Search Results: rather
24 Feb 2006: Friday Rock Blogging: I’d Rather Be Camping
Science: moraines, rock blogging, Sierra Nevada · no comments
... for a thinking and writing binge tomorrow, but I'd really rather be camping. Here's a picture of a moraine in the ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... simple syrup. I've also changed day jobs recently - or rather, I quit my day job in favor of full-time freelancing and working on a ...
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... worried about the amount of oxygen that got in during the rather messy transfer - I guess the worst that happens is that I end up with ...
27 Oct 2013: Dandelion Bitter Brown Ale
Food: Asteraceae, brewing, Cannabaceae, dandelions, Food, yarrow · 2 comments
... the gravity was only down to 1.04 and it tasted awful. Rather than risk contamination while transferring to the carboy, I just kept it ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... pills, including Plan B, which give you more progestens rather than less, and work by suppressing ovulation. If you believe you have ...
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
... that my seasonal preference for grilling and frying, rather than stewing, and definitely NOT for making hearty soups or drinking ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... nice little novelty trick for fancypants cocktailcrafters. Rather than having to wait for weeks or months for flavor to migrate from your ... I bought myself a new teapot, with its own strainer basket rather than one of those mesh balls that likes to spill its contents into the ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... most people divide their humor into bins of polite/crude, rather than inclusive/excluding. If someone I don't know is telling an ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
... the bottom and chuck the rest of the plant in there whole rather than breaking it down and discarding the central stem, remaining roots, ...
Politics, Science: · 8 comments
... on English-language press reports of the trial here, rather than direct documentation of the trial itself - Stephen Hall's writeup ...
29 Apr 2012: Pickled Japanese Knotweed
Food: bread, knotweed, pickles, Polygonaceae · 2 comments
... for pork. The rice vinegar fridge pickles came out rather well! They're crunchy, and a little bit stringy since I cut the knotweed ...
17 Jul 2011: Winnowing Money Plant Seeds
Food: Brassicaceae, foraging, seeds · 1 comment
... pods. I tried every technique I could think of - or rather, since it was raining, I tried every technique I could think of that ...
Food: edible flowers, flowers, infusions, lilac, liqueurs, Oleaceae · 2 comments
... until Sunday night. During those two days it acquired rather more, well, I'll call it vegetal complexity. It's not bad, but it's not ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... the most prestigious mode of transportation. If you would rather think about this as "structural advantage" or "being in the majority", ...
20 Mar 2009: Are the Tonga Earthquake and Eruption Related?
Science: coincidence, earthquakes, volcanoes · 11 comments
... understand all of what makes an earthquake happen now rather than later, but we can make a list of ways that an explosion of magma ...
Politics, Science: Pinatubo, US party politics, volcano monitoring, volcanoes · 32 comments
... but I don't know how to properly account for my rather strong political biases here. DID HE SERIOUSLY JUST SAY THE GOVERNMENT ...
17 Feb 2009: Teaching Engineers to Blog?
Meta: · 6 comments
... what blogging is, and why people do it for free? My rather off-the-cuff response is below the fold, but I am sure all y'alls can ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... woman's desire to femme herself up as much as she wants. Rather, I am concerned with the way women's fashion choices are presented as a ...
18 Dec 2008: California is Safe?
Aimless: · 10 comments
... should all be able to follow the link - but if you would rather read the summary version, the Los Angeles Times noticed that California ... to what people consider "normal" weather conditions, rather than a noteworthy heat wave or cold snap, don't make it in to the ...
6 Nov 2008: Why Proposition 8 Hurts So Much
Politics: · 3 comments
... domestic partnerships have actually been put into effect, rather than immediately pre-empted by panicked legislative efforts, they have ...
10 Oct 2008: What Donors Should Choose
Aimless: · 2 comments
... processes, and to show science as an ongoing process, rather than a series of unrelated worksheets, assignments, and cookbook ...
9 Oct 2008: Papers I Haven’t Been Reading Lately
Aimless: · 3 comments
... of fault gouge found their motivation in hydrogeology, rather than earthquake physics. It's true that this clay lining can prevent ...
