Search Results: sometimes
8 Jun 2014: Osoberry Piquette
Food: brewing, Indian plum, osoberries, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... is the yeast did to the weird rubbery undertones you can sometimes get in osoberries, it ...
Food: Desmarestiaceae, Hypocreaceae, Ostreidae, oxalic acid, Oxalidaceae, Polygonaceae, Psammobiidae, seaweed, sheep sorrel · 4 comments
... that means you have to eat your breakfast on the beach. Sometimes life in temperate paradise can be very difficult indeed. I brought ...
20 Jun 2013: The Not-So-Many Uses of Dehydrated Knotweed
Food: infusions, knotweed, peer-reviewed research, Polygonaceae, resveratrol · 2 comments
... system is a good way to help propagate the plant, but I sometimes pull up a root by accident when I'm harvesting the shoots. So maybe ...
30 Apr 2013: Cleavers Cordial
Food, Human Fuzzies: cleavers, Rubiaceae · 5 comments
... anyway and making a story out of how she got my secret. Sometimes the point of foraging is not to just have the delicious free food. Sometimes the point and the fun is having a good story to tell when you are ...
27 Apr 2013: The Jack Cleaver
Food: cleavers, cocktails, Rubiaceae · 1 comment
Sometimes, when you go to make a cocktail there is nothing in the liquor cabinet ...
17 Feb 2013: Lessons from the Pantry
Food: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, canning, Equisetaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Polygonaceae, preserves, Rosaceae, Suillaceae, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... is a good time to check in on my own eating habits. Sometimes I let the novelty of a new food, or the ease of harvest of a familiar ...
9 Feb 2013: Oregon grape liqueur
Food: Berberidaceae, liqueurs · 5 comments
... learned: Never trust your first impressions. Sometimes, you only find the real value in something after you've gone through ...
11 May 2011: Car Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Trunk
Politics: bicycles, cars, lifestyles of the privileged minority, privilege · 4 comments
... to me about other bicyclists they'd seen on the road - sometimes because they'd done something genuinely stupid or jerkfaced, sometimes because they'd done something completely legal - in a way that people ...
28 Oct 2010: Terminology Request: Graphic Design Fail
Whimsy: fun poll, graphic design · no comments
... you're putting together a complicated plot, sometimes you'll start out with a carefully chosen color scheme; other times ...
2 Mar 2009: Recent Results in Seismology
Science: academic journals, earthquakes, liquefaction, nonvolcanic tremor, seismology · 1 comment
... quite yet - we know that normal earthquakes can sometimes be triggered by arriving seismic waves, but we don't understand that ...
Science: floods, hydrology, Iowa, unfinished drafts · no comments
... busy removing sediment and other crap left by the river (sometimes literally crap, as the beleaguered city of Cedar Rapids was for some ...
29 Jan 2009: Breaking Up with the Richter Scale
Science: earthquakes, Gutenberg, magnitude scales, Mercalli Intensity, richter, sesimology, unfinished drafts · 5 comments
... Magnitude is not the same as intensity. People will sometimes say things like yeah, but over at the Dark Tower, that earthquake was ...
22 Jan 2009: Flood Basalts
Aimless: · 3 comments
... that left a trace in the geologic record. This event is sometimes big and important, and sometimes seems a little arbitrary. Examples: Reversals of the Earth's ...
30 Dec 2008: Cell Phones Make You Drive More
Aimless: · 3 comments
... transit and frequently fail to carry my cell phone; I do sometimes run into people who expect that my lead time for making or changing ...
4 Nov 2008: Evelyn Julia Brumm, Rest in Peace
Aimless: · 8 comments
... Catholics, I find that much of it falls flat. I am sometimes agnostic about the promise of America, but I am never so ...
20 Oct 2008: Coffee Bean Bridging
Aimless: · 11 comments
... coffee grinder sometimes pauses in its labors, and makes a high-pitched whining noise that is ...
14 Sep 2008: The Rusty King of All Metals
Aimless: · 2 comments
Sometimes Google Books throws up some interesting results: The knowledge of Geology ...
20 Aug 2008: The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream
Aimless: · 26 comments
... ice cream and sorbet is that ice cream contains cream and sometimes eggs or other emulsifying agents, while sorbet is just fruit, water, ...
Aimless: · 6 comments
... then it does something weird. "Weird" is loosely defined - sometimes the geyser starts picking randomly between two possible wait times ...
