Posts Tagged ‘ science ’

you’re gonna need a bigger boat

January 19, 2010

last night i made chili + cornbread + apple pie for some friends and followed it up with a viewing of JAWS! i’m on a kick of checking classic movies out of the library that i’ve never seen, so this was the first installment. got me thinking about the beauty of sharks and their...
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January 15, 2010

Yet another gem in the New York Public Library digital collections are the textile designs and drawings of E.A. Seguy. Absolutely stunning in their use of color, shape, pattern! Don’t you just want to wallpaper your house in this? I’m not even loving the bugs or butterflies that much, but I’m still so blown...
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January 11, 2010

lisa and i decided to spend our early sunday afternoon at flora grubb gardens, a nursery/home and garden store south of the city in the bayview area. i had heard of it before and trina suggested i go check it out…but i didnt realize how magical it really is! we wandered around the garden,...
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makes me want to climb a mountain

December 20, 2009

i flew into chicago yesterday. left a brunch of tacos in sunny, 60 degree san francisco for 30 degrees, a dusting of snow, and a desperate need for some gloves. but it’s not too cold, and luckily we were spared the dumping of snow that the east coast got, but it’s certainly not california!...
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wish list!

December 11, 2009

chanukkah starts tomorrow, chanukah sameach! i think i’ll do a party next week with doughnuts and latkes…yum! i spent all day today making a holiday guide for metier….but here’s MY wish list–8 days of chanukah, 8 days of gifts!!! (although mom or dad, if you’re reading this, i really just want cash!!! $$$$$!!!!!) meringue...
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chocolate is better than codeine

August 29, 2009

i have this terrible cough that won’t go away. i haven’t slept well for the last three nights, not to mention keeping nico up all night…cough attacks at work, at dinner, on bart….it’s terrible! tonight i was looking up some remedies…and lo and behold, guess what came up? DARK CHOCOLATE! apparently the theobromine content...
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