Category Archives: humor

A bit of excitement.

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Not the recommended kind, though. I’ve been getting a lot of headaches, sometimes very migraine-like, lately. I’ve got a consult in with the neurologist for a week and a half from now, but for the moment, I’ve been taking Aleve at the first signs of a headache and resorting to the heavy guns (sumatriptan) if it doesn’t go away. If… Read more »

Bacon Soda!

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I promised bacon soda and I will deliver! So I wandered into BevMo the other night because I know they have an amazing selection of root beers and sarsaparillas, and they’re also about the only place in town that sell birch beer, which I adore. (I want to try spruce beer, but I’m told that’s an East Coast thing and… Read more »

oops.

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I caught this beauty on the The Science of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis on NPR’s website. The page looks solid, but in the upper right, I had to read twice to make sure I was reading correctly. Yes, not only is Japan suffering from the aftereffects of a 9.0 earthquake, a tsunami, and a nuclear crisis, they seem to have ended… Read more »

C is for Cookie

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Been meaning to share

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pew pew pew

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Pew pew

Found this on the ground this morning as I was walking into work. It was part of a larger chalk drawing. It made me laugh. There’s more to say, but I’m gathering thoughts right now. Maybe later. [This entry is also serving to test the new crossposter. If this works, this entry should show up on my LJ and my… Read more »

Teaching in the Rain

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So Berkeley professors have been besieged by protests and spurious fire alarms this week as people protest about their fees going up (again). I don’t want to talk about the California budget situation right now, because it just makes me angry and — well, that’s no fun. So instead, here’s a picture of one of our intrepid Cal professors finishing… Read more »

Two things

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Beautiful day!

It was a beautiful morning in Sacramento this morning. It hasn’t started raining yet, but over the last hour, the clouds have rolled in, so it’s coming I heart fortune: Your fortune for the day Q: How many members of the U.S.S. Enterprise does it take to change a light bulb? A: Seven. Scotty has to report to Captain Kirk… Read more »