job fairs, peace corps · no comments
... everybody. I want to go get drunk, but I have math to do instead. Bleah. *A friend of mine was just complaining about her little ...
29 Jan 2002: Coffee
Human Fuzzies: Astrid Lindgren, coffee, inner child, pippi longstocking · no comments
... actual induction to the wonderful world of drinking coffee instead of merely smelling it, which was in 8th grade when a friend of mine ...
26 Jan 2002: People At My School
Teaching: learning, mathematics, seismology · no comments
... I'll be able to have pictures that solve wave equations, instead of just letters, and I'm a huge fan of math pictures even if I can't ...
25 Jan 2002: Sprocket!
Personal, Whimsy: · no comments
... which is superior because it gives results of order unity instead of this hundred-billion crap, but inferior because the math takes more ...
24 Jan 2002: Core 1a
Personal: · no comments
... audience. I could rant about this forever. Alas, I must instead select a topic and write a paragraph about how I plan to make it look ...
22 Jan 2002: hoom, hoom
Politics: · no comments
... Selma, and then went grocery shopping and did homework instead. Happy Martin Luther King day. Or Wellington's Anniversary day or ...
11 Jan 2002: Flamingo Lips
Personal: blue sky, cult movement, embouchure, paying attention, peach, trumpet-playing, writing style · no comments
... try out some kind of mindless authoritarian cult movement instead - I bet I can find one that'll make me never have to do another physics ...
17 Dec 2001: trolls on pigs
Links: · no comments
... tomorrow morning that you really ought to be studying for instead. La la ...
Aimless: · no comments
... maybe I'd learn something useful about tomorrow's final. Instead, I was treated to some meaningless ramble (well, there was no math, ...
9 Dec 2001: side couples square through
Personal: agnosticism, atheism, cookies, dancing, julefrokost, monkeys, religion, religious conversion, religious preferences, square dancing, unitarian church · 1 comment
... on banana chocolate chip cookies in the near future instead, since I've got some gunky bananas in my cupboard, but I haven't made ...
1 Nov 2001: mommy, don’t make me go home!
Personal: · no comments
... last couple weeks have I started to find the people I like instead of the people I just like to hang out with, the places worth going back ...
10 Oct 2001: Slippery When Wet
Personal: · no comments
... warm chair, I'm not going to write about any of them. Instead, I'm going to write about the odd feeling of protective ...
7 Oct 2001: Suckers!
Personal: government gravy trains, Sweden, the scientific lifestyle, utter glee · no comments
... pay for your vacations by calling them research, and are instead funding my vacations with your tax money." I'm currently ensconced in a ...
4 Sep 2001: train tracks
Human Fuzzies, Personal: concrete walls, graffiti, keyboards, kudzu, post-apocalyptic aesthetic sensibilities, sweetness and light, trains, weeds · no comments
... funny new keyboards, I still am constantly typing øo instead of ø, and åa instead of å. Multi-keystroke control sequences are more than just convenient ...
2 Sep 2001: redesign in progress
Meta: · no comments
... the way of my mop. So, I'll sit here and play with colors instead. If you happen to drop by in the next few hours and things look funky, ...
31 Aug 2001: recovered conversation
Personal: · no comments
... impact on a foreign server, boys and girls; keep them instead on a diskette, which you can lose and rediscover as many times as you ...
20 Aug 2001: please, please
Human Fuzzies: Danish, language quirks, manners · no comments
... things in conditional tenses, asking "do you know?" instead of "can you please tell me?" and that sort of thing. Actually, I say ...
13 Aug 2001: aha! an American!
Human Fuzzies, Personal: Danish, tourism · no comments
... camoflauge worked around Rådhuspladsen as well. Instead, I just admit that I've only been here a week myself and can barely ...
15 Jul 2001: no hate mail yet
Meta: blog status updates · no comments
Yeah! the server's back up! Now I have an excuse not to sleep. I have: thrown together a quick biography and a links page, and joined the Amazon associates program, which makes me feel a bit like a whore. On the other hand, it gives me the right to grab ...
14 Jul 2001: argyle sock envy
Links, Personal: · no comments
... I wore thick-rimmed glasses, argyle socks, and a skirt, instead of ancient patched jeans and a t-shirt with the high voltage warning ... on. I wish my hair were short and dyed mulberry, instead of natural brown because I'm too vain to let a drop of bleach anywhere ...