Monthly Archives: September 2010

Start Your Day Right, With Visqueen

I’ve elaborated at length about why I love Visqueen so damn much. But nothing that I say could possibly explain their radness as much as this video for the song “Ward.” It’s a great song, super rocking and poppy. The … Continue reading

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The Pickle-tini

I’m hardly a lush, but I do enjoy a strong beverage from time to time. I usually go for a small glass of bourbon. With ice. (I know, I know.) But we recently ran out of bourbon, so I invented … Continue reading

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Why I Work From Home

Today, I’m not working from home. Today, I have two work sessions/meetings 50 miles apart from each other in two different states. I will spend even less of my day at home than on most days of the old job. … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About Today: Wilderness Heart

We pre-ordered Black Mountain’s Wilderness Heart on vinyl, so they let us download a digital copy of the album a few weeks ago. Today is its official release date. I have listened to this album nearly every day since it … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Masala

A couple of days ago, we discovered Sahadi’s, a magical emporium of imported foods from everywhere, but especially the Middle East. And so cheap. We were about to go to a movie, so we only got a few obvious necessities: … Continue reading

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Being Plagiarized=Weird

A few minutes ago, I checked to see if any comments had come in on my blog in the night. There was one pingback from a site I had never been to before, oucognition.com. The pingback was a link to … Continue reading

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Why I Work From Home

Today, I rode my bike to Manhattan and Brighton beaches. I had never been to either of these places, but I got the sense that the atmosphere is drastically different now from what it was a week ago. Most people … Continue reading

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Some Haiku in Between Other Things

For most of this week, I have been living off the leftovers of the mediocre Rosh Hashanah Feast, supplemented by boiled eggs. This is because I am devoting my time to applying for projects (you know, in order to afford … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah/Harvest Dinner

One of the many reasons why I love not having a religion is being able to celebrate a variety of holidays and traditions via food. My Jewish friends tell me that Rosh Hashanah is one of the better eating holidays … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Cake in the Oven

Committing to bake a cake in a 400-degree oven in early September was maybe not the greatest decision ever. Nor the most energy efficient, as I sit in front of my blasting air conditioner. The plums sure look nice though.

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