11 Jul 2008: Friday Earthquake Blogging: M7.9 Southeast Alaska
Aimless: · 1 comment
Well, technically this is Friday tsunami blogging, but sometimes it's hard to tell the difference. Yesterday was the 50th anniversary ...
3 Apr 2008: Mud Volcano Tofu
Aimless: · 7 comments
... do anything to the tofu, anyway. Larger hydrocarbons are sometimes present in mud volcanoes, but not usually in very high ...
25 Mar 2008: The Five Emotions of Thesis-Writing
Aimless: · 13 comments
... bleeps and bloops whenever I finish a computation. Oh, but sometimes it's more a sort of detached grouchiness mixed in with curmudgeonly ...
11 Mar 2008: Geo News Bites
Aimless: · 4 comments
... pop back up again so quickly? New models suggest that sometimes, when a subduction zone tries to swallow a piece of buoyant material, ...
29 Feb 2008: Friday Rock Blogging: Desert Varnish
Aimless: · 5 comments
... kick a dark pebble in the middle of the desert, you will sometimes find that it is light underneath. What this means is that you have ...
Aimless: · 5 comments
... focus as well as we would like, and we all lose our keys sometimes too. Luckily, we don't need a psychiatrist's approval to incorporate ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... are corrupt or too politicized or bad for other reasons. Sometimes, though, I think people who argue against grad student unionization ...
18 Jan 2008: Fred Meyer French Onion with Bacon Vegetable Dip
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: iTunes iChing, reviews of stuff, vegetable dip · 4 comments
... exactly like the floor of a hardware store smells. Sometimes I just need to blog about a product to remind myself never, ever to ...
18 Dec 2007: Grading Codes I Want to Give
Teaching: funny, grading, students say the darndest things · 1 comment
... actual comment decoder sheets, I try to be constructive. Sometimes it takes a few drafts to remove all the snark. (Note to any students who might be reading this: sometimes I also put in extra snark, just because it's funny. Most of your ...
17 Dec 2007: Aaand, the rest of AGU
Science: american geophysical union, underwear · 7 comments
... their audience. There are always toys on display, and sometimes the posters themselves have a participatory element. One poster asked ...
14 Nov 2007: Hiking the Transgondwanan Supermountains
Science: Cambrian, Cambrian Explosion, Gondwana, Neoproterozoic, orogeny, Proterozoic · 4 comments
... the other intersection between geology and life is that sometimes, various spores and pollens will attempt to fertilize a geologist's ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... on other people’s lives. As an aside, I do wonder sometimes whether that is gendered– why am I not as happy and proud about ... even laster! A late entry from A Natural Scientist: Sometimes the inner snark creeps into the outside voice in full-on Southern. ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... whose passions are apparent to everyone around you, but sometimes you are indecisive. If you see her spinning counter-clockwise, the ... interpretations, your brain just picks one. Then, sometimes, it picks the other. We still don't understand why this happens, or ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... but the third review was very negative, which, well... sometimes it happens. But in the section evaluating the "broader impacts", ...
30 Jan 2007: What’s the Good News of Geology?
Politics, Science: fund my research or San Francisco gets it, lay science, philosophy of science · 16 comments
... scientists reaching out to correct an ignorant public. Sometimes when I see people using the word "dialogue" to describe their one-way ...
24 Oct 2006: Hawaii, the New York Times, and Triggered Seismicity
Science: earthquakes, Hawaii, lazy journalism · 9 comments
... seismic zones hundreds of miles away. So why does it sometimes seem like there's a string of strong quakes throughout a ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... is not a claim about the nonexistence of biology"; sometimes it says "stop talking about sexism, it's all because of neurology, we ...
2 Aug 2006: Shorter Responses to Ben Barres
Politics: academia, gender, sexism, snark, women in science · 12 comments
... not to be scientists, and also there's discrimination sometimes too). Ben Barres is a meanie stupidhead ideologue. Peter ...
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
... archives to contend with, and the WordPress importer can sometimes choke on large files, I split the import job into 5 files. I used ...
22 Apr 2006: A Game
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: goofy analogies, Pablo Neruda · 2 comments
Inspired by Pablo Neruda. Fill in the blanks: I want to do to you what ______ does to ________. ... children do to politicians ... Midwestern grandmothers do to Jello ... oil does to the American economy ... slumming yuppies do to all the good b ...
29 Mar 2006: Nerds for the Cause of Justice I: Proof of Concept
Meta: blogtinkery, ideas for plugins, rhetorical tactics · no comments
... blogger. It's cool that y'all link to a post I make and sometimes, I might even shove it in your face in comments and see if it blows ...
