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Food: cheatgrass, fescue, grains, Poaceae · 2 comments
... it, which... sort of helped to break the straw down but mostly served to embed bits of straw and grass seeds into the pillowcase. ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... water hemlock. The carrot family is some scary shit, mostly not for beginners. (Fennel is probably the one exception - between the ... genetic condition that leads to G6PDH deficiency; it is mostly asymptomatic unless you eat a lot of fava beans or take medications ...
23 Jun 2013: Osoberry Ossobucco
Food: Indian plum, jam, lamb, meat, osoberries, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... wine Stock (my current batch of scrap stock was mostly chicken) Juniper berries Garlic Thyme, oregano, fennel seeds, sage, ...
14 May 2013: Pickled Broom Buds
Food: Fabaceae, pickles · no comments
... The pickled buds were pleasantly toothsome and tasted mostly of pickle-brine with an undertone of pea. They just weren't quite a ...
2 Apr 2013: Dandelion Mead
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, dandelions, Food, honey, mead, metheglin, natural dyes, Onagraceae · 3 comments
... this vegetable matter" sort of smell to it, which I've mostly experienced as an unfortunate, unrecoverable error in vodka infusions. ...
21 May 2009: Field Vehicle Amenities
Science: cars, field work · 10 comments
... foot's on the brake) have slightly different requirements, mostly involving cargo space. Multiple cup holders. Constantly scrounging ...
20 Mar 2009: Are the Tonga Earthquake and Eruption Related?
Science: coincidence, earthquakes, volcanoes · 11 comments
... seismicity, and fluids in subduction zones, but it's mostly discussing the kinds of relationships that must be carefully teased from ...
14 Mar 2009: Guinness Lamb Pie
Food: beer, lamb, pie, recipes · 6 comments
... for easy use later. Fortuitously, my most recent batch was mostly lamb ribs and onion butts. ~1/2 pint Guinness Salt, pepper, and MSG to ...
8 Mar 2009: Kiwi Lime Pie (with Bonus Cocktail)
Food: Actinidiaceae, cocktails, kiwi, pie, recipes, Rutaceae · 13 comments
... do not juice the same way citrus do, and you are getting mostly pulp. Juice a small lime on top of that, and then push some of the kiwi ...
Politics, Science: Pinatubo, US party politics, volcano monitoring, volcanoes · 32 comments
... 1991: hundreds of millions of dollars worth of property (mostly airplanes) was saved, as were thousands of lives. That 30,000% figure ...
18 Dec 2008: California is Safe?
Aimless: · 10 comments
... version, the Los Angeles Times noticed that California is mostly safe, and ran with that angle. The study's authors looked at ...
11 Dec 2008: An Open Letter to the Science Blogosphere
Meta: · 10 comments
... entry. I tell you this, because after a month or so of mostly ignoring the blogosphere (not for any particularly interesting reason) ...
29 Sep 2008: Cucumber-Fennel Soup
Food: Apiaceae, cooking, cucumbers, Cucurbitaceae, fennel, recipes, soup · 3 comments
... stock whenever the bag fills up - this week's batch was mostly onions, carrots and carrot tops, and summer squash) one ice cube of ...
19 Sep 2008: 5 Minerals Every Dabbler Should Know
Aimless: · 11 comments
... they would introduce to earth science n00bs. They are mostly focused on minerals that are "important" in the sense that they play ... roles in geological processes. As a geophysicist and mostly-physical hydrogeologist, I do most of my thinking about the Earth and ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... of stuff to write about, which summer lassitude will mostly doom to obscurity... but here are a few of the gender and science ... with very fine camel-hair brushes, but you would be wrong. Mostly, from a long way off they look like ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... isn't that concerned about the fact/fiction divide and mostly just want to enjoy a fun story, AND prefer there not be too much ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... at things. The paper's accumulated citations are mostly from people thinking about geyser eruption dynamics. We still can't ...
11 Jul 2008: Friday Earthquake Blogging: M7.9 Southeast Alaska
Aimless: · 1 comment
... directly - in a strike-slip event, the ground moves mostly horizontally, not vertically, so it doesn't displace any water to speak ...
30 Jun 2008: Tunguskatennial
Aimless: · no comments
... kilometers (one-tenth of Wales). This video shows the mostly recovered forest, and a view of the lake that might or might not be an ...
Science: · 14 comments
... that until the 1990s, large earthquake magnitudes are mostly given as surface-wave magnitudes, and then the catalog shifts to reporting mostly moment magnitudes. If you don't pay close attention to the magnitude ...
18 Jun 2008: Advice for a Mathphobe?
Aimless: · 25 comments
... when it's just me vs. the book, even if it's a subject I'm mostly comfortable with. best of luck, Maria Amanda mentioned in her reply ...