8 Oct 2008: Donors Choose Update: Prizes!
Meta: · 4 comments
... creeptastic heteronormative zombie cult of gender roles, rather than simply a commitment between consenting adults. To claim your ...
26 Sep 2008: What Planet is my Clafoutis From?
Aimless: · 12 comments
... sugary juice did not form an edifice in the pan, but rather, dripped out of the pan and pooled on the bottom of my oven3. The ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... study revealed the 'crime of passion' to be a fiction. Rather than spontaneous, unplanned violence, perpetrated by men who suddenly ...
22 Jul 2008: Volcanoes Are Good
Aimless: · 17 comments
... the ocean. Ocean anoxic event 1 (120mya) and 2 (93 mya). Rather unshockingly, the complete lack of oxygen in the oceans led to major ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... I keep meaning to, and then I forget, or I decide that I'd rather use those two hours of my life for an escapist Pixar fantasy or save the ...
19 Jun 2008: Carnival of Space #59
Links: · 2 comments
... should be more correctly referred to as an occultation rather than an eclipse. As our Moon moves in front of the Sun, it is blocking ...
18 Jun 2008: Advice for a Mathphobe?
Aimless: · 25 comments
... to learn the best techniques to answer the questions, rather than undying commitment to a method. And so I learned statistics. Slowly ...
Aimless: · 7 comments
... of thousands of people. The disaster quickly acquired the rather endearing name of "Lusi", which is short for "lumpur" (Indonesian for ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... indifferent to which things I am learning, exactly - or rather, I am interested in almost everything. The process of choosing just one ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... exclusively on the example of a critical blog entry, rather than an overenthusiastic one. I'm going to set up a dichotomy here. We ...
2 Apr 2008: Geology Jargon Ripe for Zombie Re-Animation
Aimless: · 26 comments
... typing out "mud volcano" and "magmatic volcano". I'd much rather be talking about tiphons. I also want to bring gnamma, an indigenous ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... potential pitfalls of thinking of oneself as an employee rather than a student, which is apparently something that happens because of ...
4 Feb 2008: Why I Don’t Use the BPR3 Icon
Meta: · 14 comments
... colleagues about peer reviewed sciencey science. I would rather have sophomoric intellectual wank-fests about science policy, cockroach ...
1 Feb 2008: We Can Have a New Geological Epoch If We Want
Aimless: · 21 comments
... to see Earth history as a series of distinct periods rather than as a continuum, will they lump the Holocene in with the ...
Science: blog carnivals, debunking, geoblogosphere, national pie day, pie charts · 15 comments
... metaphor. Dinosaurs aren't dead - In fact there are some rather bewildered-looking avian dinosaurs outside my kitchen window wondering ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... plans for a pilot project in an academic journal is rather a long way off from actually implementing a city-wide intervention. I'm ... Resour. Res., 44, W01408, doi:10.1029/2007WR006177. **Rather than a lift, the Piazza San Marco is getting new embankments and an ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
... a little script you recite to yourself when you'd really rather be puking on someone's shoes? What about a script for when write a ...
23 Sep 2007: I Need Idiotproofing
Personal, Science: grad school, software · 3 comments
... have Matlab or gnuplot scripts for making my figures, rather than manually loading and plotting my data. If I were even awesomer, I ... scripts in python or R or even Matlab to do my analysis, rather than using the spreadsheets to which I am accustomed - then I could set ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... and teaches women to locate problems within themselves, rather than within their environments. Once I got over my longing for the book ...
26 Jul 2007: Galveston Bids for Darwin Award
Politics, Science: idiocy, natural hazards, urban planning · 3 comments
... it's not so hard to require that a ridge be left intact rather than turned into a decorative lake, or that new developments include a ...
28 Jun 2007: Science World Heritage
Science: dead white men, history of science, world heritage · 1 comment
... be made up of "sites" - that is, identifiable locations rather than a set of archived papers or something - but ignoring the practical ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... it has always been safer for women to feel guilty rather than angry. "As long as popular explanations keep saying that the reason ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... from a prestigious institution as a proud accomplishment, rather than a booby prize - the pipeline paradigm is tricksy that way. But ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... for the many female science students coming along. Rather, encourage them to celebrate that another smart, young, and attractive ...
