Search Results: often
24 Aug 2013: Cornel Vanilla Cream Pie
Food: Cornaceae, cornels, pie · no comments
... mill. I cooked my first cornels just long enough to soften them up for the food mill, and added as much sugar as it took to make ...
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
... broth the day before a heat wave is forecast. (This is not often an issue for those of us who live in a temperate paradise, but I dimly ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... and infrastructure provide many amenities for car drivers, often at the expense of other modes of transportation. Privilege checklists ...
25 Apr 2011: Approaching New Flavors
Food: book reviews, cookbooks, cooking, Food, foraging, Polygonaceae · no comments
... Oregon grape, or any of the other wild ingredients that often kick off my Step 1. (It does at least have dandelion greens, but it's ...
17 Mar 2009: “Temblor”
Human Fuzzies, Science: earthquakes, synonyms, temblors · 23 comments
... word "temblor" and was very excited about that, too - how often do you get a chance to say "temblor"? She felt impressive and ...
27 Jan 2009: Academic Citation
Aimless: · 1 comment
... people who "own" the ideas you are using. This is why it's often appropriate to keep citing an older "breakthrough" paper, instead of or ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... as sexless spinsters, but what happens much more often is that our presence and contributions are simply made wholly ...
29 Sep 2008: Cucumber-Fennel Soup
Food: Apiaceae, cooking, cucumbers, Cucurbitaceae, fennel, recipes, soup · 3 comments
... in a pot. Boil it for 10 min. or so, just enough to soften the veggies, then purée. You may wish to remove the fennel stem before ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... harass and stalk their ex-partners, invade their homes, often under cover of night, and kill the terrified women often in breach of their protection orders, and often in the presence of their ...
19 Sep 2008: 5 Minerals Every Dabbler Should Know
Aimless: · 11 comments
... who impersonates a real geologist on the Internet, I am often called to reach well beyond my mineralogical expertise, usually by people ... (reasonably common and exceptionally flaky) or biotite (often found as a component of granitic rocks). A Mineral of Local Importance... ...
14 Sep 2008: The Rusty King of All Metals
Aimless: · 2 comments
... of the soil which he is cultivating - practical men have often found out that soil which is the most congenial to the plants they intend ...
20 Aug 2008: The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 26 comments
... texture to it, or maybe you're just too lazy to stir very often. That's how you make a granita: Leave the sugar slurry in the freezer, so ...
28 Jun 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 1 comment
... expressed in wacky color and irrepressibly geological, often uncomfortably heavy accessories. This look is every bit as vital and ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... investigator] that he should pray for these things more often because he gets more data. Meanwhile, Spirit and Opportunity soldier on, ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... building to be soulless and depressing, but the units are often practically designed and reasonably-priced. We found one Modern-ish ... three problems with this apartment. One is that windows often break during big earthquakes, even in modern well-engineered buildings. ...
5 May 2008: Tag Clouds for my Papers
Aimless: · 7 comments
... the authors, or the authors' PhD advisors, were referenced often enough to appear in the list. However, it fails the squabbling faction ...
14 Mar 2008: Friday Rock Repost: The Bishop Tuff
Aimless: · 6 comments
... and sprinkled with little angular fragments that are often sparkly. Girliest. Rock. Evar! And I hereby proclaim the Bishop tuff to ...
15 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Columnar Basalt
Aimless: · 5 comments
... the problem with fine art photographers is that they often forget to do things like add a rock hammer for scale. Also, they can have ...
31 Jan 2008: Moving to New Internets
Meta: · 5 comments
... of interest to the audience at ScienceBlogs - it won't be often, but it'll be more often than "never". So if you're interested in my intense hatred of particular ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... work is so closely tied to place, our subject matter is often a spectacularly beautiful landscape, and geology's influence on human ...
18 Apr 2007: Lollinks
Links, Personal, Whimsy: cat macros, psychology, test anxiety · 4 comments
... as an adult I've developed a related mental tic. Every so often, usually during a period of downtime in the middle of, e.g., finals, ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... working the lecture circuit. A handful of such images, often NASA glamour shots of small satellites or asteroids, happen to be the ...
3 Mar 2007: Earthquake Folksonomy
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... seismology or the scientific method. As a scientist I am often tempted to nitpick all the things such homebrew theories get wrong, ...
26 Nov 2006: Margarita Meringue Pie
Food: citrus, meringue, pie, recipes, Rutaceae, thanksgiving · 1 comment
... think it'll be a meringue - durian paste is apparently often adulterated with pumpkin, which suggests that a pumpkin pie recipe base ...
