Tag Archives: reading too much

Hi Again

So I took a bit of a break from the internet.  Didn’t blog, didn’t tweet, didn’t read much of anything, barely checked my email.  Not for any big important reason: mostly we’d been to the library and I’ve been powering … Continue reading

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My Reading Rainbow 1

Thought I’d post what I’ve been reading lately.  This way you know what terribly important research has been keeping me from posting. Filth Wizardry, Made by Joel, and Science Toy Maker, plus the occasional post at Dollar Store Crafts.  Basically, Beauty … Continue reading

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Widdershins

My family are such nerds.  Case in point: my little sister (who is twelve) got a point off her math homework recently.  She used the word “widdershins” instead of “counter-clockwise” because “widdershins” is clearly an awesome word, and her math … Continue reading

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Excuses

Apparently I’m in a silly mood today.  Feel free to contribute your own in the comments. **** Dear God, Please excuse my son Satan for his dreadful behavior the other day.  His dog died just last week, and he’s been … Continue reading

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Differentiator

According to one blog, “Google is developing a service that will tell you what you’re reading.”  Um, thanks? I gather it’s an extension of the program that notices when I’m on a page in German and offers to translate, which … Continue reading

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Seeking

I re-read most of The Magician’s Nephew yesterday.  I think that’s my favorite of the Narnia books; I enjoy the humor, I like the thought of Aslan singing the world into being, and the philosophical elements are ones I like … Continue reading

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Supercritical

I don’t know how it came up, but while we were at the beach Hero ended up explaining sublimation to my little sister S.  Hero and I both took a semester of thermodynamics in college, but there was plenty we … Continue reading

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Muddying the spilled milk

My friend Sue blogged today about the recent FDA raids on sources of raw milk.  (LA Times covered the raid here.)  She’s outraged, and probably reasonably so, about the restrictions on unpasturized foods. (I say probably because I wish I … Continue reading

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Bananas in Pajamas

(I have no idea who or what Bananas in Pajamas actually were, but they had an awfully silly commercial on TV when I was in high school.  We made up alternate lyrics to the jingle – the only bit I … Continue reading

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Tipsy

You know, it’s really a shame that all the coolest idioms are about being drunk.  Well, that and a few other things like sex.  But the point remains that there’s no way for me to use them on a regular … Continue reading

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