Science, Teaching: earthquakes, lay science · 14 comments
... nitpick all the things such homebrew theories get wrong, rather than the good observations they are attempting to fit into a weird or ... framework, but this approach tends to shut people down, rather than draw them out. Boo hiss! It's easier said than done, but the ...
21 Feb 2007: Blocking Mt. Etna
Science: volcanoes, X-treem hazard mitigation · 2 comments
... the path of the aircraft. (I filmed it on video and it is rather dramatic.) Our third plan, which eventually worked, involved linking ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... and I just fuck off for a week or two or, as has been rather acidly observed by readers in the past, months. Human psychology is ...
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... the amount of energy that gets turned into seismic waves rather than, say, a big loud bang, or trinitite, are dependent on the geology ...
30 Aug 2006: Block, Writer’s
Personal, Politics: domesticity, sewing, sexism · 7 comments
... worth, and vignetting the cartoons would be possible but rather tricky. What should I ...
11 Aug 2006: Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Months in Advance
Science: hazard mitigation, volcanoes · 12 comments
... a little packet of ketchup, it all squirts out the sides rather than up onto your fist. What that means is that normally, earthquakes ...
18 Jul 2006: One More Way in which Global Warming Can Kill You
Science: climate change, unlikely catastrophes, volcanoes · 16 comments
... Capra talks about, though, are slightly different: rather than a simple outpouring of lava, these eruptions are initiated by a ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... welcoming for women. Written in accessible language rather than scholarly jargon, Where the Girls Aren't will present a real ... inspires and encourages them in STEMM--or why they would rather do anything else. And about interviewing: I need: female ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... like girl's moral development itself, is often a mirror rather than an imperfect copy of the "typical" boy's journey that we accept as ...
6 Jun 2006: I’ll Stick to Compost, Thanks
Politics: Berzerkeley, gardening, religion · 9 comments
... even disapprove of my personal life. Seriously, I'd much rather live in a society of Fundamentalist New Age Poofiness than a society of ...
2 Jun 2006: Friday Review of Stuff
Human Fuzzies: mac'n'cheez, pop, wordpress themes · 3 comments
... brand that focuses on "all-natural" hippie brand image, rather than actual sustainable or organic production. Making a "natural" cheez powder rather defeats the purpose of mac'n'cheez in a box, which is to get that ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... more valid for the discussion to take place in one forum rather than the other? What if the linked post deals with a topic peripheral to ... would like to know about it and be in on it. ( and I would rather it was at my place than somewhere else). I would love to have an email ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... beliefs about the status or details of sexist oppression. Rather, he's using it as a deliberately vague description of feminists' common ...
2 Feb 2006: The Real Perils of Plagiarism
Personal: Berzerkeley · 2 comments
... hurts future alumni of your institution who would really rather not have memories of marching band dredged up in the middle of a lecture ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... my stuff, mind your own business if it's not hurting you) rather than the ritual incantations that you might utter before a Court (Eighth ... passionately and loudly ask for permission and reassurance rather than demanding recognition for what I have done and opportunities to do ...
6 Dec 2005: AGU Two
Personal: american geophysical union, beer, conference blogging · no comments
... averagely rambunctious for their age. They were shushed rather loudly by two people, neither of who understood the correct use of the ...
1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... my housemates, there are some questions to which I would rather not know the answer. I think most bright colors should only be worn by ...
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
... prejudice, if we describe racism in terms of effects rather than intent, then we do a couple things. First, we grant the possibility ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... and judiciously distributed campaign contributions. I'd rather have this money back as extra dividends, but no - even though it's my ...
23 Oct 2005: Peevishness and Science
Human Fuzzies, Links: pep bands, project management · no comments
... Shalizi also wants you to do research for him, but in a rather more pieful-sky (and yet painfully politically relevant) sort of ...
4 Oct 2005: Whereas
Human Fuzzies, Personal: grammar · 1 comment
... Research Letters where the length limit can produce some rather strained syntax, but in other places too: Whereas Fact A, Vaguely ...
