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5 Dec 2015: Belated Brew Log: Massive Cider Edition
Food: apples, brewing, cider, crab apples, pears, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... into the food mill on my KitchenAid. I have a line on a larger grinder to borrow for next year. Seven gallons made it into cider, as ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... milk ice cream; the runnings of blackberry juice from my larger-than-you-would-ever-choose-if-you-wanted-your-berries-to-come-home-unsmashed ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... with Indian plums Indian plums are small fruits with a large pit. The best way to de-seed them is with a food mill - and when you've ... Then I spent some time as a field interviewer with the largest ever survey in Indian country (warning: link is to a long-ass PDF ...
25 May 2013: Chaladnik (Belarusian oxalic acid soup)
Food: Eastern European cuisines, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel · 3 comments
... the use of Rumex species to make a sour soup. Rumex is a large genus, including various kinds of docks and sorrels. The paper didn't ...
7 Apr 2013: How I Don’t Eat Dandelions
Food: Asteraceae, bitters, coffee substitutes, dandelions, Food, infusions · 10 comments
... emerging theme is that dandelions are great as part of a larger whole, but I'm not so into them as a stand-alone ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... process had destroyed the flavor. My freezer is not large but I will find the space for a couple of little jam jars. Scotch broom ...
Food: Asteraceae, cocktails, Lamiaceae, recipes, thyme, toddies · no comments
... take up in my barware cabinet. Drinking a toddy out of the large mugs I use for coffee feels a bit ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
... leads me to buy whole birds from the supermarket and bake large batches of cookies while listening to the exact same carols I have been ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... is sufficiently acidic that a small amount will protect a large quantity of jam, anyway. So this whole exercise with the flocculating was ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... came home tonight after a large lunch, thinking about a warm, light dinner of crockpot chicken stock with ...
Food: Amaryllidaceae, black locust, Brassicaceae, chives, edible flowers, Fabaceae, flowers, recipes, salad, soup · 6 comments
... After the flowers were washed and fluffed dry, the large bowl, the giant bowl, the stockpot, and the popcorn bowl were all ...
11 Mar 2009: Ternary Phase Diagram for Cracker-Crumb Crusts
Food: graham cracker crust, phase diagrams, pie, pie charts · 5 comments
... prepare, the graham cracker crust is delicious over a much larger range of compositions than a traditional pie crust. I will have ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... of a captured asteroid, most of which survived as the larger moon Pasiphaë. Sponde is also one of the Horae, who presides over ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... a real-life fault, and found that this effect really is large enough to be potentially significant. Takahashi, M., K. Mizoguchi, and ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: cartography, environmental consulting · 11 comments
... storage. I mean, you were working on a project at a large industrial facility. Did you really expect your figures to snooze ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... to the mid-1920s, the business of making seismometers was largely carried out by individual seismologists, who all had their own clever ... of an earthquake to find the magnitude, and now for large earthquakes we use the whole seismogram (er, well, the whole seismogram ...
20 Jan 2009: What Does it Mean to “Learn Science”?
Meta, Science, Teaching: edutainment, unfinished drafts · 2 comments
... explanations are put in context they can illuminate larger concepts. The most difficult question educators face: "Why should I ...
7 Jan 2009: Volcano Geodesy 101
Aimless: · 6 comments
... the signals earth scientists are looking for. This is in large part due to fluctuations in atmospheric conditions which slow down or ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... the many teams of pudgy young women in ratty, one-size-too-large t-shirts that criss-cross the country, promoting science and engineering ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... rainforest - brought about by the closure of the world's largest tantalum mine in Australia - means that Central Africa is suddenly ...
18 Dec 2008: California is Safe?
Aimless: · 10 comments
... to the national average. It's clear, though, that very large, very infrequent earthquakes are a significant part of the overall ...
15 Dec 2008: Geo-Memeage
Aimless: · 5 comments
... since I'm planning to spend that evening brute forcing a large refrigerator through an only slightly larger window. Below the fold: Geotripper dug up a list of 100 things ...