3 Apr 2008: Mud Volcano Tofu
Aimless: · 7 comments
... particular mud volcano, but my guess is that it's erupting mostly connate sea water. Which means that mud volcano tofu may not be so ...
14 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Repost: The Bishop Tuff
Aimless: · 6 comments
... properly called a volcanic breccia, but the Bishop tuff is mostly welded ash. If you look at this formation up close, you’ll see ...
4 Mar 2008: Oops! I’m Perjured Again
Aimless: · 7 comments
... State East Bay for refusing to sign a loyalty oath, I had mostly forgotten that I might be technically guilty of perjury. Y'see, as a ...
29 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Desert Varnish
Aimless: · 5 comments
... Red is iron, green is manganese, and darker areas are mostly silicates (clay). The segregation of iron and manganese indicates that ...
1 Feb 2008: We Can Have a New Geological Epoch If We Want
Aimless: · 21 comments
... America, sediments from 360-320 million years old are mostly limestones which outcrop in the Mississippi River Valley. Sediments from ...
31 Jan 2008: Hello World
Meta: introduction · 31 comments
... from a job hunt. Then again, my pseudonymity has been mostly a joke for most of the 6+ years I've been blogging. I've already ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... were pumping water from the aquifers beneath it, but that mostly stopped in the 70s. This has caused all the problems you might expect ...
4 Jan 2008: Caucus
Politics: Dennis Kucinich, Iowa caucuses, Iowa City, presidential elections · no comments
... won tonight, and kind of paranoid about Huckabee, and mostly tired. I'm going to ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... to do so. In the natural world these assumptions are mostly valid, and there's only one right way to interpret any given set of ...
23 Sep 2007: I Need Idiotproofing
Personal, Science: grad school, software · 3 comments
... farty noises at the very idea of Microsoft Word). I've mostly been interested in getting the job done as fast as possible, without ...
2 Sep 2007: Why I’m a Geophysicist
Personal, Science, Teaching: college education, turning to the dark side · 5 comments
... was not very compelling - a 7th-grade class taught mostly out of the textbook, and a vague impression of musty cases filled with ...
4 Jul 2007: Fourth of July: I’m Doin’ It Wrong
Politics: cat macros, fuck the Enlightenment, patriotism · 11 comments
... and don't plan to actually harangue anyone, this holiday mostly leaves me cold and/or grouchy. (Except the fireworks. I like fireworks. ...
Politics: bravery, rape · 7 comments
... my back: This was in a bar in Noe Valley that draws a mostly local crowd -- early on most days, the patrons were older folks like the ... has seen a lot of incarnations. When the neighborhood was mostly blue-collar Irish and German, it was Doyle's, and then it became the ...
13 Mar 2007: Science as Culture, and Cultural Depictions Thereof
Politics, Science: science in pop culture, white supremacist capitalist patriarchy · 9 comments
... science and blogging. Finally, we learn that science is mostly for white people, especially white men. Of the people depicted on the ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... details if requested. Interviews with out-of-towners will mostly take place via phone because Seal is a small press and my advance is ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... blogger does, it will tend to be extremely temporary and mostly silent. The "little" blogger almost never gets to host the discussion ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... were a minority. When I saw women using the word, it was mostly because they were either committed to a radical or quasi-radical ...
13 Jan 2006: Rehydrated AGU
Science, Teaching: american geophysical union, conference blogging, mass communication, science journalism · no comments
Well, I guess I did promise to try to reconstitute my notes from the AGU mass communication sessions I attended. Like many reconstituted foods, this might be a touch gritty-pasty... I made it to two of the communication talks in between all the Science. ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... whatever other mechanism(s) you care to advance (they're mostly mutually reinforcing, not mutually exclusive), and some liberal guilt ...
19 Dec 2005: Happy Whatever
Politics: atheism, Christmas, holidays, religion, secularism, thanksgiving · 6 comments
Now that finals are over, why not allow the cultural crazies to determine my entire blogging agenda? My officemate (certifiably not a crazy) wrote a manifesto about how people should stop using Judaism as an excuse to put up a tree and call it a "holiday t ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... from Well-Meaning People Who Like Absurdly Complicated and Mostly Ineffective Health Care Policies Something something discount card ...
20 Sep 2005: Climate Change in Human Teeth
Science: climate change, stable isotopes, teeth · no comments
... time. Apparently, the oxygen in your teeth comes mostly from the water you drink. Therefore, if you're interested in the ...
16 Sep 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Portland Cement
Science: cement, rock blogging · 5 comments
... the Isle of Portland. It's made from a mixture of calcium (mostly from limestone) and silica (from sand or clay), with bits of iron, ... made of cement plus a bunch of crap thrown in for bulk - mostly sand and gravel. But it's important to use the right kind of sand and ...