28 Sep 2005: Hump Day a Lump a Dump Day
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: Hans Island, idiocy, kugel · no comments
... by the year 2018. But if the people of Storm Lake would rather choke on their own bedpans than allow a stinky hippie progressive to ...
28 Aug 2005: The Magic is Gone
Whimsy: magic arm hair, superstition · 5 comments
... I had this hair on my upper arm. Rather than being just another bit of anemic peach fuzz, it was like two inches ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... it will make you seem an informed and responsible tourist, rather than some drooling yokel who goggles at the wrong statues. Whenever I've ... buy travel writing in airport bookshops. I've been reading rather a lot of it lately, enough that I've run out of Bill Bryson and had to ...
25 Jul 2005: Leave Me My Evil Sharks
Whimsy: living in denial, sharks · 4 comments
... to avoid museums which's exhibits reflect actual reality rather than whichever creation myth they prefer. Because I do the same damn ...
30 Jun 2005: Offloading Tangential Meta-Rape Discussion Gripes
Politics: rape, rhetorical nit-picking, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
... on rape culture endures, and it's quite good, if getting rather meta by now. The meta-est meta is at Alas, A Blog, which has ...
20 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Gabbro
Science: igneous rocks, rock blogging · 6 comments
I know it's getting rather late in the Friday for some of you; sorry about that. I was thinking ...
17 May 2005: Someone’s Been Waiting
Meta: fan mail, monkeys, ninjas, pirates, robots, zombies · 5 comments
... folksonomy of monkey, pirate, robot, ninja, zombie, rather than some scientifistic sounding claptrap, but you get the amount of ...
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 always a picture) but yesterday's was a good one: bowling ball sized concretions in mudstone. Concretions form within a sedimentary rock ...
21 Apr 2005: Brain Asplode
Links: Caltech, compost, grad school, sexism · 4 comments
... to quit my stupid job? The money is nice but I'd really rather have the time. ...
30 Mar 2005: Pharmaceuticals
Politics: pharmacists · 7 comments
... Scientists to perform community service web-surfing, rather than conscripting them into passing out drugs! Free! And! ...
27 Feb 2005: More WordPress Babbling
Meta: quizzes · no comments
... on the default WordPress theme) to use class selectors, rather than IDs. So here's my question: is there some sort of reason the ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... attributing the added danger to the woman's initiative rather than the relationship. Hugo's statement can easily be rewritten: Most ... we should seek out and how to make the whole thing safer, rather than a conversation about who should make the first move. And I'm not a ...
7 Dec 2004: Old Enough to Buy My Own Candy
Human Fuzzies, Links: candy, Christmas, Hanukkah, nostalgia · 2 comments
... the generic arrangements are of Gloucestershire Wassail rather than Here We Come A-Wassailing. Happy Hanukkah, to those of you who ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... garage sale to pay off bonds isn't a bad idea, but I'd rather not tie our legislators' hands to it. However, I won't cry if this ...
11 Oct 2004: Weekend: Music, Injuries
Human Fuzzies, Personal: harmonic numbers, prickly pear jelly, righteous indignation, sugar syrup · 4 comments
... week, I burned my thumb on the hot jelly syrup last night. Rather than finishing the jelly anti-botulism preservation, then, I held ice on ... jars of jelly (which really did gel!) in the fridge, rather than in the cupboard where I wanted them, and a bandaid on my thumb ...
19 Sep 2004: Ahoy Me Hearties!
Links, Politics, Whimsy: arr, pirate jokes, pirates, urban sprawl · 5 comments
... steps toward democracy, and balloting procedures were rather chaotic. The pirate just slipped in somehow. Arrr. The scurvy ...
15 Sep 2004: California Performance Review for Geologists
Politics: California politics, environmentalism, urban planning · no comments
... organizing environmental and planning functions by region, rather than by area of technical expertise. I'd be sorry to see this proposal ...
7 Sep 2004: Happy Arrival Day!
Politics: booze, cultural appropriation, Judaism · 4 comments
... Arrival Day is a holiday of the American Jewish people rather than the Jewish religion - a celebration of the Jewish community and its ...