4 Nov 2008: Evelyn Julia Brumm, Rest in Peace
Aimless: · 8 comments
... designed to help us feel connected to something larger than ourselves. As an atheist among grieving Catholics, I find that much ... on the voter rolls while he was voting. Iowa City has a large transient student population; if they're not purging their records ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... perpetrated by men who suddenly 'snap' or 'crack', a large percentage of homicides involving sexual intimacy where men killed women ... in the impoverishment of women globally. The problem is larger than whether or not you are dressing to please a man. ... When women who ...
19 Sep 2008: 5 Minerals Every Dabbler Should Know
Aimless: · 11 comments
... parades by dismissing their shiny specks as "just mica". Larger samples of mica are easy to recognize because of the distinctive "flaky ...
1 Sep 2008: The Science of Deliciousness
Aimless: · 9 comments
... of Kale Panic.* The chapters are not only short but largely independent of each other, so Kitchen Mysteries is great for dipping in ...
20 Aug 2008: The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 26 comments
... creamy texture, which would be ruined by the presence of large ice crystals. To achieve this, you want to cool your ice cream so quickly ... that is left to cool slowly underground will also produce large crystals. Coming tomorrow: The metamorphic petrology of ice cream, or, ...
22 Jul 2008: Volcanoes Are Good
Aimless: · 17 comments
... the link between OAE2 and volcanism (but not Vulcans whose large brains are also known to cause major oxygen ...
17 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... has no obvious hook. Its surface is covered with large amounts of almost pure methane ice, which is scientifically fascinating, ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... N.J. (1992). Detection of Hydrothermal Precursors to Large Northern California Earthquakes. Science, 257(5075), 1363-1368. DOI: ...
11 Jul 2008: Friday Earthquake Blogging: M7.9 Southeast Alaska
Aimless: · 1 comment
... any water to speak of. This tsunami was caused by a large chunk of mountain that fell into the ocean as a result of the ...
5 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 6 comments
... 13 you will have the exciting honor of hosting the world's largest-ever earthquake drill, and there is a blog devoted to the preparations. ...
Science: · 14 comments
... energy of an earthquake. So when you get one extremely large event, such as the Great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, it completely swamps everything else. Its largest aftershock still contains more energy than all of the other earthquakes ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... a few blogs, including a new one for the GLAST (Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope) mission. The introductory post reports that Things ... the southside of Copernicus. Imagine flying in a large underground cavern. Imagine high-jumping in 1/6th G. Or ...
17 Jun 2008: Another Lusi Update
Aimless: · 4 comments
... else at Lapindo) thinks are wrong, our paper is based largely on a combination of public records, like the earthquake catalogs ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... like to learn new things and explain them to others. I am largely indifferent to which things I am learning, exactly - or rather, I am ...
25 Apr 2008: The Meaning of Significance
Aimless: · 3 comments
... dull technical prose. It was all part of the larger environmental impact review required for all new construction in ...
22 Apr 2008: The Personal is Political, Earth Day Edition
Politics: earth day, environmentalism, feminism · 10 comments
... politics... which is good, 'cause I'm distracted today by larger-scale theoretical considerations: In the end, the root of the problem ... have in common: They are both movements to create large-scale cultural change. Most feminists, and I suspect most ... choices must also be used as sources of insight into larger problems, and these larger problems require collective action. So. ...
3 Apr 2008: Mud Volcano Tofu
Aimless: · 7 comments
... before it has time to do anything to the tofu, anyway. Larger hydrocarbons are sometimes present in mud volcanoes, but not usually in ...
29 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Desert Varnish
Aimless: · 5 comments
... desert, and find that most of the things that happen to large-scale sediments also happen to desert varnish: chemicals are dissolved at ...
25 Feb 2008: Does This Rheometer Make Me Look Fat?
Aimless: rheology · 6 comments
... into sheets of neat hexagons. This arrangement governs the large-scale behavior of the bead-fluid mixture. Suspensions of perfectly ... of fluid (in this case, the gap between cylinders was large enough for perhaps 10-30 glass beads), and the real world, where things ...