13 Mar 2006: Quickies
Aimless, Links, Politics, Science: better living through science, mystery rocks, scientific culture, sexism · 9 comments
... it's like Richard Feynman said about sex and physics: it sometimes has a practical result, but that's not really why we do it. This ...
20 Feb 2006: Little History, Big History
Science: Big History, Earth history, socks · 15 comments
... It's actually about chance events that change everything, sometimes by going smashy-smashy (which I like), and finding other good excuses ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... Denmark's foreign policy may be sympathetic, and they sometimes talk a good talk about tolerance, but in practice many Danes who were ...
19 Jan 2006: Go Grey Lady Go!
Politics, Science: evolutionary psychology, lazy journalism · 2 comments
... Young inhabits a strange alternate universe****, but sometimes manages to make sense anyway! Who'd'a thunk? **Not counting the lead ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... breathing it, part of it, whether I like it or not. And sometimes, I do stupid racist things--not in an overt or malicious way, but I ...
8 Nov 2005: Increasingly Tending to Non Sequiturs
Links, Politics, Whimsy: boobies, geomythology, grad school, memes, myth, patriarchy, rape, t-shirt slogans · 7 comments
... on the intersection of myth and geology: Myths can sometimes alert researchers to previously unheeded geohazards; in other cases, ...
24 Aug 2005: Items
Personal: co-op living, rush week · 6 comments
... myself seriously ever again. People! They're so different sometimes, what's that all about, ...
12 Jun 2005: Chronology
Personal, Politics: fashion, feminism, plumbers, sexism · 9 comments
... about how plumbing was a nice daydream career for me sometimes - the topic got on to "women's lib" and women in the trades and oh! ...
3 Jun 2005: Feminist Web Notes
Links, Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
... by this comment from Samantha: I have a friend who sometimes tries the "you women have all the pussy power" argument. We'll be in ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... namby-pamby half-working half-blogging crap in which I am sometimes able to indulge. In one way, it was nice, because I was worried about ...
Meta, Personal: academia, Announcements · 11 comments
... Mars. Beating civil engineers over the head: Sometimes simplifications are necessary for projects to proceed efficiently. Sometimes they clearly haven't been paying attention ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... internship does. I can eventually overcome my mistrust, sometimes, but, to me, if you've never had a shit job ever in your life, then ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... but not at the same time. They're well-behaved, but sometimes shift from normal eye contact to a desperate staring contest. You can ...
23 Feb 2005: What I’m Reading Tonight
Links, Politics: Caltech, endorsements, feminisms, local elections, Pasadena, political tactics · 7 comments
Great discussion chez Hugo on PETA's dubious tactics and building uneasy coalitions. In particular, Pip weighs in: What I'm suggesting is that in this case and many others, the absence of "common [ideological] ground" isn't a barrier to co-operation, ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... of low self-esteem! Just remember, good girls sometimes doubt themselves but those doubts can always be dispelled by a quick ...
7 Feb 2005: Monday Links to Stuff
Links: brain drain, Iowa, nerdy jokes · no comments
... colleagues in the humanities call this a "metaphor", or sometimes a ...
17 Dec 2004: Pink
Politics: cars, colors, gender · no comments
... at work to pink; and of D., a generally nice guy who sometimes develops a sense-of-entitlement swagger and does something ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... Act: sweet jesus NO NO NO NO NO Yeah, shit happens, and sometimes it happens in the form of lawyers. That's why we have laws against ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... is really frustrating, and disruptive (and, one suspects, sometimes deliberately so), to be interrupted all the time and asked, "sorry, I ...
16 Sep 2004: Ikebana Fails Me
Aimless: dumpster diving, flower arranging, flowers, imperfection, life lessons · no comments
Sometimes, you get a few flowers from the dumpster. When they're in the dumpster, ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... over everyone in flyover country. The hippie in me sometimes thinks of it as a way to give the land itself a voice, by amplifying ...
10 Aug 2004: Yeah I Feel Like A Putz
Personal: cars, driving · 2 comments
... the freeway to discover that my engine was smoking - as sometimes happens. Upon further inspection, I noticed the cap to the ...
1 Aug 2004: Pimp Mah Blawg!
Meta: blogtinkery · 1 comment
... frivolous scripts and crap add-ons is just immense. And sometimes you just gotta fix what ain't broken, but I'm tellin' you, it will be ...