Links, Science: Bay Area geology, blog carnivals, gender, patents, work vs. family · no comments
... in the life sciences don't patent their work as often as men - why? (subscription-only link to Nature): Stuart sums up the ... but for women who patent, their patents are cited more often and more widely, in more areas of the life sciences. So perhaps they are ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... is not worth talking about. I think this implication is often valid. Moreover, if you keep in mind that one's aptitude at science ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... to the thematic elements of girls' stories, something often seems a bit off-kilter. This is because, while men's and women's ... in our culture, like girl's moral development itself, is often a mirror rather than an imperfect copy of the "typical" boy's journey ...
24 Apr 2006: Brains in Jars Have Needs Too
Politics, Science: academia, mentoring, science studies · no comments
... as in "likes to tell people they are full of shit" - I often fall into the latter category, and it's made me want to advocate for mainstream views (earthquake prediction, anyone?) as often as minority ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... doomed to fail. People post about what interests them and often tie the link to their own experience. Why is it more valid for the ...
27 Jan 2006: Friday Rock Blogging: Caliche
Science: rock blogging, sedimentary rocks, stable isotopes · 7 comments
... (shown here) and fractures to partly buried tree trunks. Often, repeated cycles of wetting and drying will produce a layer of evaporated ...
19 Jan 2006: Go Grey Lady Go!
Politics, Science: evolutionary psychology, lazy journalism · 2 comments
... - gender disparities uncovered by such studies are often greatly exaggerated*, but I can't find the actual study to check. But ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... to say mushy gooey things about my roommate. Every so often I let fly some silly transphobic or whitebreadocentric shit, and with ...
19 Dec 2005: Happy Whatever
Politics: atheism, Christmas, holidays, religion, secularism, thanksgiving · 6 comments
... reasons, the secular holiday of Santa's Birthday is often confused with the Christian celebration of Christ's birth, just as the secular holiday of Yummy Turkey is often confused with the nationalist celebration of How Well The Colonists Got ...
2 Dec 2005: For Shame, Beeboid!
Science: Berzerkeley · 4 comments
... The fact that geochronology is full of tricksy and often immensely dull technical details doesn't mean the method of conflicting ...
1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... frivolous way, by simply repeating my opinions loudly and often. Much easier than examining my own prejudices, for sure. But I still ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... for the sensible reason that: Discussion of racism is often shot down by the nervous - conservatives and liberals alike - as "playing the race card," a close semantic kin to the "PC" gambit often used to squelch criticism of offensive language in the public sphere. ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
... I think examining the realityland truth value of myth is often severely missing the point, and nearly always irritatingly ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: lazy journalism, words · no comments
... edges worn away, a breccia is formed of jagged pieces, often freshly torn by a volcano, landslide, or other traumatic event. It is ...
5 Aug 2005: Friday Miscellany
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Friday random ten, Hans Island, Harry Potter · 2 comments
... a new Danish flag. We're trying to change the flags as often as possible because they are quickly torn apart by the strong winds,'' ...
9 Jul 2005: Found The Key Under The Rock By The Back Door…
Meta: blog status updates, guest posts · no comments
... guess I need to check my upteen e-mail accounts more often (or not try to access this when I'm behind my employer's firewall -- or ...
8 Jun 2005: I am the Prince of the Air
Meta: hotlink protection, hotlinkers, persecuted Christians, satanism · 10 comments
... am only surprised that this does not happen more often on the journal places of ...
26 May 2005: Friday Frittering: Last Day at Work Edition
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: candy, chocolate, feminism, gender, girlhood, quizzes, search requests · 6 comments
... spend most of your time with your head in the clouds. You often think of the future, and you are always working toward your ideal life. ...
19 May 2005: Weighted Words Plugin
Meta: blogtinkery, Weighted Words, WordPress plugins · 12 comments
... frequency. And, dude, I've talked about socks more often than I've talked about rocks! Whoa. So, um, y'all should try it out, and ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... hipster wanking, which is usually harmless and often enjoyably fatuous. So after a long post, we reach the shocking ...
6 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Sedimentary Concretions
Science: Mars, rock blogging, sedimentary rocks · 2 comments
The Earth Science Picture of the Day is often light on both "earth" and "science" (it is reliably daily, and almost ... are generally harder than the surrounding material, so are often exposed by erosion. They have historically been mistaken for fossils or ...