22 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Oil Shale
Aimless: · 12 comments
... test methods of extracting the oil, either by installing large underground ovens, or by pumping in other chemical reagents designed to ...
21 Feb 2008: And the Three Billion Dollar Grant Goes to…
Aimless: · 5 comments
... a hole, not in the sense that it makes it through a very large fraction of the crust), all of which will require careful, detailed ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... egalitarian - unlike other fields, we do not see large-scale gender fractionation between the master's and Ph.D. As a Ph.D. ...
20 Jan 2008: How to Make Good Cloud-Watching Weather
Science: climate change, clouds, irrigation · 2 comments
... In the late afternoon, when this temperature difference is largest, the hot air above the desert wants to rise, and cool air from the ...
10 Dec 2007: Monday AGU Accomplishment Checklist
Science: american geophysical union, conference blogging, geoblogosphere · 4 comments
... probably applies to any large professional conference. I am firmly stuck in "nervous" until my talk is ...
28 Nov 2007: It’s “That Time” of the Science
Science: goals, the scientific lifestyle, writing · 6 comments
... on. I am constantly finding new and creative ways to enlarge my error bars. What do you do when you're stuck at that point of the ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... place", not just immediately in the AFS's mind but in a larger sense, in which an angry woman is immediately confronted, dismissed, ...
15 Oct 2007: Whatever Doesn’t Kill Us Will Provide a Nice Soak
Personal, Science: camping, hot springs, Long Valley · 3 comments
... though, or the tubs will fill up. Long Valley is a large and explosive volcano. It will kill you. Stay ...
5 Oct 2007: Friday Rock Blogging: Berea Sandstone
Science: rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
... an area that, 330 million years ago, was occupied by a large bay off the epicontinental sea that covered most of what is now the ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... particular focus, to tie things together into larger structures or trends, but the book is really a series of isolated ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... and a nice Chianti.” Wal-Mart has always been a larger retailer than Sears and has always employed more workers than GM. Being ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... we can all feel good about. In the process, we expose larger narratives about who we are as a democratic nation, which are of course ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... featuring the Teide-Pico Viejo volcano And they've enlarged the existing High Alps site of Jungfrau - Aletsch - ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... a pony dressed in ribbons, or friends who can share a large, important slice of our lives. If we can't even talk about what we want, ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... significant difference). My suspicion is that this is largely mediated by self-confidence, which is gendered both in terms of who has ...
11 Apr 2007: Looking for New Earth
Science: extrasolar planets, telescopes · 6 comments
... However, most of the known exoplanets are inhospitably large and gaseous - like Jupiter, but bigger. This is simply because bigger ...
10 Apr 2007: Another Earthquake Prediction Failure
Science: earthquake prediction · 4 comments
... market forecasters and throw them in a pot with a very large data set). On the esoteric end of things is the use of something called ... b-value, a number which defines the relative frequency of large earthquakes and small earthquakes. Previous studies have suggested that ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... heat. The basic question posed by the figure above is, do large earthquakes release energy in the same way as small ones? The ... waves. It's normalized by the size of the quake, so if large and small earthquakes are the same, we would expect the data to fall on a ...
21 Feb 2007: Blocking Mt. Etna
Science: volcanoes, X-treem hazard mitigation · 2 comments
... navy units involved tried several different ways to place large decommissioned anti-terrorist barriers into a vent approximately 8,000 ... the heat simply ignited the concrete. We then built a very large slide and were going to stack barriers on the slide and slip it into the ...
24 Oct 2006: Hawaii, the New York Times, and Triggered Seismicity
Science: earthquakes, Hawaii, lazy journalism · 9 comments
... radiates most of its energy. It also occurs at such large distances that the changes in stress observed when the earthquake has ...
Politics: Alameda County, endorsements, local elections, Oakland · 4 comments
... I'd vote for it in a heartbeat, but the bond measure is in large part devoted to moving the main library to the old Kaiser Convention ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... for the record, my personal grooming practices have largely been determined by my early acceptance of a forced choice between ... as that of "role model material". Since this process is largely opaque to me I am certainly not in a position to honor my models' ...