18 Aug 2004: Zucchini Tropes
Human Fuzzies: gardening, zucchini · 6 comments
... garden - has output precisely one (1) zucchini and has a rather severe case of leaf mold. So this isn't, you know, jealousy speaking or ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: · 5 comments
... I've been asked to elaborate on my rather dim view of Big Scientific Metanarratives in lit-crit circles. Fair ... concern for novels would be folks' conceptions of science, rather than the science itself? The fact that such conceptions are necessarily ... and epistemology by addressing "real" physical reality, rather than whatever kinds of reality people happen to believe in or think ...
27 Jul 2004: PSA: Dental Hygiene
Personal: dentistry, saliva · 4 comments
... spit, you should eat the whole box of chocolates at once rather than spacing it out through the day, and rinse your mouth with water ... chance of a root canal, depending on the performance of a rather large chunk of composite filling... and two cavities apart from that. ...
21 Jul 2004: On Third
Links, Meta: · no comments
... thereof, happening over at leuschke.org. Me, I rather enjoy not having to defend my chosen level of thin pseudonymity, so I ...
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... heuristic should not be given null points - off topic, but rather should be taken as a serious effort to unite pop culture with the ...
19 Jul 2004: GRE Goodness
Personal: cubicle living, grad school, i hate everything, standardized tests · 3 comments
... stop. Slows my reading speed down immensely, and makes it rather difficult to answer questions about things "as described in the third ...
7 Jun 2004: Fat Free Half and Half
Human Fuzzies: dairy, Food and Drug Administration · 4 comments
... of the dairy industry: Fat Free Half & Half. Or, rather, sneaky loophole-exploitation by Land O' Lakes, as the official ...
2 Jun 2004: Viva Quebeckistan!
Personal: quizzes · no comments
... to a ledge even though its fingers are bleeding. Which is rather an abuse of the human capacity for metaphor. Iowa was just fine. ...
18 May 2004: Sorbets I’m Dreaming Of
Food: cooking, desserts, recipes, sorbet · 6 comments
... but it could be, in theory, if I were eating my plants rather than nursemaiding them through a summer heat they're not at all built to ...
18 Apr 2004: Meme, I Give In
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 5 comments
... because there aren't any on my desk. How shameful is that? Rather than lazily stretching out my hand to have my fingertips brush against ...
8 Apr 2004: In the End, I Still Really Like Maps
Personal: · 2 comments
... substituted for the remainder of this post, if you'd rather. In a charming synchronicity, this particular translation was written by ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... one is that these attractions are spread across the city, rather than concentrated in one city center. And instead of banishing the ugly, ...
Politics: Haiti, Somalia, tourism, war · 1 comment
... history (and history in the making) as the story of life rather than the story of political leadership. While the story of wartime ...
23 Mar 2004: Imaginary Robot Pathos
Whimsy: · no comments
... BLAAAARH or ZUT ALORS!! I tend to delete the marked row, rather than the unmarked "original". Today, I've been deleting the unmarked ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... vote for the party least likely to get them blown to bits, rather than the party that would be good for the economy, or implement the best ... pre-emptively countering possible arguments rather than a genuine multilateralist. *"But killing people is already seen as ...
24 Feb 2004: Petty Consumer Activism
Politics: advertising, Food and Drug Administration, funny, open letters, sexism, soup · 6 comments
... I was annoyed that your label was addressed to just "moms" rather than "moms and dads". Happily, there are many tasty convenience meals ...
25 Jan 2004: Sweet Potato Soup
Food: Convolvulaceae, mushrooms, recipes, soup, sweet potatoes, tomatoes · no comments
... Next time, I'll puree them with the sweet potatoes, rather than having them in chunks. Dollops of cream are also on the ...
15 Dec 2003: No Demons Without Monkeys
Uncategorized: monkeys · 1 comment
... a more fluid and Dantean approach to Western demonology, rather than the strict Faustian ontology explored by Rebecca. One must ...
3 Oct 2003: Happy New Water Year
Personal: driving, water years · no comments
... long enough to adjust to the speeds, and so found this rather irritating, rather than comforting and safe. I'll road your rain rage, yar, all the way to ...