1 Apr 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Hypertufa
Science: April Fool, rock blogging · 2 comments
... and silt, along with miscellaneous bits of debris, are often mixed in with the carbonate deposits. [Update, April 2: Why yes, this ...
18 Mar 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Bishop Tuff
Science: igneous rocks, rock blogging · 4 comments
... and sprinkled with little angular fragments that are often sparkly. Girliest. Rock. Evar! And I hereby proclaim the Bishop tuff ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... history. On the other hand, I do think that people often innocently forget about any financial constraints they haven't ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... fact, they can be seen so readily in mirrors that they are often the only thing reflected! Experts disagree about the degree to which a ...
17 Jan 2005: The Daily Day: MLK Edition
Personal, Politics: colds, Larry Summers, Martin Luther King Jr., mathematics, nurturing, sexism · 4 comments
... really shouldn't be surprised if their practicioners are often reduced to the blathering of patently absurd fairy tales. ** Not that ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... and withheld coverage from those who fail to donate blood often enough, or refuse to sign up for the marrow donation registry, or keep ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... not a privilege. So there you have it... vote early and often, kids, and have a very merry Election ...
22 Oct 2004: Ketchup, Forgive Me
Human Fuzzies: condiments, potatoes · 6 comments
... the office fridge usually has a good selection, often including leftover pats of butter. But of course, past results are no ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... premises is not only irritating (which is why women so often get "shrill" or "angry" when they're interrupted YET AGAIN, and why it is ...
23 Aug 2004: Pedantry, Physics
Human Fuzzies, Links, Science: academia, crackpottery · 7 comments
... merit. She wants funding, too, in quantities not often doled out by fellow grad students. Which of course is the point: these ...
17 Aug 2004: The Goth Old Party?
Politics: · 1 comment
... Icon? John Kerry: The Arnold Rimmer Candidate As is often the case, it's all too heavy-handed to be actually funny, but right-wing ...
13 Jul 2004: Memo to the Guy in the Escalade
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cars, driving, etiquette, SUVs · no comments
... after work or at lunch) can be stressful - customers must often wait several minutes, fingers tapping on the steering wheel and fuel ...
Whimsy: psychology, quizzes · no comments
... crackle. Although you have a leader's personality, you often choose not to lead, as leaders stray too far from their audience. You ...
27 Jun 2004: Spoons
Whimsy: pudding, silliness, spoons · 3 comments
... by contrast, have vision focused straight ahead. How often, soup aside, do you eat meat with a spoon? The spoon is a puddingvore, ...
Politics: · no comments
... really needs to suck it up and raise taxes, but every so often someone proposes a spending cut I can actually support - or at least ...
22 Jun 2004: You Know You’re From Where You’re From When
Whimsy: jokes · 1 comment
... the name of a local town, village, or burb, which is often misspelled and/or mispronounced by others. You've met one celebrity in ... celebrity who lives in the same place you're from. You often manifest a certain verbal tic common to your area. People sure do ...
16 Jun 2004: Up Shit Canyon Without a Creek
Politics: · 2 comments
... ground water mining from the "overdrafts" that often appear in dry years, when the year's use is greater than the year's ...
4 May 2004: Garden Post
Personal: car repair, cars, container gardening, gardening, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... descriptive terminology (jig, reel, purple, pear) that often gets combined with names of people or places - and of course a heavy dose ...
15 Apr 2004: Oh Boy an Earthquake!
Science: · 10 comments
... "Application of nonlinear dynamics and chaos theory is often counter-intuitive," Keilis-Borok said, "so acceptance by some research ...
3 Sep 2003: More Maps!
Aimless: · 4 comments
... shapefiles, datasets of particularly nice roses or how often people smile as you walk by, for use with standard GIS software, in ...
23 Jul 2003: Becoming a Yuppie
Personal: · 4 comments
... a pencil. I've taken to sharpening pencils far more often than necessary. Wurble, wubble, whee! English units are the most ... perks: there's a florist in the office park who often leaves nice things in the dumpster, and I get free steel toed ...
22 Jun 2003: It’s Like Cellophane
Personal: · 1 comment
... of course I'm a compulsive picker and peeler, so every so often I pull off these little translucent strips of flesh and stare at them. ...
5 May 2003: Police Can’t Stop Drinking
Human Fuzzies: syntactical ambiguity · 6 comments
... that examples of ambiguity in these sorts of papers are often drawn from newspaper headlines. After all, the headline is a young thing, ...
9 Apr 2003: Toothpaste Discrimination
Personal: · 1 comment
... probably time to go make fun of Canada for a while; that often solves many ...