20 Aug 2006: Blackberry Pie
Food: blackberries, cooking, desserts, foraging, pie, Rosaceae · 11 comments
... berries outside our bellies, but eventually we found a large discarded Doritos bag, rinsed it out, and filled it up with berries. ...
11 Aug 2006: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Months in Advance
Science: hazard mitigation, volcanoes · 12 comments
... it takes seismic waves to travel from earthquakes to a large array of receivers is used to determine the seismic wave speed in the ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... their claims are seen, rightly or wrongly, as part of a larger argument about gender equity in the sciences. Viewed in such a context, ...
19 Jul 2006: I Read Wifework So You Don’t Have To
Human Fuzzies, Politics: book reviews, feminism, gender, marriage, sexism · 7 comments
... To be fair, that's not the audience of the book, but it is largely the audience of this blog so I feel no compunction in complaining about ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... who are struggling women who attended small colleges, large universities, sci/tech schools, and all-female institutions women who ...
Science: rock blogging, Sierra Nevada, stable isotopes · 6 comments
... of tectonic event: a mountain range's bottom falling off. Large granite bodies like the Sierras are born with a sort of evil twin ...
23 Jun 2006: How I Rescued My Blog from Google’s Cache
Meta: blogtinkery, database backups, database recovery, Google as backup, scripts, WordPress · 2 comments
... with, and the WordPress importer can sometimes choke on large files, I split the import job into 5 files. I used the WordPress import ...
17 May 2006: On the Racial Dynamics of Bus Boarding
Politics: racism, white studies · 7 comments
... long sterile corridor, we came to a big double door with a large sign that said in bold block letters: ICU, KEEP OUT, NO ADMISSION, ...
13 Mar 2006: Quickies
Aimless, Links, Politics, Science: better living through science, mystery rocks, scientific culture, sexism · 9 comments
... little more than minimum wage in the kid's section of a large bookstore because I am "naturally" better at dealing with kids or because ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... has picked up on the word patriarchy, and has also been largely full of shit, well, correlation and causation, isn't it? Arguments ...
19 Dec 2005: Happy Whatever
Politics: atheism, Christmas, holidays, religion, secularism, thanksgiving · 6 comments
... and gifts are frequently misinterpreted by the culture-at-large doesn't mean they are somehow inherently religious artefacts or that I ...
1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... preference of all right-thinking persons, because large mustaches unbalanced by equally large beards are objectively hideous things that look like they're eating your ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... cups of tea. Size: There's a tradeoff between being so large that people don't really bond, and being so small that one interpersonal conflict can destroy everything. Forty people feels large to me; there are some people who slip through the cracks and don't feel ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... for Unions I own little dribs and drabs of nearly every large corporation in the US (yay index funds!). The officers of these ...
23 Oct 2005: Peevishness and Science
Human Fuzzies, Links: pep bands, project management · no comments
... night I was about the crankiest I've been in a long time, largely as a result of the full-on pep band playing crap arrangements of ...
19 Oct 2005: My Favorite Cop-Out
Links: depression, museums · 6 comments
... architecture. Suffice it to say that this sort of thing is largely a design ...
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
... instead of anti-patriarchy ass-kicking. See also larger, steamier heaps of scorn at Rebel Dad, Echidne of the Snakes, and ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: lazy journalism, words · no comments
... a conglomerate is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of largeish, rounded to sub-rounded chunks, cemented together in a matrix of ...
24 Jul 2005: A Distribution of Props
Personal: pie, thanksgiving, travelogue · 4 comments
... to a pillar in the Liverpool Street Station wearing my large, certifiably security-threatening backpack: Four props. However, I remain ...
12 Jul 2005: Another Tale From The Dreamtime…
Whimsy: dreams, guest posts · no comments
... the architecture bore some resemblence to a couple of the larger institutions I've attended, but wasn't an exact match to any in my RL ...
29 Jun 2005: Guestblogger number the two
Aimless: guest posts · no comments
... I do most of my babbling at my very own blog. But I have a large reserve of babble. My knowledge of rocks is very limited, so I will ...