27 Aug 2005: What I Learned in the Field This Month
Science: field work, photoblog, Yosemite · no comments
... station. The rest are from Yosemite National Park, mostly outside Yosemite Valley proper and near Tuolumne Meadows, where we ...
18 Aug 2005: A Book and Two Movies
Human Fuzzies: bears, book reviews, charles darwin, movie reviews, penguins, pirates · 2 comments
... of the mere fact of its existence, aspires to (and mostly attains) merely a predictable sort of wackiness. There are pirates, they ... documentary. The movie focuses on the life and death, but mostly the death, of Timothy Treadwell, an environmental activist who spent his ...
Science: driving, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 5 comments
... geology lest I be killed in the process. *OK, this was mostly because traffic was lighter on the 14. But ...
1 Jun 2005: Academic Insecurity Builds Character
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, brain in a jar, impostor syndrome · 6 comments
... and apathetic and overwhelmed. Others (albeit mostly in the humanities) have written far more insightfully about the ways in ... you get down to the real practicalities, though, I mostly agree with Ms. Ph.D. - grad school and postdochood shouldn't be seen as ...
26 Mar 2005: Iimage Gallery Test Post: Seattle
Human Fuzzies: photoblog · no comments
... of What To Do With The Photoblog remains. This post is mostly to test out IImage Gallery - which could be a swell plugin. And I still ...
18 Mar 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Bishop Tuff
Science: igneous rocks, rock blogging · 4 comments
... properly called a volcanic breccia, but the Bishop tuff is mostly welded ash. If you look at this formation up close, you'll see that it ...
2 Nov 2004: Election Surprise: Squid!
Personal, Politics: · 2 comments
... Due to the vagaries of Google-ju they've been mostly for the Office 52 contest; if Ms. Priver wins by a small margin, then, I ...
5 Oct 2004: Endorsements for Los Angeles Judicial Offices
Politics: endorsements, local elections, Los Angeles · 4 comments
... 29th/21st/44th District mostly-doctrinaire lefty Hugo Schwyzer has posted his ballot, for all but the ...
15 Sep 2004: California Performance Review for Geologists
Politics: California politics, environmentalism, urban planning · no comments
... incomplete list, with opinions where I have them (I mostly don't but I'm trying to acquire some): Merge the State Mining and ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... resources - which was at least partly my fault. Maybe mostly my fault. So, here I am with a steaming pile of blame ready to plop back ...
4 May 2004: Garden Post
Personal: car repair, cars, container gardening, gardening, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... unforgettable flavor (if you believe the tag), but mostly because it has a great hipster-style name. Momotaro! You could name a ...
11 Apr 2004: Aww Like Plant Kittens
Meta: blogtinkery · 3 comments
... rebuild type mod. It's meant to improve commenting speed, mostly, by making MT smart enough not to rebuild everything every time I get a ...
18 Oct 2003: Joe Jonah Euclid
Human Fuzzies: · 5 comments
... IF it is TRUE. Long Term. The younger generation will mostly Learn the Internet. When they Hear Of the Cosmic Consciousness, it is ...
28 Sep 2003: Numbered Notes
Human Fuzzies: · 3 comments
It's obviously the greatest food product ever invented, but deep-fried macaroni and cheese on a stick isn't as tasty as you might expect. The texture compares unfavorably to traditional deep-fried mozarella cheese sticks as well. Neil Stephenson wants to ...
10 Aug 2003: D’OH! System halt.
Meta: · no comments
... explode my tenuous band-aid. Update: Things are sort of mostly working again, I think, after putting MT into a secure little wrapper. ...
17 May 2003: If I Were A Matrix: Reloaded Focus Group
Human Fuzzies: movie reviews, sci-fi · 1 comment
... to this move, that's for sure. SE: Actually, those were mostly matrix interface implants on their chests, not real nipples. MAMA: ...
7 May 2003: Vacuuming for Losers
Personal, Whimsy: cleaning, howtos, vacuums · 2 comments
... space, while trying to convince yourself that they were mostly water glasses anyway. Except for the leftover baked beans and ...
31 Mar 2003: See My Tanned Blisters!
Personal: Hawaii, hawaiian volcano observatory, kilauea, lava trees, papayas, travelogue, volcanoes · no comments
... I should mention that this whole trip was organized and mostly paid for by geologists, as an educational gift to graduates-to-be in the ...
22 Feb 2003: Cartoon Driving Television
Personal: dreams · no comments
... I've been having disappointingly mundane dreams lately. Mostly computer-using physics dreams, plus a couple nights ago, I dreamed I was ...
8 Nov 2002: Mmmeat
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bacterial symbionts, diet, digestion, goats, vegetarianism · no comments
... totally lost without them. It's one thing to be semi-mostly-vegetarian by choice and laziness, but when it's forced upon me by ...