2 Oct 2003: i hovedet
Human Fuzzies: Danish, phrasebooks · 8 comments
... several languages, and I suspect the Scandewegish is rather un-idiomatic. Swedish: Ah, Herregud! Jag har en yxa i ...
28 Sep 2003: Numbered Notes
Human Fuzzies: · 3 comments
... general knowledge around a novel - any novel - seems rather like my way of arranging bookshelves: it promotes serendipity at best, ...
10 Sep 2003: Epic Immuno-Suppressing Battles
Human Fuzzies: · 6 comments
... back to starting, finishing and posting entries in one day rather than ...
4 Sep 2003: Known Data Problems
Aimless: · no comments
... is known to actually be in units of millimeters (rather than hundredths of inches) for several stations outside the U.S. ...
3 Sep 2003: More Maps!
Aimless: · 4 comments
... GPS units (coughcoughgeocaching). But GIS software is rather tricksy and expensive (okay, maybe not expensive, but GRASS looks ...
12 Aug 2003: Recall Candidate Blogs
Politics: · no comments
... must be turned in to the signer's county of residence, rather than the county in which the signature was collected, which can make for ...
6 Jul 2003: Cinna-melon Good
Human Fuzzies: · no comments
... is almost certainly more cinnamon than God ever intended - rather like a watermelon-based horchata. Mmm. The popsicle molds (don't know ...
27 Jun 2003: Automotive Adventures
Personal: · no comments
... I spilt a sad amount of motor oil, too, and still feel rather guilty about that, dump no waste drains to ocean and all. Sorry ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... about working there for a summer, before realizing I'd rather chew off my own leg. But whatever Amosan gains for giving me a shitty ... which you have to empty into tepid tap water. It fizzles rather nastily. Peroxyl You know this is a provocative, proactive dental ...
7 Nov 2002: Drop of Someone
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... it seems like my chatterings are all the same and I'd rather just go see a movie. What movie, I don't know; it probably doesn't ...
26 Oct 2002: Not Dead Yet
Meta: · 1 comment
... intense flusterment of several spectators who would really rather have left that sort of thing to the imagination). I love how they crash ...
26 Sep 2002: Invaded
Human Fuzzies, Personal: movie reviews, not quite porn · no comments
... awful," so it's back to Naked Chef Jamie Oliver, who has a rather dull and hard to navigate diary to ...
23 Aug 2002: Listen Up
Politics: · no comments
... the value of speech as an agent of change —or rather, I don't mean to disparage the value of discussion as an agent of ...
5 Aug 2002: Sock Rebuttal
Whimsy: laundry, socks · 2 comments
... have minimal toe-seams, located across the top of the toe rather than at the tip, so they can be worn inside-out without chafing. The ...
26 Jul 2002: Someone was Long Overdue
Meta: · no comments
... on toilet isle..." You know, I've been eating rather a lot of sweet corn this week, and the thing about sweet corn is that ...
5 Jul 2002: Liminal Kangaroo Courts
Meta: blogular wanking, snobbery · no comments
... is too bad, because the post was shaping up to be rather interesting, as far as meta-posts go, chock full of interaction between ...
9 Jun 2002: Crapulous
Uncategorized: guest posts · no comments
... on a major fault line. A large quake is expected sooner rather than later, and I anticipate plunging to my death at the bottom of a ...
22 May 2002: Yeah Yeah Yeah
Personal: · 4 comments
... case often was. It's a feeling I associate with youth, or rather, young adulthood - a visceral sense of my enormous potential to drive ...
20 May 2002: Someone’s At It Again
Meta: · 3 comments
... activity. i don't want to write this paper. i would much rather do something else. but i'm feeling uncreative. You got it; it's been a ...
13 May 2002: Philosophical Questions
Meta: · 2 comments
... can rest assured that I'll use good old-fashioned alcohol rather than wheedle around with this "if you really loved me, you'd put on a ...
8 May 2002: Joys of Bandwidth; Stuff
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · 4 comments
... for selecting only wacky, so-bad-they're-good entries rather than mundane, crap-garage-band entries, but thus far no luck. The other ...