10 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Gnammas
Science: Australia, rock blogging, Yosemite · 3 comments
... of the term seems, from quick Google inspection, to be largely restricted to Australia - which is a pity as I think it's a fun word. ...
3 Jun 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Glacial Polish
Uncategorized: rock blogging · 6 comments
... which have funny names: drumlins and eskers and cwms on a large scale, chatter marks and striations and polish* on a smaller scale. ...
16 May 2005: I Wish I Were Covered in Fuzzy Knobs
Links, Meta, Personal: anti-spam, cnidarians, hyperopia, myopia, vision · 4 comments
... referral spam that made it through my htaccess barriers, a large number of badly behaved spiderbots, and two one hits that appeared to be ...
13 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Evaporites
Science: evaporites, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 3 comments
... soluble things present in fresh water, so their presence largely controls the amount of crap (calcite and dolomite) that precipitates ...
9 Apr 2005: Suggestions for the Improvement of Hipster Music
Human Fuzzies: hipsters, music · 8 comments
... tape over the lead singer's mouth, leaving a hole just large enough for a ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... rudely or dismissively when I tell them I'm from a largely blue and pink collar background. They just say "oh" in that oh, my ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... - as it is not currently available in poche you may need a large handbag. A slip of paper with the word "wymyn" on it will do in a ...
17 Dec 2004: Pink
Politics: cars, colors, gender · no comments
... in this context unless I make explicit reference to a large pink strap-on? I need a little song to sing whenever I get these shades ...
13 Dec 2004: In Which I Join the Establishment
Personal: caffeine, old fogeyism · 4 comments
... only have large chunks of my favorite slang been co-opted by The Man (one of my managers ...
19 Nov 2004: Quickies
Personal, Politics: Christian hegemony, elections · no comments
... his little routine at the Rose Bowl tonight - the second-largest event they were expecting this season, after the USC-UCLA game. He did ...
10 Nov 2004: Suckers for Science in the Suburbs
Politics: California ballot propositions, embryonic stem cells, genetic engineering, health care, scientific illiteracy, stem cell research · 5 comments
... asserting our right to act alone as the world's sixth-largest economy. Yeah, it was also about overhyped science, but to look at that ... you live in a nice suburb, and you drive a very large, very safe SUV. You own some power tools, and maybe a gun, but you're ...
20 Oct 2004: Fabulousness at the Beach
Links, Personal: cars, cubicle living, jalopies · no comments
... still doesn't have working brakes, I'm at work, while a large chunk of the office (including my ride home) finishes the seminal ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... function, if only because niche blogs tend to attract larger audiences. Presumably it's an exercise in healthy community bonding as ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... system; The "balance of power" between small states and large states depends on the closeness of the election - voters in large states have more power during close elections, while voters in small ...
27 Jul 2004: PSA: Dental Hygiene
Personal: dentistry, saliva · 4 comments
... of a root canal, depending on the performance of a rather large chunk of composite filling... and two cavities apart from that. ...
13 Jul 2004: Memo to the Guy in the Escalade
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cars, driving, etiquette, SUVs · no comments
... be impossible to ensure that the fuel intake of your very large vehicle is directly aligned with the middle pump. Please note, however, ... well-known for their parallel parking finesse. Cars larger than subcompact class may be prevented from using the pump at all until ...
27 Jun 2004: Spoons
Whimsy: pudding, silliness, spoons · 3 comments
... feeding for your spoons can reduce the need for expensive large-scale antibiotic treatments in the silverware ...
22 Jun 2004: You Know You’re From Where You’re From When
Whimsy: jokes · 1 comment
... know many people who attended college at a large university near the place you're ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... the first time I've twigged onto a casual remark about how large, rapidly growing, arid megalopoles are sure-fire recipes for disaster. ... how much water can be safely drawn from Basin X pays a large chunk of my salary and some variation in the figures won't hurt the ...
25 Jan 2004: Sweet Potato Soup
Food: Convolvulaceae, mushrooms, recipes, soup, sweet potatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. chopped chives In a large pot braise chopped leeks and onion in a little water, covered, over low ...