3 Sep 2002: Hog Sweat
Personal: · 4 comments
... of fall for highs in the 90s to around 104? Please? It's mostly a dry heat, really, you'll love it. As long as you're not sensitive to ...
10 Aug 2002: Happy Boys and Girls
Meta, Personal: · 2 comments
Someone has a mundane question for once: how are the jobs coming? Have you started already? Oh yes, that. I've started work, with a bit of an erratic schedule, but it's work. It's okay - enough of a challenge to be interesting, but not so hard as to be s ...
9 Jun 2002: Morbid Fascination
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... perilously near to a fault line. Rocks and I get along, mostly because I have never had reason to suspect that they will eventually be ...
8 Jun 2002: rock and roll
Links: city slickerhood, guest posts, human hamster balls · 2 comments
... and retail geodes, crystals and polished minerals, I mostly don't even see any. Then there's Zorb: human hamster ball as extreme ...
12 May 2002: Opening Lines
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 7 comments
... lines from my favorite books. Only, my fiction-books are mostly in boxes and scattered to the four winds, so I'm giving you the first ...
28 Apr 2002: button bushes
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... scene. To make matters worse, the soundtrack cuts came mostly from the middles of sets, where there's lots of virtuosic ...
4 Apr 2002: goals
Meta: · 2 comments
... I've got a small (5" cube) box full of random stuff - mostly corporate toys from the height of the dotcom frenzy, an emergency ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... or two people in real life where your interactions consist mostly of one-way storytelling, but the stories are so enthralling that you ...
14 Feb 2002: Heart Moon Puppy Love Muffin
Personal, Politics: doctors, hair, Valentine's Day · no comments
... desire to be beautiful? I always thought my mustache was mostly normal, but complicated by the fact that I've dark hair and pale skin - ...
12 Feb 2002: Your Mom’s a Civic Duty
Personal: · no comments
... there's a giant computer - so old that it's still mostly vacuum tubes. And that computer is sending gleeful little currents ...
5 Feb 2002: Joy of Joys
Personal: · no comments
... to kill me when I was just a wee frosh, but since they've mostly stopped that and I no longer live in constant fear, that's not so ...
Personal: · no comments
... on the floor while leaping to avoid being scalded. They've mostly fixed that, ...
14 Jan 2002: Goats
Links: · no comments
... of a few hundred to a thousand dollars for show goats - mostly boers and nubians. Pygmies seem to be cheaper, hovering around one to ...
13 Dec 2001: progesterlicious
Personal: · no comments
... until you feel like your face is full of maggots. They're mostly gone now, but between that and the bleeding and the foreshocks of an ...
17 Nov 2001: uff da
Personal: Christmas, thanksgiving · no comments
... all the commercialism and the winter imagery, and the mostly irrelevant story about a baby religious nutcase has been replaced by a mostly irrelevant story about a starving group of grownup religious ...
16 Nov 2001: gobble gobble
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cooking, thanksgiving · no comments
... any care for piddly historical details. Of course, I'm mostly just not looking forward to the upcoming hunt for a giant roasting bag. ...
6 Nov 2001: things about busses
Meta, Personal: boots, maps, weather · no comments
... bus stop, but I hid it inside my big ol' jacket. It was mostly my hands that were dancing anyway. I am utterly unable to tell the ...
26 Oct 2001: stealing stories
Meta: plagiarism, storytelling · no comments
... so funny to look back on my archives and realize that I've mostly been telling my own stories here, and people are still listening to ...
12 Oct 2001: Back in Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies: sandwiches, Scandinavia, smørrebrød · no comments
... remind me that "we have rules here in Denmark!". Mostly he was referring to my choice of socks, but when it was lunch time he ...
12 Sep 2001: some thoughts
Politics: · no comments
... the First: generally, when I have mostly keenly felt my Americanness, I have also felt loud, and large, and ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... the context of a long private correspondance, I think it's mostly applicable to the blog as well, so I'll cut'n'paste bits of my response. ... and frequent busses. And my comrades-in-cups are mostly various kids from the intensive Danish course I finished a week ago, ...
6 Sep 2001: outside my window
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... near my hometown was over 200 years ago, and happened mostly by way of smallpox. Like many Americans, I have a healthy disrespect ...
3 Sep 2001: it almost makes sense…
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... spate of blog-related articles in the popular press, mostly via the links on Blogger's main page. I followed it here, to another ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... the desk. three things I hear Keyboard clackety-clack. Mostly not belonging to me. The hum and whirring of a copy machine immediately ...
30 Aug 2001: Roskilde
Personal: · no comments
... were all in varying stages of illegibility, the carvings mostly worn away by the feet of generation upon generation of worshippers and ...
28 Jul 2001: an audience at last!
Meta, Personal: · no comments
... I can't think of right now, and just because it's fun. And mostly for the small army of minions. Everyone wants minions. I think that ...