22 Apr 2002: Magickal Transmutations
Human Fuzzies, Personal: bruises, capitalism sucks, post-apocalyptic aesthetic sensibilities · 2 comments
... of choosing between 87 kinds of strawberry jelly, and we'd rather define ourselves in relation to some set of obvious, external, ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... to continue to work to improve the relationship, rather than merely writing it off as a lost cause. Parental figures - ...
23 Jan 2002: Pedagogy
Personal: · no comments
... quite enamored of dollarshort.org. It soothes my cockles rather nicely. As a side note, where are one's cockles anyway? Are they near ...
16 Jan 2002: Old Man Winter
Human Fuzzies, Personal: book reviews, rain, winter · no comments
... expatriate, and this may even be true. I found it to be a rather uplifting aid to my own repatriation, a good reminder of all the ...
14 Jan 2002: Goats
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... problem requires that you first decide whether you would rather have a large sum of money, or a goat; this is the form the professor ...
11 Jan 2002: Flamingo Lips
Personal: blue sky, cult movement, embouchure, paying attention, peach, trumpet-playing, writing style · no comments
... call themselves to my attention, and so I've been ignoring rather a lot of them. Since I'm happiest when I live mindfully, I really ought ...
28 Dec 2001: Night of the Living Dead Mall
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Iowa City, Lord of the Rings, urban sprawl · no comments
... organization and local community development if you'd rather. I should mention, also, that I went to the snazzy new theater ...
15 Dec 2001: mo’ betta’ meta meta burger
Meta: Caltech, denmark, search requests · no comments
... of course brings me to porn... I am under a rather strong compulsion to bring back many attractive Scandinavian lesbians ...
17 Nov 2001: uff da
Personal: Christmas, thanksgiving · no comments
... crap out after about 2:30, so I opted to walk halfway home rather than stand shivering in front of the Scottish Pub for forty-five ...
13 Nov 2001: solen skinner så meget
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... if you don't do so on a summer evening the statue'll be rather horribly backlit and your shoddy focus-free camera will make a hack job ... I think some of my random street scenes should turn out rather well. This afternoon's roll of film will be a test of my shoddy-camera ...
2 Nov 2001: false hopes
Meta, Personal: minions · no comments
... to make me feel loved! I started off this morning with rather high hopes for doing a little workish reading, but after spending three ...
1 Nov 2001: mommy, don’t make me go home!
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... my way around based on major cross-streets and landmarks, rather than maps and complicated directions. This probably has more to do with ...
15 Oct 2001: puttin’ the “lux” back in “benelux”
Personal: trains, travelogue · no comments
... my usual lack of planning would have made Ireland a rather expensive proposition... and after a quick flip through my big fat ...
14 Oct 2001: Too Much Information
Personal: nipples, TMI, yucky · 1 comment
... the presence of wrinkled, irregular flesh. (My shower is rather pitiful and it takes a while for it to steam up to a reasonable ...
25 Sep 2001: Whenever I look at the
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... of course that my contact with the American streetslug is rather limited here in Copenhagen, and that my friends and family form a small ...
18 Sep 2001: Those of you who are
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... "females" in some odd contexts lately. Contexts of gender rather than sex, where I would almost always use "women." (NB! I'm a hairy ...
3 Sep 2001: it almost makes sense…
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... in English, and the second half in Danish. It was actually rather exciting: based on important key words like "Hubble" "banded iron ...
14 Aug 2001: rødgrød med fløde
Human Fuzzies: Danish, pronunciation · 1 comment
... it several times now, as my pronounciation is apparently rather humorous. It's one of those phrases that foreigners can never, ever ...
26 Jul 2001: Red Pop and Hans Kirk’s The Fishermen
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, pop · 21 comments
... which is rare in most of what I read. Plus, he used a rather interesting stylistic device, by doing away with quotation marks. ...
23 Jul 2001: fake personal ads
Aimless: · 6 comments
... grunts. Completely horrible. So I replied, in a rather smutty style I might add, and offered to become his pen-pal sex slave if ... "float away with me on a sea of used french fry grease" rather than "I like french fries." My thumb hurts. I'm probably going to get ...