4 Dec 2003: Foul Putrid News Organization
Politics: · no comments
... Also, Calpundit's coverage of the issue will attract a larger audience and more commenters, if you're into that sort of thing. The ...
30 Nov 2003: Umami = Love
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... as per tradition: Hanging pots Mugs with handles large enough to put all four fingers through to the knuckle Socks that are ...
2 Aug 2003: Housing Markets
Personal, Politics: apartment hunting, capitalism sucks, hey lazyweb, Los Angeles · 3 comments
... paycheck (which I'm not, but let's pretend) then $85 is a large chunk of money. Faced with the prospect of paying it up front, possibly ...
8 Jul 2003: Blog Birthday II: Return of the Sleazy Googlers
Meta: · 4 comments
... contest. Second, I opened an account at one of those yucky large banks today, and they had the kind of lobby furniture designed to imitate ...
4 Jun 2003: Exploded Your Mom’s Cambrian Energy Drinks
Personal, Science: · 4 comments
... All the energy drinks taste the same to me now. I am one large, sessile energy drink filter feeder, and I am writing about how the ...
28 Apr 2003: I want my 2 1/2 hours back
Personal: · no comments
... and passport had been approved by the triage desk, I was largely spared the burdens of conversation; my papers spoke for me as we went ...
26 Apr 2003: Tenure’s No Damn Good!
Aimless: · 2 comments
... Right now, I have to express my discomfort with the large number of professors in the building with me, working quietly and ...
16 Apr 2003: Green Mung Beans
Meta: · no comments
... Also, there was a spam in my mailbox from the world's largest exporter of green mung beans from China, whose name was Nanjing ...
8 Apr 2003: E-I-E-I-O
Personal: garage sales, grades, Los Angeles · no comments
... didn't. I did, however, acquire a nice pair of shoes and a large cast iron skillet for the princely sum of $5. Hollywood always has the ...
3 Apr 2003: Colossal Squid
Links: · 3 comments
They've found a specimen of ginormous squid, more or less intact. I always forget about the parts of the world that can still be mapped in pictures of dragons and sea serpents - probably because nobody actually draws dragons on maps any more, which is a da ...
23 Dec 2002: Holiday Someones
Meta: elves, fan mail, hobbits, pants, sewing · 6 comments
... I have a large amount of cryptic fan mail to catch up on (and when I say large, I am telling a gentle underwhelmement, as the spout box was held hostage ...
11 Nov 2002: Rrrrr-awwwrrrerrr! says the leaf blower
Personal: · 1 comment
... housing, and today they brought out the leaf blower. A large he-boobied man had the blower backpack on, and every so often you could ...
9 Nov 2002: What I Love
Whimsy: · no comments
... on the chalkboard in the band break room, with large, awkward cursive in multi-colored chalk: What I Love About Caltech? I ...
18 Sep 2002: The Bright Side of Global Warming
Politics: · 2 comments
... upcoming UNEP report points out, that while many of the larger oil companies may have strict environmental regulations, the secondary ...
17 Aug 2002: Someone Presents a URL
Meta: monkeys · no comments
... at happy munkee seem to at least sort of understand. The larger issue, obviously, is not the pursuit of happeeness but the pursuit of ...
5 Jul 2002: Liminal Kangaroo Courts
Meta: blogular wanking, snobbery · no comments
... a small permeable circle of internet friends, I want a large flowing crowd of admirers who are demonstrably sparkling and ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... about. Apparently it is filthy in here. Mind you, we did a large-scale cleaning last week (as in spending the whole day doing it, cleaning ...
13 Jun 2002: The Universe Is Expanding
Uncategorized: guest posts · 3 comments
... as the bedroom I have in the apartment (maybe slightly larger, but the closet was smaller, so it evens out). My roommate had the ...
11 Jun 2002: Ah, My Virgin Eyes!
Human Fuzzies: denmark, soccer · 5 comments
... (three!) close-up shots of the French goalie's bum on a large-screen TV. Crazy. Anyone planning to watch the match on replay: random ... in English. Am I missing something, or does Denmark have a large international fan base? Maybe it's just a bunch of people who hate the ...