10 Jan 2003: Stick Up Your Etiquette
Personal: · 1 comment
... tend to be direct, informal, and courteous. Every so often, someone responds with a more formal structure, and puts my favorite ...
23 Dec 2002: Holiday Someones
Meta: elves, fan mail, hobbits, pants, sewing · 6 comments
... beloved pet that also helped you not have to do laundry so often. However, their memory will live on, as I used bits off their legs to fix ...
11 Nov 2002: Rrrrr-awwwrrrerrr! says the leaf blower
Personal: · 1 comment
... he-boobied man had the blower backpack on, and every so often you could see him raise his black extendo-arm and rev the motor, blowing ...
21 Aug 2002: Competitive Photography, Part One
Whimsy: · 4 comments
... of a dinner date is riding on it, you see. Vote early and often, you get new choices each time, it's terribly exciting. Also, I'm really ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... bothersomely messy), and you will end up cleaning far less often. I understand that not everyone is this casual, so while my room is kept ...
9 Jun 2002: Morbid Fascination
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... summer is one thunderstorm after another, and where I can often be found playing in the rain in open fields. Unless all the movies are ...
22 May 2002: Yeah Yeah Yeah
Personal: · 4 comments
... slang. Or sitting under the el in Chicago, as the case often was. It's a feeling I associate with youth, or rather, young adulthood - ... been noticing my body, and how it craves sweet food less often than it used to, how it makes me wake up in the mornings, how it protests ...
20 May 2002: Stack Widow
Meta, Personal: blogular wanking, Caltech, Ditch Day · 3 comments
... on being insipid and inane, usually at the same time, and often we're irrelevant to boot. We also like kittens. Aww. *well, it hasn't ...
4 May 2002: Someone Has Me Figured Out
Meta: · no comments
... time, we have the superlatively random, yet often funny, results of a morning comic-strip-creating exercise. Continuing ...
24 Mar 2002: Domestic Manners of the Americans
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... discerning what is written with truth, which is possessed, often unconsciously, by every reader. Be he pleased, or displeased by the ...
9 Mar 2002: Love That Love Dart
Links, Science, Whimsy: · 4 comments
... dart a week. If they're lucky, they can have sex much more often than this, and copulation proceeds quite well without the dart. Snails ... poor eyesight that their darts, when they do throw them, often miss entirely. Snails are yucky and gross, especially when you step on ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... in toy preferences and play styles. Differences that often fall apart when you find an individual boy or girl in the toy section. ... -- used to emerge around age five or six. But now they are often observed in young preschoolers. Possible explanations, child-development ...
11 Feb 2002: Sorry, try again
Personal: · no comments
... of a reputation in this regard; this sort of thing happens often enough. But I'm still astonished by that naive optimism - do people ...
11 Jan 2002: Flamingo Lips
Personal: blue sky, cult movement, embouchure, paying attention, peach, trumpet-playing, writing style · no comments
... I paid more attention to detail, because details were often completely bizarre and unexpected. Apart from the horrible ooze of ...
6 Dec 2001: I Biblioteket
Science: disasters, libraries, licorice, serendipitous discoveries · no comments
... was a brilliant piece of science that began: Disasters are often associated with physical destruction and with death. Houses, villages and ...
26 Sep 2001: Modern-Day Vikings
Whimsy: denmark, Vikings · no comments
... even make it as a herdsman! Denmark has clearly been softened by 800 years of Christianity, and few of her citizens are fit for ...
7 Sep 2001: smoke-clogged lung
Personal: cbcbc, drinking, life · 1 comment
... course I finished a week ago, from Germany and the UK more often than the US, thank goodness. Given the fact that I have to transport ...
26 Jul 2001: Red Pop and Hans Kirk’s The Fishermen
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, pop · 21 comments
... California idiom. I make a point of using "pop" more often than I ever did when I lived in Iowa, but the rest of my midwestern twang is softening just a little, I think. My friends here have commented on my excessive ...
20 Jul 2001: happy hair fetish
Personal: angst, relationships · 1 comment
... and then the one left, but that's another story. I've often wanted this freedom, and now that I have it, I just want a hug. The ...
19 Jul 2001: grr
Personal: · no comments
... know, that 5-minute break you're supposed to have every so often if you don't want any delicious repetitive motion disorders. But this is ...
12 Jul 2001: phew
Aimless: · no comments
... I actually get decent marks! And I don't visit all that often, anyway. *soothes ego* Meanwhile, I've acquired a hammered dulcimer which ...