17 Jul 2004: Someone’s Been Waiting
Meta: fan mail, monkeys · no comments
... rocks tie dye THE LIFE monkeys Sometimes you people just exhaust my creativity. It's like coming face to face ...
18 Mar 2004: Double-Spacing After Periods
Human Fuzzies: fonts, typography · 3 comments
... Our corporate house style is incredibly un-stylish. Sometimes I rebel by putting internal documents in Helvetica instead of ...
11 Feb 2004: Lovey Linky Valentines
Links: chocolate, Valentine's Day · no comments
... in the box. It was a convenience, but it meant that sometimes boxes were underweight. I will not post a link to the article on ...
22 Aug 2003: But You Still Have Two Kidneys, Scott!
Politics: California politics, criminals, media politics, organ donation, political tactics · 2 comments
... overshadowed by Bill Simon's selfless party line toeing. Sometimes, events happen faster than we can demand media coverage for ...
24 Jun 2003: Am I an Ex-Academic?
Personal: · 3 comments
... off like pieces of pastry that I'm not allowed to eat. Sometimes I've managed, and other times I've hidden under my pillow. But all ...
9 Jun 2003: The End of the Internet??
Aimless: · no comments
Sometimes, after wasting too much time on Teh Olde IntarNette, I realize that if ...
2 Jun 2003: Real Ultimate Molluscs!!! (and stuff on my door)
Aimless: · 3 comments
... sweet that I want to crap my pants. I can't believe it sometimes, but I feel it inside my heart. These guys are totally awesome and ...
29 Apr 2003: I bid on fleas and spoons
Links, Teaching: Internet goofiness · no comments
... last night power-napping in the library bathroom lounge. Sometimes, though, it's hard to tell. Note to future professors: when planning ...
7 Nov 2002: Drop of Someone
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... what I'm talking about. I want to chatter too, though sometimes it seems like my chatterings are all the same and I'd rather just go ...
15 Sep 2002: A Beach between the Airport and an Oil Refinery
Personal: · no comments
... your residential areas slightly too far from the ocean. Sometimes it's good to go driving on a Saturday night. It reminds me of why I ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... messy enough to be bothersome, that's when you clean. Sometimes this takes a month; sometimes it takes a few days, but in any case, you can live perfectly well in ...
31 May 2002: Someone Loves Me
Meta: salad · no comments
... than makes up for being disappointed with a google-toy: sometimes you are brilliant. I love you. Aww. I love you too, unknown ...
9 May 2002: Super Someone
Meta, Whimsy: fan mail, Internet doodads · no comments
... responds with a jolly old jingle: Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't! This is true. To be perfectly fair, though, one would also have to include the fact that sometimes you feel like a banana, and sometimes you don't. Right now I feel ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... Please remember that while you erase a single letter, I sometimes have to scribble out a complicated expression. Before you move on, ...
13 Apr 2002: Wizard of Bras
Personal: · 7 comments
... or padded, or coddled, or given a second satin skin. They sometimes want a piece of soft cloth to protect them from my itchy t-shirts, ...
10 Mar 2002: Much Ado About
Meta: · no comments
... standards make for shitty blogs. The flip side is that sometimes, things send me into rant-mode after triggering associations with ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... It's a very productive mode of thought. Luckily, sometimes all it takes is a well-timed bitch session and one person to remind ...
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 ...
26 Oct 2001: stealing stories
Meta: plagiarism, storytelling · no comments
... good anecdotes than I will. As a consequence of this fact, sometimes I feel a bit like a middleman or a sneaky meme-trader, like much of ...
25 Oct 2001: image games
Meta: · no comments
... suit, complete with the butt-flap, that I wore to class sometimes last year. I always felt bright and happy wandering around inside it. ...
10 Sep 2001: Salvaged Item #1
Aimless: · no comments
... of a deep baritone talking about nothing in particular, sometimes with music underneath, sometimes not. When the station changed its schedule I never heard it again, ...
9 Sep 2001: verbal thinker
Personal: · no comments
... carefully add word to word, though I know it must happen sometimes). I've also been trying to reconcile my inherent verbosity with the ...
24 Jul 2001: I’m a Poser
Personal: · 1 comment
... match. Multiple lessons learned, end of story. The moral: sometimes you just have to try an image on, walk around in it for a while, and ...
5 Jul 2001: Here we go again
Meta: · no comments
... California where outside is actually a palatable option. Sometimes, though, the project survives all my physics sets. We'll ...