9 Jun 2002: Morbid Fascination
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... of me. (I have a small collection of them on my desk, largely acquired from such places as World Of Science and metaphysical ...
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... have the bad fortune to live on a major fault line. A large quake is expected sooner rather than later, and I anticipate plunging to ...
5 Jun 2002: …that too
Meta: · no comments
... all of the guestbloggers for the duration. Messages in the large box will still go to me and me only. Speak softly and carry a big stick, ...
30 May 2002: Someone Wants Naked Sorority Frolicking
Whimsy: fan mail, search requests · 3 comments
... - not to mention a string of things like "penis enlarge hack," "rhymes with green," "physics of a pogo stick" and, disturbingly, ...
23 May 2002: Tomorrow Was Yesterday
Personal: Caltech, Ditch Day, utter glee · no comments
... highlight of the day, though, was being led into a large whitewashed room where several bottles of tempera paint were waiting for ... the highlight of the day, but slightly more marketable to large audiences, was the presence of Jay Leno's camera crew. They were on ...
19 Mar 2002: But What About Time Cube?
Links: crackpots · no comments
... pyramidical energy crystals that are self-constructing larger colored pyramidical crystals of matter from out of random chaos. We feel ...
16 Feb 2002: vapid
Links: · no comments
... if one lives near a university campus which operates largely on trust: About six months ago Rick in the Physics machine shop was ...
14 Jan 2002: Goats
Links: · no comments
... that you first decide whether you would rather have a large sum of money, or a goat; this is the form the professor posed to us ...
10 Jan 2002: the cat came back
Personal: culture shock, diary, repatriating · 1 comment
... involving a meat grinder, and what Caltech's tremendously large and well-fed pack of lawyers would do about such a situation. But the ...
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
... I understand. But the selection of margarines - a shelf large enough to encompass almost the entire dairy section of my old local Netto ...
15 Dec 2001: mo’ betta’ meta meta burger
Meta: Caltech, denmark, search requests · no comments
... can't find any, would be all right. But this impersonal "enlarge your penis" shit is just not enough anymore. Oh well; there are more ...
10 Dec 2001: tuna fish sculpture
Food, Meta: cooking, groceries · no comments
... game show chefs, here are my random groceries: a large (very large) can of tuna half a bag of hazelnuts most of a sack of sugar a sack ...
20 Nov 2001: the 10-crown store
Personal: search requests, socks · no comments
In today's referral logs, we have a search for "trendy socks" and another one for "mullet coffee table book". I'm so happy I could just pee. But speaking of socks, I needed a cheap disposable tablecloth today so I went down to the Danish equivalent of the ...
17 Nov 2001: jeg var…
Personal: diary, words · no comments
... this problem back in the halcyon days when I was voted "largest vocabulary" of my graduating class. Maybe this is a sign of higher ...
25 Sep 2001: Whenever I look at the
Politics: · no comments
... I always start to wonder how I can completely miss such a large segment of the population. I realize of course that my contact with the ...
24 Sep 2001: Juggling Cabbages
Personal: cabbages, diary, juggling · 1 comment
... billiard balls, and now also cabbages. Cabbages are too large and dense to easily start juggling without assistance, and if you've ...
16 Sep 2001: Salvaged Item #2: a list
Aimless: · no comments
... - they've got a maze of nicely carpeted tunnels connecting large office buildings. The same damn sunglasses shop appears at about 3 ...
12 Sep 2001: some thoughts
Politics: · no comments
... keenly felt my Americanness, I have also felt loud, and large, and brash, and somewhere on the scale from cheeky to insufferably rude. ...
6 Sep 2001: outside my window
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... is long gone, a trip to Hungary still felt like a much larger undertaking than a comparable visit to Germany. Now, I grew up in Iowa. ...
24 Jul 2001: socks
Meta, Personal: fonts, socks · 1 comment
... socks with colors and patterns that would be absurd on a larger piece of fabric. What's even better is to wear two mismatching socks, ... to avoid it. It's just that Tahoma looks terrible in large point, and Lucida Console is well-nigh illegible at the small sizes I ...